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Nursing: Start Here!

This page provides a starting point for your research.

Welcome!

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. Learn how to find articles written by a nurse, choose a research topic, choose your keywords, find peer-reviewed articles, evaluate articles.  

UpToDate

Northeastern University Library is thrilled to announce that we now provide access to UpToDate, the preeminent point-of-care tool. UpToDate is an evidence-based expert-authored resource which addresses specific clinical issues in the form of topic reviews. Topic reviews are written by physician experts who review and synthesize the existing literature into specific recommendations for diagnosis, management, and therapy.

Access to UpToDate requires registration with a Northeastern email address, as well as accessing via the links on the Library’s website, such as the A-Z Database list.

Key Databases for Nursing Research

Welcome! For more options, try our comprehensive list of resources. Looking for a specific journal? Search by journal title in the E-Journals A to Z list. Need background information on your topic? Try the Encyclopedia of Nursing Research. Looking for books? Try Scholar OneSearch. Use the filter options on the left to limit results to books or e-books.

Bates' Visual Guide to Physical Examination

Bates' Visual Guide to Physical Examination offers more than 8 hours of video content providing head-to-toe and systems-based physical examination techniques. Includes OSCE Clinical Skills interactive videos which allow viewers to observe and participate in the clinical encounter.

Bates' User Guide

Bates' Visual Guide Video URLs

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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Expanded Access to Resources During COVID-19

Publishers have made the following resources available to the NU community temporarily. Northeastern University credentials are required for access.

COVID-19 Key Websites