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NURSING / ALLIED HEALTH

Handouts
Library Orientation for Nursing Students

Locating evidence-based nursing articles

Recommended databases:
EBSCOHost:
     EBSCOHost 2.0 Tutorial
CINAHL Plus with Full Text
     Help Sheet     Tutorial
Health Source Plus/Nursing Academic
     Help Sheet
eBooks Community College Collection
     Help Sheet
       
Approved Web sites:
HON: Health on the Net Foundation (search engine)
http://www.hon.ch/HONsearch/Pro/honselect.html
Medical information you can trust

The Henry J. Keiser Family Foundation: Filling the need for trusted information on health issues
http://kff.org/

Martindale's: The Virtual Nursing Center
http://www.martindalecenter.com/Nursing.html

 

Peer-reviewed journals
PUBMED CENTRAL: A Free Archive of Health Sciences Journals
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/

Public Library of Science: Free, Open Access to Scientific Literature
http://www.plos.org/search.php

Google Scholar
http://scholar.google.com/

Medline Plus
http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/

Cochrane Library
http://www.thecochranelibrary.com/view/0/index.html

Video clips
Evaluating Web Sites Tutorial: University of Maryland
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-PTeonCmxkE

Evidence Based Practice in Nursing - by Rebecca Kolb RN, BSN, CEN
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OhvUyCvzfh8

Cochrane Collaboration (video)

Nursing periodical titles available in print at CCBC Library:
This is the list of current titles as of July 2013.  These are located in the nonfiction area, across from the Customer Service desk.

The American Journal of Nursing
Geriatric Nursing
Journal of Gerontological Nursing
Journal of Nursing Administration
Journal of Perinatal & Neonatal Nursing
Journal of Psychosocial Nursing and Mental Health Services
Journal of Transcultural Nursing
MCN, the American Journal of Maternal Child Nursing
Nursing (Current Year)
Nursing Education Perspectives
Nursing Made Incredibly Easy
Nursing Management
Nursing Research
Pediatric Nursing
Transcultural Nursing