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Got a paper due? Library staff are available to assist you from the start to the finish, from selecting your topic to polishing the footnotes. We recommend you use this page to launch your research.
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CINAHL Plus - provides indexing for 3,123 journals from the fields of nursing and allied health.
Directory of Open Access Journals - covers free, full text, quality controlled scientific and scholarly journals in many languages.
EBSCOhost - thousands of full-text journals and resources.
Health & Wellness Resource Center - delivers up-to-date reference material as well as full-text magazines and journals from a variety of authoritative medical sources.
Health Reference Center Academic - provides full text access to nursing and allied health journals, plus personal health information sources.
Health Source: Nursing Academic Edition - Covers consumer health information, featuring over 130 consumer health magazines.
MEDLINEPlus Health Information - Information from the National Library of Medicine.
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