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Nursing Research: Articles

This subject guide will focus on aspects of Nursing Research, in particular qualitative nursing research


Many of the databases contains a combination of full-text and bibliographic references.

If the full-text of the article is not available from the database, make a printout of the bibliographic references and then use 'Find e-journals to see if the journal that the article was published in is available in electronic format in one of our other databases.

Should the journal not be available electronically use the library catalogue to request the artice.

Google scholar

Google Scholar Search

Find course reading material/e-reserves

Find e-reserves  (prescribed and recommended articles) for your module codes

Find course reading material

Subject Databases

Full text articles and references to articles on particular topics may be found using the subject databases.

Possible keywords and keyword combinations may be:

  • Nursing Research
  • Qualitative Nursing Research
  • Quantitative Nursing Research
  • Mixed-method Nursing Research

Also use your own keywords related to the topic

Ranked Journals in the field of Nursing

These titles are some of the the top ranked journals in the field of Nursing. Browse content pages for articles relevant to your topic.

Find e-Journals

Search: Library Publications

Pre-determined Keyword Searches

The following are links to pre-determined keyword searches. After clicking on each link, a list of articles will come up containing keywords covering the theme. Not all articles may be relevant. Select those articles which you think may be applicable to your approach of the topic.

Select the pdf option for downloading, or email the pdf article to yourself by first selecting the article(s) and then using the email function of the database