RLO: Using databases to find journal articles

 

Resources

To access these resources, you will need to have a valid username and password from a University that subscribes to these databases. Check with your local library for further information.

Title/link Description
CINAHL
An American database covering healthcare books, nursing dissertations, selected conference proceedings, standards of professional practice, educational software and audiovisual materials on nursing and related subjects from 1982 onwards.
British Nursing Index (BNI)
Includes articles from the English language nursing journals published primarily in the UK. Coverage is from 1985 - and includes all aspects of nursing, midwifery and community healthcare.
Medline
Medline is the premier source for bibliographic and abstract coverage of biomedical and clinical medical literature. Medline provides access to approximately 3,700 medical journals, some in full text, as well as some books and conference proceedings from 1966 onwards.
PsycINFO
Covers the professional and academic literature in psychology and related disciplines, including medicine, psychiatry, nursing, sociology, pharmacology, physiology and linguistics. )
ASSIA Covers health, social services, economics, politics, race relations and education from 1987 to date.
Web of Science Provides access to the Science, Social Sciences, and Arts & Humanities Citation Index. It enables users to search multidisciplinary information from over 8,500, high impact research journals in the world. It also provides unique cited reference searching.

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