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Nursing

Guide for library resources in the Nursing field

Top Research Databases

Additional Nursing Databases & Resources

More Nursing & Health Related Research Databases

Bates Visual Guide to Physical Assessment & Other Assessment Videos: Resource Provided by the ASU College of Nurising and Health Innovation Simulation & Learning Resources (SLR) Center.

National Guidelines ClearinghouseNGC is an initiative of the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) , U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. NGC provides physicians and other health professionals, health care providers, health plans, integrated delivery systems, purchasers, and others an accessible mechanism for obtaining objective, detailed information on clinical practice guidelines and to further their dissemination, implementation, and use.

Physical Education Index: Search to retrieve journal citations on biomechanics, kinesiology, coaching, curriculum, dance, health, history, law, measurement-evaluation, motor learning, patients pertaining to sporting goods and exercise equipment, perception, philosophy, physical education, physical fitness, physical therapy, recreation, research, sports activities, sports psychology, sport sociology, sports, sports medicine, teaching methods, and training.

Scopus: Scopus is an abstract and citation database of peer-reviewed literature and web sources with tools to track, analyze and visualize research. Scopus provides access to a broad portfolio of health and science content from around the world.

SPORTS Discus: Search a topic to retrieve journal citations and abstracts covering all areas of sport, physical fitness, exercise, sports medicine, physical education & training.  Full-text contains content from books, book chapters, conference proceedings, and journal & magazine articles.

Trip Database: Open access meta-search engine focusing on high level evidence including clinical trials.  Contains content that can be found in PubMed or Cochrane among other things.

General

Academic Search PremierThis is a great starting place for any topic. It covers all subject areas, includes articles from both popular magazines and scholarly journals, and has lots of full text. 

Web of Science: Provides access to information about publications in approximately 5,800 of the world's leading scientific and technical journals in a broad range of disciplines.  

Google Scholar: enables you to search specifically for scholarly literature, including peer-reviewed articles, theses, books, preprints, abstracts and technical reports from all broad areas of research. Use Google Scholar to find articles from a wide variety of academic publishers, professional societies, preprint repositories and universities, as well as scholarly articles available across the web. *Always access Google Scholar via ASU Library for links to full-text from ASU Library subscription resources.

Accessing Articles - GetIt@ASU

When searching a research database click Get It!@ASU  for options to access full-text. 

If we have access to an article look for View It and links to the article.

If we do not have immediate access to an article look for Get It and a link to request the article for free through Interlibrary Loan. Find out more about using Interlibrary Loan.

Finding Peer Reviewed Articles

Find out if an article was published in a journal that uses peer-review:

  1. Go to Ulrichs Web - a Research Database with information about journals and other publications
  2. Search for the journal title that your article was published in (for example: BMC Medicine)
  3. Look for this image next to the journal title:
    • This image indicates that the journal is 'Refereed,' another term that means 'Peer-Reviewed.'

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