What is the best way to find nursing research articles?


Start by searching in the CINAHL database--CINAHL is often the best place to find nursing and allied health articles. You can access CINAHL from the Databases link on the library homepage--it is in Top 10 Databases, and listed under Nursing in Databases by Subject--and often in nursing courses in Canvas under Library Resources.

Once you have done a search using the important concepts of your research question as search terms, you can limit to research articles by:


1) Going to the link to Show More limit options on the left side of the search results page:


2) Checking the box to limit to Research Article:


3) Clicking the Search button to apply the limit:

Other databases you can search in to try to find relevant articles, depending on your topic, include PubMed, PsycINFO, and Web of Science.

  • Last Updated Aug 24, 2020
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  • Answered By Beth Auten

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