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NURS: Resources for DNP Students

Resources for DNP Graduate Students
Subjects: Nursing & Health

Journal Article Databases

     The databases listed below allow one to search for articles in journals and other forms of periodical literature.  There  is a great deal of fulltext within these databases, as well as links to additional electronic journals in Adams Library.  In our EBSCO databases, if you do not see a PDF full text link , you will see a  Check RIC Library for full text link.  This link with either find full text access to the article or will provide you with a link to  Request Item Through InterLibrary Loan. 

Should you need assistance with the databases or Interlibrary Loan, please contact the Reference Desk (456-8125) .

Google Scholar can find FULLTEXT@RIC

     On-campus users at Rhode Island College see additional links in the right side column of Google Scholar search results which facilitate access to the RIC library's full text articles.

    Off-campus, at a Google Scholar Search page, the same library links may be found by clicking on the gear icon in the upper right corner (next to "Sign In") or from the left hand facets menu. Select "Scholar Preferences" on the drop down menu, scroll down to "Library Links," then type in the box "Rhode Island College"

Things can change on the Google Scholar main search page.  Click on the PDFs below to for other ways to "get there"

Other is a registry and results database of publicly and privately supported clinical studies of human participants conducted around the world. Learn more About Clinical Studies and About This Site, including relevant History, Policies, and Laws.

Cochrane Library.  The Cochrane Library (ISSN 1465-1858) is a collection of six databases that contain different types of high-quality, independent evidence to inform healthcare decision-making.  RIC does not subscribe to the Cochrane Library,  but it is still possible to search within some of the databases and retrieve abstracts and/or summaries of reviews.

AHRQ The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality's (AHRQ) mission is to produce evidence to make health care safer, higher quality, more accessible, equitable, and affordable, and to work within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and with other partners to make sure that the evidence is understood and used.

National Guidelines Clearinghouse. NGC is a public resource for evidence based clinical practice guidelines