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Nursing Resources: Guide for Distance Students

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nurse_blue.PNG Get help from a librarian

 Contact Barbara, Robin, or Alfred  ----------------------------------------->

nurse_red.PNGFind scholarly journal articles on a nursing topic

Search one of the following article databases:

  CINAHL with Full Text (EBSCO)
Permier database for searching nursing journals. Click for downloadable search guide. Watch a 5-min. video demo.

  PubMed
Most extensive database for medicine and biomedicin.  Also includes a group of major nursing journals. Click for downloadable instructions.

  Scopus (Elsevier)
Find journal articles in the sciences, including medicine and nursing.  Easy search engine.

Click to see more article databases.

Search tips:

  • Log in with your Villanova email ID and password.
  • Type keywords into search boxes.
  • SAMPLE SEARCH RESULT:

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  • Click pdf icon or Find It find_it.jpg  to see if library has full text.
  • At next screen, click ARTICLE to access full text

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  •  If you see the message "Sorry, no online holdings were found for this journal?" use ILLiad link to request article from interlibrary loan.

nurse_blue.PNGSearch Google Scholar for articles in nursing journals

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  • Turn Google into a journal article search engine by using Google Scholar.
  • Start at http://scholar.google.com 
  • Follow these steps to search Google Scholar and link to articles that you can get FULL TEXT from Falvey Library.

nurse_red.PNGFind the full text of an article when you already have the reference.

Widenhorn-Muller K, Hille K.  Influence of having breakfast on cognitive performance and mood in 13- to 20-year-old hight school students: results of a crossover trial.  Pediatrics. 2008;122:279-284.

  • Type the information into the "Search for an Article" form at Journal Finder.

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  •  Click Article to access full text.

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  •  Did you get the message "Sorry, no online holdings were found for this journal?"  Get the article electronically from another library, free of charge, by completing an ILLiad request.

nurse_blue.PNGGet the full text of an article FREE when the journal website says you have to pay $$

  • First, see if Falvey Library has access to full text.  Type the article information into the "Search for an Article" form at Journal Finder.

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  • Did you get the message "Sorry, no online holdings were found for this journal?"  GET IT DELIVERED ELECTRONICALLY FROM ANOTHER LIBRARY FREE by using ILLiad.
  • HINT: Next time try searching CINAHL, PubMed, or Scopus (links above), or GOOGLE SCHOLAR (see instructions above).

nurse_red.PNGSee more nursing resources: online dictionaries, medical encyclopedias, handbooks, and more

Click to see our Nursing and Medicine resources page.

Also Team Leader, Nursing/Life Sciences

bquintil Barbara Quintiliano
Nursing/Life Sciences & Instructional Services Librarian
Falvey Library, Villanova University
800 Lancaster Avenue
Villanova , PA , 19085
Room 225
610-519-5207


rbowles Robin Bowles
Nursing/Life Science Librarian
Falvey Library, Villanova University
800 Lancaster Avenue
Villanova , PA , 19085
Room 230
610-519-8129


afry Alfred Fry
Science Librarian
Falvey Library, Villanova University
800 Lancaster Avenue
Villanova , PA , 19085
Room 224
610-519-4283



 


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