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Nursing: Database Recommendations

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Articles (Journal Literature)

Articles: Journal Literature:

*Be sure to look at your source type. Beyond journals, some databases listed below may also have content from magazines, newspapers, dissertations, etc.

Drug Information


Ebooks: Great Sources for Background Information!

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Gray Literature

Searching for information that is not formally published? This is gray literature. A more detailed explanation of what gray literature is and some of the information types can be found from Johns Hopkins Welch Medical Library's guide:

There are many sources for searching Gray Literature. Below is one specific to the nursing field.


NCLEX: National Council Licensure Examination:

Patient-Oriented Information

Patient-Oriented Information:


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Research Guides: Nursing

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