Nursing Research Guide
Virtual Library Orientation
Find articles on nursing
CINAHL Provides indexing for journals in nursing and allied health fields
Cochrane Library Provides systematic reviews in health care
MEDLINE Provides indexing for journals that cover medicine, physiology, and human biology
National Guideline Clearinghouse Provides summaries of evidence-based clinical practice guidelines
PLOS Medicine PLOS (Public Library of Science) is a nonprofit publisher that publishes open access, peer-reviewed journals such as PLOS ONE, PLOS Biology, and PLOS Medicine
PsycINFO Provides citations and summaries of journal articles, book chapters, books, dissertations, and technical reports in the field of psychology and related disciplines
PubMed Provides citations for biomedical literature from MEDLINE, life science journals, and online books, which may include links to full-text content from PubMed Central and publisher web sites
SPORTDiscus Offers coverage in sports, fitness, and related disciplines
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Academic Search Premier (Ebsco) Provides access to journals that cover the social sciences, the humanities, education, and general science
Academic OneFile (Gale) Provides access to journals that cover the social sciences, the humanities, education, and general science
Google Scholar Link to Google Scholar through the library website to authenticate yourself as a CSUMB affiliate so that when you find an article citation in Google Scholar with a "Find Text @ CSUMB" link, you will be able to get to the full text of the article
Science Direct (Elsevier) Provides access to journals for scientific, technical, and medical research
SpringerLink Journals Provides access to journals that cover life science, medicine, physics, engineering, mathematics, computer science, humanities, and economics
Wiley Interscience Provides access to journals in a variety of disciplines in both the hard and social sciences
Books in the CSUMB Library
The CSUMB Library Catalog lists books and videos in the CSUMB Library's collection.
You can find items that an instructor has placed on course reserve through the library catalog.
The library also provides access to several hundred ebooks on nursing (CSUMB CSUMB username required for access).
CSUMB students, faculty and staff may use the ILLiad Interlibrary Loan Request Form to borrow books from other libraries.
Selected reference sources
Selected websites for nursing
Nursing World from the American Nurses Association
Nursing on the Net from the National Network of Libraries of Medicine
APA style guide
APA (American Psychological Association) Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association (CSUMB Reference Collection REF BF76.7 .P83 2010)
Subject librarian for Wellness, and library liaison to the College of Health Sciences and Human Services.