CINAHL Plus with Full Text
Search 3,000+ journals in nursing and allied health back to 1937 covering nursing, biomedicine, alternative/complementary medicine, and consumer health. CINAHL includes health care books, dissertations, standards of practice, and evidence-based care sheets.
ProQuest Nursing & Allied Health Database
Full text articles from over 900 nursing and allied health publications.
ScienceDirect College Ed.: Health & Life Sciences Journal Collection
The Health & Life Sciences Journal Collection offers leading literature online in the health and life sciences, including health and nursing professions, biology, and environmental sciences.
Health Reference Center - Academic
Search for articles on medicine, nursing and allied health.
limit to full text
limit to articles published within the last 5 years (this is a requirement for this assignment)
choose the language of publication (not all articles are published in English)
The example below is from CINHAL Plus but similar options are available in the other databases. If you don't see these options try clicking on "Advanced Search" before entering any terms in the search box. Click here to view a larger version of the image below: CINAHLadvancedsearchsnip.jpg
You do not have to select "full text." This ensures that the title you're looking for is available through the database but sometimes it means you miss out on valuable information. If you choose not to select full text you can still access many of the articles that are not available through the database through Interlibrary Loan. Try "check for full text" first. Often the article you're looking for is available through another database and our system will take you to it. If that doesn't work you can request through ILL. Look for "Interlibrary Loan Request," "Get article from another library," or a similar link. You'll be required to enter your StarID and password to submit the form and you can check the status of any ILL requests in your library account.
If you know the name of the journal you want to search, use the Journal Title Search to see if it is available in print or online from the library.
Journal of Community Nursing
**Hint: Select "Title contains all words" and search Nursing to find all journals that contain the word Nursing in the title.**
Two especially useful journals:
- Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
Here you can find full text articles from the Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, ranging from the start of the Journal in 2012 to the present. Prior to 2012, this publication was known as the Journal of the American Dietetic Association, but you can search for articles from both journal names here.
- Journal of the American Dietetic Association
Here you can find full-text articles from the Journal of the American Dietetic Association from 1995 to 2011, when the name was then changed to the Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.
The Normandale library subscribes to the following nursing journals in print:
American Journal of Nursing
Browse these journals for articles and topic ideas. Current issues do not circulate but back issues are available at the circulation desk and may be checked out for a week at a time.
Book Search searches the listing of books and ebooks available at the Normandale Library.
Eat Right, the website for the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, has many resources for consumers on nutrition-related topics and conditions.
Food Allergy Research and Education (FARE)
FARE is the result of a merger between the Food Allergy & Anaphylaxis Network and the Food Allergy Initiative. The website has many educational articles for consumers managing food allergies.
Call or e-mail a librarian if you need further research assistance. We're happy to help!(952) 358-8290
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In order to access databases and other Library resources from off campus, login with your StarID and password when prompted. Off-campus access to library databases is only available to current Normandale students, staff, and faculty.
When conducting research, it is important to distinguish between different types of articles. This guide explains the differences between scholarly, popular, and trade publications using examples from the food/nutrition world!
A guide to APA citation format based on the 6th edition of the APA Publication Manual.
If you need more specific help with APA style the APA web site has a tutorial on their web site. You can choose which sections of the tutorial you want to watch by clicking on the titles on the right.
APA Style Basics Tutorial
Note: Guide from the American Psychological Association. Requires Flash and Internet Explorer.
Don't forget that our catalog and scholarly databases provide citations for you! Look for "citation" or "cite this" when you're looking at the record for an article or book. Choose APA and be sure to double check the formatting--they're not always 100% accurate and it's a silly place to lose points.