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Published by the U.S. National Library of Medicine, PubMed is the premier resource for medical literature. It is an international database for all medical professions, so use the left sidebar to limit by language, article type, or a specialty area like nursing.
The Ovid Nursing database includes full-text articles from Lippincott Williams & Wilkins nursing journal plus indexing for a nursing and allied health sub-set of the MEDLINE database. Searching is enhanced with the inclusion of specialized nursing and evidence-based care limits, the OVID Nursing Subject Thesauruas, and MeSH indexing.
Indexes over 400 nursing and allied health journals from all over the world;
Includes full text for over 40 Lippincott Williams & Wilkins nursing journals
CINAHL is the authoritative resource for nursing and allied health professionals, students, educators and researchers. This database provides indexing for 2,928 journals from the fields of nursing and allied health. The database contains more than 1,000,000 records dating back to 1981.
Google Scholar includes both books and articles. Be careful when selecting that the source is reputable. If an article is not made freely available online, remember that you can use the BC3 Library's Request an Article service to request it and we will do our best to obtain it and email it to you - free of charge.
PubMed Video Tutorial: Keyword and Subject Searching
Pubmed Video Tutorial: Other Useful Stuff To Know
How to Use the Limits Feature
How to Read a PubMed Record/Citation
How to Get the Full Text Article
CINAHL Database Keyword and Subject Searching Video Tutorial
CINAHL Database Tutorial - Other Stuff to Know
OVID Nursing Database Video Tutorial
The BC3 Library has both print and electronic books for nursing and other health science subjects. They are all listed in the BC3 Library Catalog where you will find Dewey call numbers to locate books on the shelves (lower level of the library) and links to connect you to e-books. E-books can also be searched separately in our two e-book collections: e-Book Central by Proquest and e-Book Collection by EBSCO.
Browsing the Stacks
Nursing books in the library can be found in the 610 area of the shelves. Medical books follow, numbered 611-619.