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Nursing Resources



  • Full text for more than 1,300 journals indexed in CINAHL
  • Indexing for more than 5,000 Journals
  • Searchable Cited References for more than 1,460 journals
  • Author Affiliations
  • Full text dating back to 1937
  • Deep full text for a number of titles
  • More than 3.9 million records dating back to 1937
  • Over 130 Evidence-based Care Sheets
  • Nearly 170 Quick Lessons providing Overviews of Disease and Conditions
  • 170 Continuing Education Modules
  • Full text for 360 Research Instrument Records

For those citations which are not fulltext, use LibKey to get the item or request an Interlibrary Loan.




Essential Nursing Collection

Please note that all the journals in this database are fully indexed in Cinahl and linked via LibKey  There are also limitations on simultaneous users.  If you get a  message saying that all logins are in use, try again later.  When using an OVID Essential Nursing title, be sure to logoff when finished.  



  • Corresponds to the print indexes Index Medicus, Index to Dental Literature, and International Nursing Index.
  • Includes thousands of records with substantial abstracts.  NOT FULLTEXT - must use LibKey
  • Please be aware that this is the same database as PubMed - see box to the left.
Using MEDLINE will give you access to LibKey, which will provide information on whether or not Connelly Library owns an item and can immediately request an ILL if we do not.