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Nursing Research Guide: Find Articles

Scholarly research

Before proceeding with any assignment, please determine if it requires scholarly/peer-reviewed articles. Please carefully evaluate articles before using them as part of your research. If you have any questions, please consult a librarian or your instructor. You are most likely to find scholarly health articles in:

Academic Search Premier

ProQuest Health/Nursing

Health Source: Nursing/Academic

Please use limiters such as the Scholarly (Peer-Reviewed) Journals and Full Text boxes found on Academic Search Premier and Health Source: Nursing/Academic.

Electronic Resources

Print Periodicals

Archives of Psychiatric Nursing​

JOGNN (Journal of Obstetric, Gynecologic & Neonatal Nursing)

Journal of Pediatric Nursing

Maryland Nurse

Nursing Outlook


Magazines vs. Journals

Your instructor might require you to find journal articles, not magazine articles. Use the attachment to understand the difference between journals and magazines.

Database Search Tips

Open this Tips Sheet to improve your searching results in our online periodical databases.