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Nursing Research: Database - CINAHL

Guide and quick links to nursing and health related resources



CINAHL Complete:

  • A specialized resource for articles in
    • nursing
    • healthcare
    • EBP medical research
    • includes articles from nursing
  • Contains full text for more than 4.000 reviews, as well as "protocol" which outline reviews in progress.
  • A good place to start your search for nursing/healthcare research


There are a few ways to access CINAHL:

  • Use this link 
  • Via the Library's website ​
    • Go to
    • Scroll down to the section of the page that says Research Databases 
    • Select Nursing, Health, and Medicine from the Best Bets dropdown menu
    • Choose CINAHL, the first database listed.


  • Go to the full options.
  • Look through the limiters, below the search box in the full options view.
  • Once you search, look on the left for ways to narrow down, especially by using the subject words.


There are a few ways to get help: