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What are the best databases for doing research on nursing or medicine?

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Which databases are best for doing research on nursing or medicine may depend on the specific topic or subject area you are studying. The following databases are some of our best resources for finding this information and would be a good place to start your research:

Health Source Nursing

Indexes over 620 journals in several medical disciplines, including the full-text of 580 of those publications.

MedlinePlus

The National Library of Medicine's database containing over 11 million references and abstracts in the field of Medicine.

PubMed Central

PubMed Central (PMC) is the U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH) free digital archive of biomedical and life sciences journal literature.

Sage Premier

Access to the content of over 500 peer-reviewed journals from 1999 to date, published by SAGE with coverage in Business, Humanities, Social Sciences, and Science, Technology and Medicine.

BioMed Central

BioMed Central is an STM (Science, Technology and Medicine) publisher which has pioneered the open access publishing model. BioMed Central views open access to research as essential in order to ensure the rapid and efficient communication of research findings. A portfoliio of 220 journals, all research articles in BioMed Central's journals receive rapid and thorough peer review.

Healthline

Healthline provides a comprehensive overview of thousands of health conditions for individuals and/or their loved ones and offers a variety of free educational tools and more Healthline is HON certified and all information has been reviewed for medical accuracy by an MD.

For more databases and resources on nursing or medicine visit our LibGuides or Ask A Librarian for more help.

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