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Nursing

A research guide to nursing resources, such as books, eBooks, articles, and more, for TU students and faculty.

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Find Nursing Databases in GALILEO

Nursing Journals in the Library

The library has several journals in-house that you can browse and photo-copy (10¢/page).

See the titles and holdings below.


  1. American Journal of Nursing 1986-2016 (current subscription): The American Journal of Nursing is the oldest and most honored broad-based nursing journal in the world. Peer reviewed and evidence-based, it is considered the profession’s premier journal.
  2. Journal of Applied Gerontology 2007-2016 (current subscription): Journal of Applied Gerontology (JAG), peer-reviewed and published 8 times a year, provides an international forum for information that has clear and immediate applicability to the health, care, and quality of life of the elderly. It brings you comprehensive coverage of all areas of gerontological practice and policy, such as care-giving, exercise, death and dying, ethnicity and aging, technology and care, long-term care, mental health, and sexuality.
  3. Journal of Nursing Administration 1993-2016 (current subscription): JONA™ is the authoritative source of information on developments and advances in patient care leadership. Content is geared to nurse executives, directors of nursing, and nurse managers in hospital, community health, and ambulatory care environments.
  4. Journal of Nursing Care Quality 2007-2016 (current subscription): JNCQ provides practicing nurses, nurses in leadership roles, and other health care professionals with new information and research on patient safety, quality care, evidence-based practice, and more.
  5. Journal of Nursing Scholarship 1989-2012, 2013-2015: the Journal of Nursing Scholarship is focused on health of people throughout the world. It is the official journal of the Honor Society of Nursing, Sigma Theta Tau International, and reflects the honor society's dedication to providing the tools necessary to improve nursing care globally.
  6. Nurse Educator 1995-2015 (current subscription): Nurse Educator, a scholarly, peer reviewed journal for faculty and administrators in schools of nursing and nurse educators in other settings, provides practical information and research related to nursing education.  Topics include program, curriculum, course, and faculty development; teaching and learning in nursing; technology in nursing education; simulation; clinical teaching and evaluation; testing and measurement; trends and issues; and research in nursing education.
  7. Nursing Research 1982, 1986-2005, 2007-2012, 2013-2015 (also online in OVID 1996-2016): Nursing Research covers key issues, including health promotion, human responses to illness, acute care nursing research, symptom management, cost-effectiveness, vulnerable populations, health services, and community-based nursing studies.
  8. Research in Nursing and Health 1992-1992, 1994-2013, 2014-2015 (also online in GALILEO 2005-2015): Provides a forum for research in the areas of nursing practise, education and administration. Health issues relevant to nursing as well as investigations of the applications of research findings in clinical settings, are throughly covered.