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CINAHL Complete: EBSCOhost
ProQuest Nursing and Allied Health Source: ProQuest
Academic OneFile: Gale Databases
MEDLINE (Proquest)


Hard Copy in Library & ejournals

Applied Nursing Research: ANR
v. 10 no. 1 (1997) - present

Clinical Nursing Research
v. 3 no. 1 (1994) - v. 21 no. 2 (2012)
(1999 to present online)

Journal of Nursing Scholarship
v. 32 no. 1 (2000) -v. 40 no. 4 (2008)

Nursing Research
v. 27 no. 1 (1978) -v. 59 no. 2 (2010)

Online Journal of Nursing Informatics
Qualitative Health Research
v. 4 no. 1 (1994) - v. 22 no. 5 (2012)
(1999 to present online)

Research and theory for nursing practice
v. 16 no. 1 (2002) - v. 22 no. 4 (2008)

Western Journal of Nursing Research
v. 6 no. 1 (1984) - v. 34 no. 3 (2012)
(1999 to present online)


An introduction to the U.S. health care system

Design and analysis of clinical nursing research studies

Dictionary of nursing theory and research

Encyclopedia of nursing research

Foundations of nursing an integrated approach

Healthcare informatics improving efficiency and productivity

Healthcare research a handbook for students and practitioners

Improving health through nursing research

Professional nursing concepts, issues, and challenges

Still broken understanding the U.S. health care system


Circulating Books - Reading Room

  • RT81.5 .P64 2004 Nursing research : principles and methods Denise F. Polit, Cheryl Tatano Beck
  • RT81.5 .F35 2004 Reading, understanding, and applying nursing research : a text and workbook James A. Fain
  • R852 .D38 2003 Reading research : a user-friendly guide for nurses and other health professionals Barbara Davies, Jo Logan
  • RT81.5 .E875 2002 The essential researcher's handbook for nurses and health care professionals Maggie Tarling, Linda Crofts [editors]
  • RT81.5 .S78 2007 Qualitative research in nursing: advancing the humanistic imperative Helen J. Streubert Speziale, Dona R. Carpenter
  • RT50.5 .H43 2005 Handbook of informatics for nurses and health care professionals Toni Hebda, Patricia Czar, Cynthia Mascara
  • RT81.5 .W36 2005 Measurement in nursing and health research Carolyn Feher Waltz, Ora Lea Strickland, Elizabeth R. Lenz
  • RT81.5 .I58 2004 Internet for nursing research : a guide to strategies, skills, and resources Joyce J. Fitzpatrick, Kristen S. Montgomery [editors]
  • RT50.5 .E85 2002 Essentials of internet use in nursing Kristen S. Montgomery, Joyce J. Fitzpatrick [editors]
  • RT24 .O37 2002 Writing for publication in nursing Marilyn H. Oermann
  • RT85.5.M434 2001 Measurement of nursing outcomes Carolyn Feher Waltz, Louise Sherman Jenkins [editors]
  • RT81.5 .P363 2001 Qualitative inquiry : the path of sciencing Rosemarie Rizzo Parse
  • RT81.5 .B86 2001 The practice of nursing research : conduct, critique & utilization Nancy Burns, Susan K. Grove
  • RT81.5 .B74 2001 Basic steps in planning nursing research : from question to proposal Pamela J. Brink, Marilynn J. Wood

Reference Books

  • RT81.5 .E53 2006 Encyclopedia of nursing research Joyce J. Fitzpatrick and Meredith Walters [editors]
  • RT50.5 .M37 2005 Internet resource guide for nurses and health care professionals Toni Hebda, Patricia Czar, Cynthia Mascara
  • RT81.5 .I57 2004 Instruments for clinical health-care research Marilyn Frank-Stromborg, Sharon J. Olsen [editors]
  • RT81.5 .T833 2004 Pathways to nursing : a guide to library and online research in nursing Dennis C. Tucker and Paula Craig


Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

United States National Library of Medicine

United States Department of Health and Human Services

Michigan Department of Community Health

Global Tobacco Surveillance System Data (CDC)

United States National Guideline Clearinghouse (USDHHS)

Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (USDHHS)

International Council of Nurses - Research Network

National Institute of Nursing Research (USDHHS)


Research Assistance

Need help with your research project? You can contact a librarian for assistance at the Reference Desk - (734) 432-5767.  Or send an email to the Ask a Librarian reference service.

Want to schedule an individual session with a librarian?  Click here on the Schedule a Session with a Librarian link and fill out the online form. 

Need to find articles that aren't available online full-text or in hard copy in the Library's collection?  Or need to locate a book that the Library doesn't own?  Try the Library's Interlibrary Loan Service and request your items by filling out and submitting the appropriate online form.

Style Manual

Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association, 6th Edition, REF LB2369 .P83 2010.
Click here for Online Assistance for Style Manuals.

Margaret Danowski
Nursing Liaison

Updated 8/2018