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Nursing Resources at Shepard Library

Essential Databases for Nursing

Proquest Nursing & Allied Health
Coverage: Journals and dissertations covering nursing, allied health, and alternative and complementary medicine.

State Center for Health Statistics
Coverage: SCHS is responsible for data collection and research, production of reports, and maintenance of a comprehensive collection of North Carolina health statistics.

Additional Databases

Health Science: A SAGE Full-Text Collection
Coverage: Social studies of health, public policy, health services & administration, health education, community/public health nursing. 1982-Current.

North Carolina Public Health
Coverage: Provides a site covering a wide range of programs and services, all aimed toward protecting and improving the health of the people who live and work in North Carolina.

American Psychological Association's (APA) renowned resource for abstracts of scholarly journal articles, book chapters, books, and dissertations, is the largest resource devoted to peer-reviewed literature in behavioral science and mental health. Journal coverage, which spans from 1800s to present, includes international material selected from around 2,500 periodicals in dozens of languages.


Basic CINAHL Searching

Advanced CINAHL Searching

PubMed Help Files and Tutorials
PubMed provides a variety of tutorials it calls "Quick Tours."