This is the main portal to databases and other library sources for nursing research at Van Wylen Library, Hope College.
Last Updated: Feb 20, 2013
When you find a citation in a database that doesn't have the full text of the article included, look for these links:
Following these links will search our system to see if we have it available somewhere else. Be patient, sometimes you have to click through several links to get to the article!
"Cumulative Index to Nursing and Allied Health Literature" - provides indexing for more than 3,000 journals from the fields of nursing and allied health. The database contains more than 2.6 million records dating back to 1981.
- MEDLINE (FirstSearch interface)
Articles on all aspects of medicine, dentistry, and nursing (1965 - present)
- Health and Wellness Resources Center
Medical, health, and wellness information (articles, diseases/conditions glossary, herbal remedies, dictionary, etc.)
- Health Reference Center Academic
For health research (articles, encyclopedia entries, etc.)
- Ovid SP
Full-text nursing journals
- PubMed (.gov)
For research in all aspects of medicine, dentistry, and nursing (U.S. National Library of Medicine National Institutes of Health)
- Cochrane Library
Collection of databases for clinical decision-making in healthcare
- Web of Science
Citation index for all disciplines (1955-present)
- Google Scholar
Search the open web for scholarly literature (journal articles and abstracts, books and book previews, theses, etc.). Access to some full-text articles may not be available from off-campus. Please contact a librarian for access issues.