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.

Databases
Off campus access is available through the library's database page at http://www.atlantic.edu/library/researchDatabase.htm. 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

Reference
HealthyNJ - dictionaries, images, drug information and more.
http://www.healthynj.org/reference/reference.htm

MedlinePlus
http://medlineplus.gov/

Merck Manual of Diagnosis and Therapy
http://www.merck.com/mmpe/index.html

Nursing
Nursing on the Net: Health Care Resources You Can Use
http://nnlm.gov/training/nursing/sampler.html

Discover Nursing Scholarship Search
http://www.discovernursing.com/scholarship-search

National Institute of Nursing Research - Free Publications
http://www.ninr.nih.gov/NewsAndInformation/NINRPublications

Lippincott's Nursing Center
http://www.nursingcenter.com/home/index.asp

Nursing Matters Fact Sheets on Current Health and Social Issues
http://www.icn.ch/matters.htm

Nursing Theory
Nursing Theory Page
http://www.sandiego.edu/academics/nursing/theory/

Nurse Scribe's Nursing Theory Page
http://www.enursescribe.com/nurse_theorists.php

Organizations
American Nurses Association
http://www.nursingworld.org/

New Jersey Nurses Association
http://www.njsna.org/

International Council of Nurses Guidelines
http://www.icn.ch/guidelines.htm

New Jersey State Board of Nursing
http://www.state.nj.us/oag/ca/medical/nursing.htm

Search over 2,800 U.S. Hospital Web Sites
http://ebennett.org/hospitalsearch/

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:

http://www.atlantic.edu/library/askLibrarian.htm