Skip to Main Content

CIST Student Sandbox

IST 605: Nursing Resources

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



 American journal of nursing (Online. (1900).  J.B. Lippincott Co.

American Psychological Association. (2020). Publication manual of the American Psychological Association: The official

          guide to APA style. (Seventh edition.). American Psychological Association.

Blake, Allison (Ed.). (2019). Careers in nursing. Salem Press.

Boev, C. (2023). Next Generation NCLEX: Why Simulation Matters. The Journal of Nursing Education, 62(5), 285–289.   

Clinical simulation in nursing (2008). Elsevier.

Ernstmeyer, K. & Christman, C. (2023). Nursing Advanced Skills. Chippewa Valley

          Technical College.

Ernstmeyer, K., & Christman, C. (2021). Nursing Fundamentals. Chippewa Valley Technical College.         


Ernstmeyer, K., Christman, C. (2023). Nursing Pharmacology- 2e. (2nd ed.) Chippewa Valley

         Technical College.

Ernstmeyer, K. & Christman, C. (2023). Nursing Skills -2e. (2nd ed .) Chippewa Valley

         Technical College.

Evidence-based nursing (Online). (1998). BMJ Pub. Group and the Royal College of Nursing.

Journal of professional nursing (Online). (1985). Harcourt Health Sciences.

Journal of student nursing research JOSNR. (2008). BePress.

McFerran, T. A. (2021). A dictionary of nursing (Eighth edition.). Market House Books Ltd.

Minett, P., & Ginesi, L. (2020). Anatomy & Physiology: An introduction for nursing and healthcare (1st ed.).

          Lantern Publishing.

Network of the National Library of Medicine [NNLM] (Director). (2023, November 15). How PubMed Works: Medical 

          Subject Headings (MeSH). 11/14/2023.

OMeara, C. (2023). ANA Membership Assembly Tackles Key Issues. Colorado Nurse, 123(3), 8–9.

          Online journal of issues in nursing. (1996). Kent State University School of Nursing in

          partnership with the American Nurses’ Association.

O’Toole, M. T. (2022). Mosby’s dictionary of medicine, nursing & health professions (Eleventh edition.). Elsevier.

Richardson, R., & Keeling, J. (2022). Clinical Skills: An introduction for nursing and healthcare (2nd edition).

          Lantern Publishing Ltd.

Ropponen, P., Kamau, S., Koskenranta, M., Kuivila, H., Oikarainen, A., Isakov, T., Tomietto, M., & Mikkonen, K. (2023). 

          Culturally and linguistically diverse nursing students’ experiences of integration into the working environment: A 

          qualitative study. Nurse Education Today, 120, 105654.

Triscuit (Director). (2022, September 7). CINAHL Databases—Basic Searching Tutorial.

Worldviews on evidence-based nursing (Online). (2004). Blackwell Pub.


CINAHL Plus with Full Text  The Cumulative Index for Nursing and Allied Health provided by Ebsco,  is considered a comprehensive provider of full text articles indexed using medical subject heading structure. Indexing begins at 1937 so historical content can be found. In addition to articles, CINAHL contains evidence-based care sheets, continuing education modules, and quick lessons. It has a built in user folder for saving search history, articles, links and more.

Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition This platform also provided by Ebsco provides further full text coverage of nursing and allied health articles. It also indexes many other publications for citation retrieval. This resource contains a medical dictionary as well as full text retrieval of American Journal of Health-System Pharmacy “First Release” which contains rapid review information of newly approved drugs. This resources also contains the user folder for storing searches, journal alerts, and more.

MEDLINE (PubMed) Medline is the main database of the National Library of Medicine. This resource provides authoritative information on many facets of medicine. Indexing of articles uses  MeSH (medical subject headings) indexing and also provides trees and hierarchy of terms that are useful when building queries. Content includes journal citations, and full text retrieval of journals the library subscribes to.

PubMed  Supplied the United States government through the National Library of Medicine, PubMed includes millions of citations from Medline including full text of archived content from PubMed Central, open access books, full textbooks chapters and more. Use this resource to locate citations from authoritative sources and stay on top of current research.

Web of Science Core Collection This interdisciplinary resource provides citations in physical and life sciences from 1899 to the present. Use the included Biological Abstracts which covers 1969 to the present to search by topic to retrieve full text when available. This resource provides an easy way to look at those who cited the article as well as the references used in the article, right on the results screen. Useful for research and finding additional foundational sources on a given topic.


Grabowska, K., (2020) Medical Stethoscope and Mask Composed with Red Foiled Chocolate

            Hearts. Pexels.

National Student Nurses Association. National Student Nurses Association Logo.

Nursing World. American Nurses Association Logo.