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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.  

Welcome to the Nursing Research Guide

Learn about the NU Library website and resources for nursing research!

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--New!

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

Clinical Tools

 Mobile versions available for AccessMedicine & AccessPharmacy. 

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


SAGE Practice Data Analysis--master qualitative and quantitative data analysis through hands-on practice
Choose from over 150 datasets using data from real research, designed to support the teaching and independent learning of data analysis techniques.

DSM-5 Online

DSM 5 book cover

   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