Libraries of Fairmont State University and Pierpont Community & Technical College


Databases by Subject | Nursing


  • The Cumulative Index to Nursing and Allied Health Literature provides citations to over 2200 journals going back to 1982. Fairmont State has this database through another vendor last year, but it is now received through EBSCO and links to full text in over 380 journals in other EBSCO databases (Academic Search Premier, Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition, PsycArticles, etc.).


Essential Nursing Collection

  • Full text nursing journals, with many titles going back as far as the 1980s. It is considered the premier nursing collection.


Health Source - Nursing / Academic Edition

  • Provides scholarly full text journals, including peer-reviewed journals focusing on many medical disciplines. Coverage of nursing and allied health is particularly strong. This database includes the Lexi-PAL Drug Guide, which provides access to up-to-date, concise and clinically relevant drug monographs.


Medical Evidence Matters

  • Evidence-based medicine - tables and graphs summarizing information from scholarly journals.  This database offers unique search tool that allows users to compare the effectiveness of different treatments for specific conditions.



  • Provides indexing with abstracts of authoritative medical information with abstracts from current biomedical journals on medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, the health care system, pre-clinical sciences, and much more. Created by the National Library of Medicine.


Nursing & Allied Health Source

  • Find complete, full-text information from leading nursing, allied health, and related publications. Designed to meet the needs of researchers at health-care facilities as well as students enrolled in nursing and allied health programs at academic institutions. Includes Evidence-Based Resources from the Joanna Briggs Institute (Systematic Reviews, Evidence Summaries, and Best Practice Information Sheets for nursing and the allied health professions.)


Pharmaceutical News Index

  • Healthcare research, development and regulatory issues - journal articles


ProQuest Health & Medical Complete

  • Clinical and biomedical, consumer health, health administration, etc. - journal articles.


ProQuest Nursing & Allied Health Source

  • Nursing and allied health including journals, video, dissertations, reference books and more.


PubMed Central

  • PubMed Central (PMC) is the U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH) free digital archive of biomedical and life sciences journal literature.