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


For a detailed guide created for UMSL students and faculty, see PubMed @ UMSL.

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PubMed comprises more than 29 million citations for biomedical literature from MEDLINE, life science journals, and online books. It includes material from the fields of biomedicine and health, covering portions of the life, behavioral, chemical, and bioengineering sciences. PubMed also provides access to additional relevant websites and links to the other NCBI molecular biology resources.

Basic Searching Tutorial in PubMed 

PubMed for Nurses tutorial site from the National Library of Medicine


The PubMed for Nurses site contains videos and exercises on simple searching in PubMed.

Finding health, health care, and medical studies is easy, using PubMed and Medline from the National Library of Medicine. This basic tutorial will get you started using It is excerpted from a tutorial used by the Master of Health Care Delivery Science Program at Dartmouth College.