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Database List

Select the best database for your research topic.

List of Databases for Nursing & Health Sciences Topics

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CINAHL Complete

A good place to start your research.  Very powerful search interface, but works just fine with simple searches.  Need help searching EBSCO's Databases?

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Nursing Reference Center

This database contains drug manuals, care plan guides, and lab manuals.  Look up disease and drug information.  Essential for every nursing student!  Need help searching Nursing Reference Center?

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Mometrix - TEAS and NCLEX Study Materials

Do you need to study for the TEAS or NCLEX exams?  This database has some great study materials and practice questions for you to use.  


OVID Journals

Access articles from peer-reviewed nursing journals.  We have access to 2015 and prior for most journals + Nursing Community College Basic Journal CollectionNeed help searching OVID Journals?

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New England Journal of Medicine

Search for articles from the New England Journal of MedicineNeed help searching the New England Journal of Medicine?

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Biological Science Collection

Search this comprehensive database for articles for your health sciences research.  After EBSCO, this is the next best place to try to find sources for your assignment.  Need help searching the Biological Science Collection?
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BioOne Complete

If you strike out in EBSCO or the Biological Science Collection, try this database.  The articles found here probably aren't listed anywhere else.  Need help searching BioOne Complete?

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Wiley Online Library

This is also a broad database that covers many subjects like EBSCO. Need help searching Wiley Online Library?

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Nursing and Allied Health eBook Collection

From clinical guides and evidence-based practice manuals, to practical handbooks and professional growth titles, this e-book collection provides researchers the information they need to provide outstanding care. (EBSCO)

Visible Body

Taking an A&P or Nursing class?  This database provides a virtual 3D model of the human body that lets you virtually dissect and identify its parts.  Want to download the mobile app?

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Disability in the Modern World: History of a Social Movement

One person in seven experiences disability, yet the story of this community and its contributions is largely absent from the scholarly record. Access to the primary and secondary source materials within this collection enables you to include this important piece of the puzzle in your research. (Alexander Street)

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Films on Demand

There are many videos in this database on nursing skills and what it's like to work in the health sciences.  Need help searching Films on Demand?

Academic Video Online (AVON)

Search for many documentaries and lectures on nursing and the health sciences.  Need help searching AVON?

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Watch hundreds of documentaries, independent, and international films.  Need help searching Kanopy? logo

Access hundreds of videos designed to improve the clinical skills of mental health professionals. videos feature experts in session with real clients, and step-by-step explanations of their interventions.

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Cambridge Core Journals

This is a broad database that covers many subjects: the humanities, social sciences and science, technology and medicine.  

Not finding what you need?  Access other databases for nursing & health sciences research.

Nursing & Health Sciences Playbooks

The library creates "playbooks" for research.  In sports, teams have playbooks that help them win the game. At PVCC, the library has playbooks that help you "win" at research.  Check them out:

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