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Explore this guide for books, articles, and more on nursing topics. Most resources are available online or at both Lindell and the Mayo Libraries.
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Peer Review

Nurses at Augsburg are required to use only peer reviewed articles in their research, but what does peer review mean?  The link below, to British Journal of Medicine, explains what peer review means.


Annotated Bibliographies and Literature Reviews

Annotated Bibliographies
See Purdue's excellent guide to creating annotated bibliographies: lists of scholarly sources with brief descriptions.

Cover Art
Writing Literature Reviews - Galvan; Jose L. Galvan
Call Number: Reference H61.8 .G3 2006
ISBN: 1884585868
Publication Date: 2009-01


    CINAHL is the main database for all aspects of nursing research. Find articles from scholarly journals, conference proceedings, theses and dissertations, pamphlets, and books. See CINAHL search tutorials.
  • Portraits of Excellence: Nursing Theorists Videos
    This collection of videos provide insight into the lives of the women who are widely regarding as nursing's premiere scholars. Each video features a modern theorist and includes video interviews in which the theorist discusses her life, the evolution of her work and its impact on nursing practice and education.
  • Nursing Films on Demand
    Nursing videos with a clinical focus as well as theoretical are featured in this database.
  • Films on Demand
    Films on Demand streams videos. Nursing students should pay particular attention to the cultural anthropology section in the Humanities section in addition to the videos in the Science and Medicine section.
  • PsycINFO / PsycArticles
    The premier source for psychological issues, PsycINFO is useful when CINAHL does not provide enough psychological information on certain topics, demographics, etc.
  • Academic Search Premier
    This is excellent an general database. It is especially helpful for nursing students who are comparing the coverage of health topics in popular publications and scholarly publications.
  • Social Services Abstracts
    Social Services Abstracts focuses on current research in social services and welfare. These major areas include community and mental health services; crisis intervention; evaluation research; gerontology; policy, planning and forecasting; poverty and homelessness; violence: abuse and neglect. There is little or no full text in this database. Remember to use the "Find It" button to locate your articles.
  • Find It!
    No full text? Click "Find It" by the article to get it elsewhere, or to order it (learn more).


  • DynaMed
    DynaMed™ is a clinical reference tool created by physicians for physicians and other health care professionals for use at the point-of-care. With clinically -organized summaries for more than 3,200 topics.

Government Sites and Web Resources


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