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Nursing: Start Here!

This page provides a starting point for your research.


This guide introduces you to library services and resources to support your nursing research. Use the tabs at the for a list of nursing databases, e-books, clinical resources, nursing standards and more.
View our Research Tutorials, learn how to find articles written by a nurse, choose a research topic, choose your keywords, find peer-reviewed articles, evaluate articles.

If you need help with your research, please contact me, schedule an appointment, or for immediate assistance, Chat 24/7.

Just Starting a Research Project?

SAGE Research Methods is a library more than 1,000 e-books, dictionaries, encyclopedias, handbooks, journal articles and instructional videos to help you design your research project, develop a researchable question, learn about 8 steps to a successful literature review, and view tips for writing up your findings. For an overview of the research process, begin with the Project Planner! Learn how methods are related and view definitions using the Methods Map!

Check Sage's Research Basics pages for Health, Medicine and Nursing

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Choose from over 150 datasets using data from real research, designed to support the teaching and independent learning of data analysis techniques.

Best Bets--Searching the Nursing Litrerature

For additional literature databases, please click here.

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DSM-5 Online

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   The Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders 5 (DSM-5) is the handbook used by health care professionals in the United States and much of the world as the authoritative guide to the diagnosis of mental disorders. DSM contains descriptions, symptoms, and other criteria for diagnosing mental disorders.  The DSM-5 is part of the recently purchased package called PsychiatryOnline Premium.  Connect to DSM-5

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