Nursing Portal

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Meet Your Librarians


Debra Lee Boddington, M.L.S.

Assistant Professor, Librarian

Liaison and Education Librarian

Phone: 501-686-6748


Sheila Thomas, MA(LS), MEd

Assistant Professor, Librarian

Research and Clinical Search Services Librarian

Phone: 501-686-6736


Finding Articles

CINAHL Plus with Full-Text
Cumulative Index to Nursing and Allied Health Literature.
The premiere research article database
for nursing literature. tutorial

The most comprehensive resource for locating
biomedical journal articles and contains significant
nursing and nursing-related research
that compliments CINAHL. tutorial

Journal literature related to psychosocial aspects
of health,nursing, patient care, mental health,
and medicine. tutorial

more eResources…

Finding Books

Browse or search by title options, subject, ISBN,
DOI. For subject searching, select from the drop
down box “Title Contains ALL Words”. Use the term
NURS* (truncation symbol * looks for nurse, nurses,

Print Books
Search the UAMS Library Catalog by title or topic
such as: Nursing Theory, Palliative care, Geriatric Nurs*
(truncation symbol * looks for nurse, nurses, nursing)

Finding Journals

Browse or search by title options, subject, ISSN,
DOI, PubMed ID. For subject searching, select
from the drop down box “Title Contains ALL Words”.
Use the term NURS* (truncation symbol * looks for nurse,
nurses, nursing).

Print Journals and ejournals not in eJournals page.
Search the UAMS Library Catalog by title, keyword, subject, etc.

Writing & Citing

Grammar & Composition (OWL Purdue)

APA Formatting & Style Guide (OWL Purdue)

Plagiarism & Copyright

Scholarly Publishing Guidelines

Drug & Clinical Summary Resources

Lexi Comp
Point of care source for pharmacology and clinical information. Clinical applications include drug interactions, tablet & capsule identification, medical calculations and patient advisory leaflets.

Referenced information about drugs, toxicology, diseases, acute care, and alternative medicine.

Point-of-care tool that provides coverage in the areas of clinical, drug, & guidelines.


Daily updated point of care summaries in outline form of diseases, disorders, and symptoms, with treatment & histories. Calculators.


Concise summaires in article form. topic reviews of published evidence with recommendations for patient care.

more clinical resources…

EBP Resources

Cochrane Library 
Find systematic Reviews

National Guideline Clearinghouse
Evidence-based clinical practice guidelines with links to full-text guidelines when available.

TRIP (Turning Research Into Practice) Database
Simultaneously search  for systematic reviews, practice guidelines, cmedical image databases, e-textbooks, etc.


Guide to Locating Test & Instruments

Guide to Health Statistics

Guide to Grey Literature

RefWorks Central

more guides…

Additional Resources

Image Resources

Mobile Devices & Resources

UAMS College of Nursing Home Page


Active Learning Center (ALC) Schedule