Nursing Resources  

Academic Search Complete - Ebsco   Medline Plus Web
CINAHL Full Text (locate EBP articles)   Proquest Health Management
Gale Health Reference Center Academic   Proquest Research Library
Health Source - Consumer Edition        Pubmed Central - U.S. National Institute of Health
Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition   Science Direct
Medcom RN - Nursing Videos   Stat!Ref - Nursing ebooks
Medline Full Text - Ebsco   Nursing Journals in Greenley Library

Additional eJournals

AJN, American Journal of Nursing
AORN Journal - Table of Contents with a couple of full text sections.
Nurse Educator


  • Librarians Internet Index - Websites You Can Trust
    Type in your Search Term to locate quality web sites by research subject. The home page has 13 major Subject areas to search, including a major section on Health - Major topic areas.

  • Lippincott's Nursing Center
    Good selection of articles from AJN, American Journal of Nursing as well as a dozen others, including The American Journal of Maternal/Child Nursing. Full content of the AJN Career Guide in the Career Center and many full-text articles in Continuing Education.

  • Martindale's Virtual Nursing Center
    Contains comprehensive links to relevant, respected websites in the field of Nursing.

  • Medicare: The Official U.S. Government Site for Medicare Information
    There are two valuable databases here. Medicare Compare lets users comparison shop the plans and options of Medicare providers. Nursing Home Compare allows for comparisons for every Medicare and Medicaid certified nursing home in the country. There are also many useful informational publications, many of which are also in Spanish and Chinese.

  • NP Central
    The mission of Nurse Practitioner Support Services is to provide useful information, in a usable format to nurse practitioners and those interested in nurse practitioners. Searchable site. Information on salary averages, a place to post your resume, and a list of jobs (there were few in New York). Great list of journals with webpages from the "library" section

  • Statistical Abstract of the United States
    The Statistical Abstract of the United States, published since 1878, is the authoritative and comprehensive summary of statistics on the social, political, and economic organization of the United States. Click on Health & Nutrition

  • WebMD Medical Library -  This online library covers news, diseases, medical tests, herbs and vitamins, drugs, lab tests, interviews with the experts, and overall medical research. Check out "Health topics A to Z" for basic information. Watch out for commercial advertising posing as information.

  • Worldwide Nurse -  Extensive resources for anyone in the nursing profession: a calendar of professional events, lots of links to related resources, information about US, CA and UK Nursing Boards, nursing education and employment, medical specialties, medical resources (including medical search tools), medical software downloads and reviews, a discussion board, and a free electronic newsletter, Nurse-zine, available either by e-mail or on the Web site. Searchable.


  • American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP)
    Founded in 1995, their focus is on advocacy for patients and nurse practitioners. AANP formed in 1985 to promote the high standards of health care delivered by nurse practitioners.  On January 1, 2013, the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners and the American College of Nurse Practitioners came together to form the American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP), which is the largest full-service national professional membership organization for NPs of all specialties.

  • American Nurses Association
    Contains information about standards, ethics, law, jobs, and more. Links to Online Journal of Issues in Nursing and The American Nurse.

  • American Academy of Nurse Practitioners
    and to act as a forum to enhance the identity and continuity of all nurse practitioner specialties. Lists publications, regulatory information, conference schedules, and links to dozens of great health care sites. A must-see!

  • The Association of Perioperative Registered Nurses
    Information about research grants, a library with phone reference services, and a list of theses and dissertations held by the AORN Library which can be interlibrary-loaned by the Farmingdale State library.

  • National Student Nursing Association

  • New York State Nurses Association (NYSNA)
    The mission of the New York State Nurses Association is to promote optimal nursing and health care services to the residents of New York State... The website contains links to the abstracts of the Journal of the NYSNA, news briefs, detailed information about the associations programs and departments.

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