Nursing Databases

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Nursing Databases

*1 search through all nursing databases*

One search through the following Ebsco's Host database: CINAHL Plus with Full Text, Health and Psychosocial Instruments, Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition, MEDLINE, Academic Search Complete, and AHFS Consumer Medication Information. For access to Nursing Reference Center (EBSCOHost), you would have to click on the Nursing Reference Center link located in this nursing database page. 

CINAHL Plus with Full Text (EBSCOHost)

CINAHL is the authoritative resource for nursing and allied health professionals, students, educators and researchers. This database provides indexing for 2,857 journals from the fields of nursing and allied health. The database contains more than 1,000,000 records dating back to 1982.

eBook Central

EBook Central, a growing e-book collection spanning all academic subject areas.

eBook Clinical Collection

Designed for use in clinical settings, biomedical libraries and academic-medical institutions, this subscription collection features more than 3,600 hand-selected e-books that focus on medical specialties, nursing, allied health and general practice areas.

eBook Medical Collection

Offer clinicians and students unlimited, anytime access to essential medical e-books. This subscription collection features thousands of hand-selected e-books designed for use in clinical settings, biomedical libraries and academic-medical institutions.

Health and Psychosocial Instruments (EBSCOHost)

Health and Psychosocial Instruments provides ready access to information on measurement instruments (i.e., questionnaires, interview schedules, checklists, index measures, coding schemes/ manuals, rating scales, projective techniques, vignettes/scenarios, tests) in the health fields, psychosocial sciences, organizational behavior, and library and information science.

Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition (EBSCOHost)

This database provides nearly 550 scholarly full text journals focusing on many medical disciplines. Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition also features abstracts and indexing for nearly 850 journals. This database is updated on a daily basis. 


Offers researchers the ability to retrieve high-resolution, scanned images of journal issues and pages as they were originally designed, printed, and illustrated. The journals archived in JSTOR span many disciplines.  JSTOR is not a current issues database. Because of JSTOR's archival mission, there is a gap, typically from 1 to 5 years, between the most recently published journal issue and the back issues available in JSTOR.


MEDLINE provides authoritative medical information on medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, the health care system, pre-clinical sciences, and much more. Created by the National Library of Medicine, MEDLINE uses MeSH (Medical Subject Headings) indexing with tree, tree hierarchy, subheadings and explosion capabilities to search citations from over 4,800 current biomedical journals.

National Library of Medicine

The National Library of Medicine offers a wide variety of resources related to the biomedical and health sciences, both past and present. Resources are available in a variety of formats: searchable databases, bibliographic citations, full text, archival collections and images.

Nursing Reference Center (EBSCOHost)

Nursing Reference Center (NRC) is the premier evidence-based information resource designed specifically for nurses. With Nursing Reference Center, nurses can get answers to questions quickly, strengthen their nursing skills, and read full-text journal articles anytime, and anywhere.


The R2 Digital Library is a web based database available from Rittenhouse Book Distributors. It offers fully integrated and searchable medical, nursing and allied health source book content from key health science publishers, on a web based platform.