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A guide to Nursing resources, journal articles, and books, along with helpful handouts.

CINAHL Overview

CINAHL (Cumulative Index to Nursing and Allied Health Literature) is the premier indexing and abstracting database for nursing and allied health literature.

In the CINAHL database, you will find a variety of document types which include full-text journal articles, evidence-based care sheets, clinical studies, health care books, dissertations, audiovisuals, conference proceedings, and standards of practice.

Below is a printable, step-by-step guide to using some of CINAHL's helpful search features.

Using the CINAHL Database