CINAHL Nursing Research Database

CINAHL is the authoritative resource for nursing and allied health professionals, students, educators and researchers. This database covers nursing, biomedicine, health sciences librarianship, consumer health and 17 allied health disciplines.

  • Indexing for over 1,200 nursing journals and publications dating back to 1982
  • Over 250,000 records
  • Abstracts for over 250 journals, including over 450 author-supplied abstracts
  • Indexing for journals, books and book chapters, dissertations, selected conference proceedings, standards of practice, pamphlets, videos, educational software packages and audiovisual material
  • Internal subject thesaurus with over 7,000 terms—2,000 unique to CINAHL

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