Course Guide for Nursing 526
CINAHL - Cumulative Index to Nursing and Allied Health Literature
The CINAHL database indexes over 1,600 journals
in the fields of Nursing and Allied Health along with the publications of
the American Nurses Association and the National League for Nursing. In
addition, it also includes citations to nursing dissertations, selected
conference proceedings, standards of professional practice, educational
software, health care books, and audiovisual materials in nursing.
PubMed @ UIC
PubMed searches the MEDLINE database plus
publisher-supplied citations. The MEDLINE database is produced by the
National Library of Medicine and provides bibliographic citations to
journal articles from the fields of medicine, nursing, dentistry,
veterinary medicine, and the preclinical sciences. The coverage extends
back to the 1950s and covers over 4,800 biomedical journals from
around the world.
UIC Electronic Resources
You may want to search databases covering
other fields of study. The UIC Library has access to dozens of databases.
Some which may be of interest for your research include: PsycInfo, ERIC,
Social Science Abstracts, Current Contents, Web of Science.
FINDING THE ARTICLES
Electronic Journals (Online Full-Text)
UIC Electronic Journals
This is an alphabetic list, by journal title of the UIC Library
collection. It is also possible to search by exact start of journal title or by words in journal title.
UIUC Electronic Journals
This page provides access to the UIUC E-Journal collection. You can
browse the journals by subject or search for a specific title.
Print Journal Collection
This is the UIC Library online catalog. Search this system to see
if a journal is available in print at the Library of the Health Sciences-Urbana. Search by Journal Title.
UIUC Library Online Catalog
Access this system to see if a journal is available in print at one of the
libraries on the UIUC campus. Search by Journal Title.
If you need an article in a journal that is not available either online or
in print at this campus, you may request an interlibrary loan.
This link provides access to online forms used for loan requests.
CITATION FORMAT INFORMATION & WRITING ASSISTANCE
RefWorks is a bibliographic management program which allows you to set up
your own database of citations which you enter, import, or export directly
into the system. You can use this program to automatically create
bibliographies in many formats including APA.
Citation and Style Guides
This page provides links to information
about various citation styles including APA. The Publication Manual of
the APA is also available at the Library of the Health Sciences on
The Writers' Workshop provides free writing assistance to students,
faculty, and staff. This page also provides links to a grammar
handbook as well as bibliographical styles.
Library of the Health Sciences
Education and Social Science Library
UIUC Library Gateway
Guides and Tutorials
Criteria for Evaluating the Quality of Health Information on the Internet
Library of the Health Sciences-Urbana
PubMed's HELP pages
National Library of Medicine