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This is a guide to some of the most important electronic resources in the field of Nursing

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Citing References

  APA StyleA reference guide from the Purdue University.
  Vancouver StyleA reference guide from the University of Auckland Library
  Citing Drug Databases in AMA Style: A reference guide from the MGH Institute of Health Professions
  Citing Medicine, 2nd edition - The NLM Style Guide for Authors, Editors, and Publishers
  Citing Database TopicsDynaMedLexicomp, Micromedex, & UpToDate
  Citation Reference Tools: 
        EndNote 20

Key E-Resources

Major Databases

Google Scholar Search

Nursing Clinical Skills Databases

Consult the following databases for step-by-step guides of nursing procedures and skills in a variety of specialty settings. 



Anatomy & Physiology

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Pathology & Image

Databases for Evidence-Based Practice / Systematic Review (SR)

Tools / News


Calculators from ClinicalKey which includes Drug Calculators, Clinical Criteria/Decision Trees Calculators, Medical Calculators and Unit Conversions Calculators.

DynaMed Calculators provide a series of calculators including medical equations, clinical criteria, decision trees, statistics calculators, units and dose convertors, etc. Click “Calculators” at the top of the menu bar to access.


Features more than 100,000 medical terms and definitions from the Stedman's Medical Dictionary with images and videos.

Provides encyclopedias, almanacs and reference sources for multidisciplinary research.

Learning Module

An innovative learning resource that allows users to choose from its 300 interactive evidence based modules with real life case scenarios to test your skills and improve your learning.


Electronic version of the print newspaper, from 1993 to current.



Test & Instruments are tools that aid researchers in the assessment of research participants, clients, or patients.


Contains real transcripts of therapy and counseling sessions and first-person narratives illuminating the experience of mental illness and its treatment, as well as reference works to contextualize the primary material.

Provides access to questionnaires, interview schedules, coding schemes/ manuals, tests in the health fields, psychosocial sciences, organizational behavior, and library and information science.

Contains reviews of all English-language standardized tests covering educational skills, personality, vocational aptitude, psychology and related areas.

PsycTESTS is a research database providing downloadable access to some psychological tests, measures, scales, and other assessments as well as descriptive and administrative information.


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