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  • CINAHL Plus with Full Text 
    The Cumulative Index to Nursing & Allied Health Literature is the definitive research tool for nursing and allied health journals. CINAHL coverage dates back to 1982.
  • MEDLINE with Full Text
    This database provides authoritative medical information on medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, the health care system, pre-clinical sciences, and much more with full-text content available for over 1450 titles and indexing dating back to the 1950's. It is a necessary resource to search when doing research in any of the health sciences.
  • Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews
    Considered the highest level of evidence; this resource is a must-search for health topics.
  • Trip Database - Clinical Search Engine
  • The TRIP Database is a clinical search tool designed to allow health professionals to rapidly identify the highest quality clinical evidence for clinical practice.
    National Library of Medicine's databases on toxicology, hazardous chemicals, environmental health, and toxic releases.
  • Ovid Nursing Journals Full Text
    Journals range in scope from general nursing to specializations, such as emergency and dermatology nursing. All titles are indexed in CINAHL.
  • Joanna Briggs Institute EBP Database
    Includes Systematic Reviews, Evidence Summaries, and Best Practice Information Sheets.
  • Science Direct
    This is a collection of full text journals with content in the sciences including medicine, nursing and allied health.
  • Cochrane Central Register of Controlled Trials 
    Includes reports published in conference proceedings and in many other sources not currently listed in MEDLINE or other bibliographic databases. This index of controlled trials and other healthcare interventions serves as the best available resource for those preparing and maintaining systematic reviews or searching for trials.
  • Cochrane Methodology Register
    The register indexes studies relevant to the methods of systematic reviews of healthcare and social interventions. This database includes journal articles, book chapters, conference proceedings, conference abstracts and reports of ongoing methodological research.