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IST 605: Nursing Resources

This guide has been designed for new nursing students. It contains introductory resources to assist you with your studies.

About Articles

Below you'll find links to current articles in nursing. These articles contain a mix of research and commentary on topics that are of current interest in nursing. They are presented as examples of the types of topics currently being discussed among practitioners in this field.

  •  Many Nursing journal articles are indexed and presented with full text linking in the databases we recommend in this guide. Simply navigate to the database tab to begin your search.


  • You can also use Google Scholar to locate articles on the internet. Use the settings in Google Scholar to choose a "library link". This will enable you to designate your library. After this is complete, when you search for articles that your library has access to, you can link directly to the article in your library.


Recommended Nursing Journals

These are links to online versions of some popular broad topic nursing journals. To access them, simply click the link and you will be taken to the title, where you may browse or search for specific issues. For a full selection of subscribed titles in nursing use the:

 Journal Finder Tool 

  • You can search for journal titles, or alternatively, you can choose the facets on the left to narrow the results. For general nursing titles choose:

            Health & Biological Sciences then further refine by choosing Nursing