Guide to Library and Information Resources in Nursing

 

Searching Google is quick and easy but it may not be the best way to find scholarly, credible information. The library provides specialized materials and services supporting the College's nursing and allied health programs. The library staff provide reference service including access to CINAHL databases and instruction on the most effective use of library and information resources.

Databases
Off campus access is available through the library's database page at http://www.atlantic.edu/library/researchDatabase.htm. Contact the library for login instructions.

      CINAHL with Full Text
      CINAHL®, the Cumulative Index to Nursing and Allied Health Literature, with Full Text is
      the world's most comprehensive source of full text for nursing & allied health journals,
      providing full text for nearly 600 journals.

      Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition
      This database provides nearly 550 scholarly full text journals and features the Lexi-PAL
      Drug Guide,
which covers 1,300 generic drug patient education sheets with more than
      4,700 brand names.

     CINAHL with Full Text tutorials These tutorials will guide you through the CINAHL
     search process
     Click here to view Basic Searching tutorial

     Click here to view Advanced Searching Techniques tutorial

Recommended Websites

Reference
     HealthyNJ - dictionaries, images, drug information and more.
     http://www.healthynj.org/reference/reference.htm

     MedlinePlus
     http://medlineplus.gov/

     Merck Manual of Diagnosis and Therapy
     http://www.merck.com/mmpe/index.html

Nursing
     Nursing on the Net: Health Care Resources You Can Use
     http://nnlm.gov/training/nursing/sampler.html

     Discover Nursing Scholarship Search
     http://www.discovernursing.com/scholarship-search

     National Institute of Nursing Research — Free Publications
     http://www.ninr.nih.gov/NewsAndInformation/NINRPublications

     Lippincott’s Nursing Center
     http://www.nursingcenter.com/home/index.asp

     Nursing Matters Fact Sheets on Current Health and Social Issues
     http://www.icn.ch/matters.htm

Nursing Theory
     Nursing Theory Page
     http://www.sandiego.edu/academics/nursing/theory/

     Nurse Scribe's Nursing Theory Page
     http://www.enursescribe.com/nurse_theorists.php

Organizations
     American Nurses Association
     http://www.nursingworld.org/

     New Jersey Nurses Association
     http://www.njsna.org/

     International Council of Nurses Guidelines
     http://www.icn.ch/guidelines.htm

     New Jersey State Board of Nursing
     http://www.state.nj.us/oag/ca/medical/nursing.htm

Search over 2,800 U.S. Hospital Web Sites
http://ebennett.org/hospitalsearch/

The library staff will be happy to help you access databases, find journal articles and navigate the web. Please stop by your local campus or feel free to contact us at:

http://www.atlantic.edu/library/askLibrarian.htm