Guide to Library and Information Resources in Nursing

Searching Google is quick and easy but it may not be the best way to find scholarly, credible information. The library provides specialized materials and services supporting the College's nursing and allied health programs. The library staff provide reference service including access to CINAHL databases (Atlantic Cape Nursing students only) and instruction on the most effective use of library and information resources.

Off campus access is available through the library's database page at Contact the library for login instructions.

CINAHL with Full Text
CINAHL®, the Cumulative Index to Nursing and Allied Health Literature, with Full Text is
the world's most comprehensive source of full text for nursing & allied health journals,
providing full text for nearly 600 journals. (Atlantic Cape Nursing students only.)

Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition
This database provides nearly 550 scholarly full text journals and features the Lexi-PAL
Drug Guide,
which covers 1,300 generic drug patient education sheets with more than
4,700 brand names.

CINAHL with Full Text tutorials These tutorials will guide you through the CINAHL
search process
Click here to view Basic Searching tutorial

Click here to view Advanced Searching Techniques tutorial

Recommended Websites

HealthyNJ - dictionaries, images, drug information and more.


Merck Manual of Diagnosis and Therapy

Nursing on the Net: Health Care Resources You Can Use

Discover Nursing Scholarship Search

National Institute of Nursing Research - Free Publications

Lippincott's Nursing Center

Nursing Matters Fact Sheets on Current Health and Social Issues

Nursing Theory
Nursing Theory Page

Nurse Scribe's Nursing Theory Page

American Nurses Association

New Jersey Nurses Association

International Council of Nurses Guidelines

New Jersey State Board of Nursing

Search over 2,800 U.S. Hospital Web Sites

The library staff will be happy to help you access databases, find journal articles and navigate the web. Please stop by your local campus or feel free to contact us at: