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NUR 3300 - Foundations of Research and Evidence-Based Practice: Scholarly Articles

Librarian-recommended resources to help you find the best available evidence.

Database Links - Appropriate Library Databases for a Literature Review

When searching for individual research studies in healthcare, CINAHL and PubMed should be used. CINAHL is the major database for nursing and allied health literature.  PubMed is a way to search MEDLINE, the major database of literature in the biomedical sciences.

Google and Google Scholar are NOT sufficient for doing a good literature search in health care, although you can use Google Scholar to supplement your searches in subject specific databases.

How to find appropriate nursing and health research articles

How do I get an article if Wright State does not have it?

If you use the  Find It button and there is no full text, you can request the article for free through interlibrary loan.

Evidence Evaluation Table - Template and Sample

APA Style

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