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Database Information

"CINAHL Complete is the definitive research tool for nursing and allied health professionals. With CINAHL Complete, users get fast and easy access to top nursing and allied health journals, evidence-based care sheets and quick lessons." -- EBSCOhost Website

Full text for more than 1,300 journals indexed in CINAHL
Indexing for more than 5,000 journals
Searchable Cited References for more than 1,460 journals
Full text dating back to 1937
More than 3.9 million records
Author Affiliations

Search Operators
Connectors: AND, OR, NOT
Wildcards: ? = one or more unknown characters (e.g. wom?n)
Truncation: * = place at the end of a root word (e.g. comput*)
Proximity: <search term> N# <search term> = search terms must be specified number (#) or fewer words apart

Database Access

CINAHL Complete

EBSCOhost Basic Search Tutorial
Demonstrates how to use the Basic Search interface in EBSCOhost's databases.


Introduction to Databases
Explains why you should use databases when conducting academic research.