Many of the materials that you find in college-level research are scholarly articles, often called "peer-reviewed." In some instances, your professor will require that you use these types of articles as sources that you cite in your work. The resources below explain the typical appearance, structure and function of scholarly articles.
Reference Databases provide definition, background information and related information on any given topic. Reference Databases can be used as a starting point in academic research.
The databases listed below provide access to peer-reviewed, scholarly academic journal articles for nursing and other medical, health science related topics.
Evidence-Based Care Sheets (EBCS) are available through the database called CINAHL Complete. Per the database vendor, EBSCO, the EBCS are "summaries on specific key topics, which are focus on nursing practice". Below are links to sample EBCS found in the CINAHL Complete database.
For a complete listing of the Evidence-Based Care Sheets topics, please open the PDF file attached here.
Quick Lesson Sheets are available through the database called CINAHL Complete. Per the database vendor, EBSCO, the Quick Lesson Sheets are "clinically organized nursing overviews, with information mapped to the nursing workflow". Below are links to sample Quick Lessons found in the CINAHL Complete database.
For a complete listing of the Quick Lesson Sheets topics, please open the PDF file attached here.
Streaming video databases can be used as supplemental to article databases providing more of a visual lesson.