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Step 1: Build a good search strategy

Search Omni

Use this multi-disciplinary search tool to find books, articles, and more items from across the Library's collection of print and electronic resources.

  • Good for getting started on a topic
  • Few options for focused searching

Advanced Search


Databases: use these to find subject-specific info

Nursing-specific databases

  • Remember each nursing database contains unique content; if you search just one database, you are missing relevant sources

Health and biomedical databases

  • use these for broader coverage of health topics

Evidence syntheses databases

  • Use these to find systematic reviews and meta-analyses on health topics

Other relevant subject databases

  • Use these to find literature on topics important to Nursing e.g. mental health

Google Scholar