Articles in Nursing Journals
Not every nursing journal will have "nursing" or "nurse" in the title. Scanning database search results for articles published in journals with only "nursing" or "nurse" in the title is not an efficient or accurate identification method.
Therefore, in order to efficiently locate articles published in nursing journals, one method is to use the filter for Nursing Journals in the CINAHL database.
Articles Written by Nurses
Nurses can publish their research anywhere, not just in nursing journals. To find articles written by nurses, use the First Author is Nurse or Any Author is Nurse limits in CINAHL.
See below for additional details and instructions. Questions? Contact your Nursing Librarian Jodi Jameson (email@example.com, 419.383.5152)
After conducting a search in the CINAHL (nursing & allied health literature) database, you can narrow your results to articles published in nursing journals only.
To find articles in nursing journals only, follow these steps after retrieving your initial set of results in CINAHL:
Your search results will now be limited to articles published in nursing journals.
Nurses and nurse researchers might not always publish articles in nursing-specific journals. They may publish their work in general health sciences or medical journals.
To find articles written by nurses, follow these steps after retrieving your initial set of results in CINAHL:
Your search results will now be limited to articles written by nurses.
If you have any questions about these steps, please contact your Nursing Librarian Jodi Jameson (firstname.lastname@example.org, 419.383.5152).
After clicking any of the links below, choose Journal under Resource Type on the left side of the page.
You can search/browse for specific nursing journals within the library's Online Journals List.
Also see the Browsing Nursing Journals by Specialty box on this page to view journals categorized by special interest area.