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These websites are good for finding background information on specific nursing theories or theorists. They should be used to supplement your literature review.
Suggested Search Starters
Below you'll find a short list of databases that you might use to start your research. For help using any of these resources, please contact the library. I am also available for individual research consultation appointments. Use the contact information on the right to reach me.
The database covers nursing, biomedicine, alternative medicine, consumer health and other allied health sciences.
ERIC is a core resource for finding education literature. The database can be used to find articles related to nursing education and theory, as well as more general education or teaching strategies.
Search journal articles, books, and primary sources. Especially useful for historical nursing theories.
PubMed is a core database for finding articles related to clinical medicine and medical research, but it covers other health science disciplines too.
Scopus is a large citation and abstract database that pulls from 17,000 peer-reviewed journals. The database covers research in the medical, scientific, social sciences and technical fields.