This LibGuide connects you to library resources and information to increase your skills, confidence, and knowledge in all aspects of nursing research, evidence-based practice, and scholarly communication.
Consult the side menu on the left side of the page for information, tutorials, and step-by-step guidance on the following topics:
Research Databases for Finding Articles: Knowing where to search for articles is equally as important as knowing how to search for articles. Connect to library databases for finding articles published in professional, scholarly journals in a variety of nursing and health sciences specialties.
Searching the CINAHL Database: Not sure where to start searching? Start with CINAHL. CINAHL (Cumulative Index to Nursing & Allied Health Literature) is a classic and essential resource for locating articles in nursing journals and other related health sciences fields.
Building a Search Strategy: Learn how to structure and organize your search terms to find comprehensive results using keywords, subject headings, Boolean logic, truncation, and other techniques.
Articles in Nursing Journals: Interested in research from nursing content experts? Narrow your search results to articles published in nursing journals only and/or articles written by nurses (but published in non-nursing journals).
Accessing Full-Text Articles: So, you've found lots of wonderful article titles and abstracts, and now you're ready to sit down and read them in their entirety. Learn how to access full-text articles seamlessly through the UToledo Libraries resources.