College of Public Health E-resources



Summary: Medscape is the leading online global destination for physicians and healthcare professionals worldwide, offering the latest medical news and expert perspectives; essential point-of-care drug and disease information; and relevant professional education and CME.

Description: Medscape mission is to improve patient care with comprehensive clinical information and resources essential to physicians and healthcare professionals.

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National Center for Biotechnology Information

Summary: The National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI) advances science and health by providing access to biomedical and genomic information.

Description: The National Center for Biotechnology Information is part of the United States National Library of Medicine, a branch of the National Institutes of Health. NCBI has a multi-disciplinary research group composed of computer scientists, molecular biologists, mathematicians, biochemists, research physicians, and structural biologists concentrating on basic and applied research in computational molecular biology.

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Summary: contains links to thousands of free online technical books. The books collection are either downloadable or can be viewed online.

Description: The collections include core Computer Science, Electronics, Science, Medical and many more.


Advanced Emergency Nursing Journal

SummaryAdvanced Emergency Nursing Journal is a peer-reviewed journal designed to meet the needs of advanced practice clinicians, clinical nurse specialists, nurse practitioners, healthcare professionals, and clinical and academic educators in emergency nursing.

DescriptionAdvanced Emergency Nursing Journal contains evidence-based material that can be applied to daily practice. Continuing Education opportunities are available in each issue. Feature articles focus on in-depth, state of the science content relevant to advanced practice nurses and experienced clinicians in emergency care.

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Advances in Neonatal Care

Summary: Advances in Neonatal Care is a bimonthly peer-reviewed healthcare journal of neonatal nursing. It is the official journal of the National Association of Neonatal Nurses.

DescriptionAdvances in Neonatal Care takes a unique and dynamic approach to the original research and clinical practice articles it publishes. Addressing the practice challenges faced every day—caring for the 40,000-plus low-birth-weight infants in Level II and Level III NICUs each year—the journal promotes evidence-based care and improved outcomes for the tiniest patients and their families.

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Advances in Nursing Science

SummaryAdvances in Nursing Science is consistently ranked as one of the most-read and most assigned journals by faculties of graduate programs in nursing, Advances in Nursing Science (ANS) is intellectually challenging, innovative and progressive, and features articles from a wide range of scholarly traditions.

DescriptionThe journal particularly encourages works that speak to the need for global sustainability and that take an intersectional approach, recognizing class, color, sexual and gender identity, and other dimensions of human experience related to health. Articles in ANS are peer-reviewed and chosen for their pioneering perspectives and for their significance in contributing the evolution of the discipline of nursing.

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American Journal of Nursing

SummaryThe American Journal of Nursing is a monthly peer-reviewed nursing journal.

Description: The American Journal of Nursing was established in 1900. The editor-in-chief is Maureen Shawn Kennedy and it is published by Lippincott Williams & Wilkins. In 2009 the journal was selected as one of the "100 Most Influential Journals in Biology and Medicine in the Last 100 Years" by the Biomedical and Life Sciences Division of the Special Libraries Association. The American Journal of Nursing promotes excellence in nursing and health care through the dissemination of evidence-based, peer-reviewed clinical information and original research, discussion of relevant and controversial professional issues, adherence to the standards of journalistic integrity and excellence, and promotion of nursing perspectives to the health care community and the public.


Asian Nursing Research

Summary: Asian Nursing Research is the official peer-reviewed research journal of the Korean Society of Nursing Science.

Description: Asian Nursing Research is devoted to publication of a wide range of research that will contribute to the body of nursing science and inform the practice of nursing, nursing education, administration, and history, on health issues relevant to nursing, and on the testing of research findings in practice. The ISO abbreviated title of the journal is Asian Nurs Res. It is published quarterly by Elsevier beginning in June 2007, and indexed/abstracted in CINAHL, Embase, Science Direct, SCOPUS, Science Citation Index Expanded (SCIE), Current Contents/Social and Behavioral Sciences (SBS), Social Sciences Citation Index (SSCI) and Journal Citation Reports/Science Edition and Social Sciences Edition.

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Asian/Pacific Island Nursing Journal

Summary: Asian/Pacific Island Nursing Journal provides a peer-reviewed international forum for the exchange of knowledge in relation to Asian and Pacific Islander health and nursing care. 

Description: Asian/Pacific Island Nursing Journal serves as a voice for nursing and other health care providers for research, education, and practice. The scope would include referred articles on research, theoretical reviews, practice, and policy issues on topics related to API health.

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BMC Nursing

Summary: BMC Nursing is an open access peer-reviewed nursing journal published by BioMed Central covering all aspects of nursing research, training, education, and practice.

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Cancer Nursing

SummaryCancer Nursing is a monthly peer-reviewed nursing journal which covers the practice of oncology nursing. It also publishes news, news analysis, and opinion columns on topics relevant to oncology nurses.

Description: Cancer Nursing addresses the whole spectrum of problems arising in the care and support of cancer patients--prevention and early detection, geriatric and pediatric cancer nursing, medical and surgical oncology, ambulatory care, nutritional support, psychosocial aspects of cancer, patient responses to all treatment modalities, and specific nursing interventions. The journal offers unparalleled coverage of cancer care delivery practices worldwide, as well as groundbreaking research findings and their practical applications.

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CIN: Computers, Informatics, Nursing

SummaryCIN: Computers, Informatics, Nursing serves to advance the science of nursing informatics through peer-reviewed, evidence-based, original research and information from clinical and educational settings, to promote the specialty by disseminating information about relevant professional nursing informatics activities, and to provide a resource for all involved in the implementation and management of health information technology within the nursing and healthcare practice.

Description: CIN began in 1983 as a newsletter called Computers in Nursing. Founding editor, Gary D. Hales guided the journal from this modest beginning to the journal it is today. In January 1995, Leslie H. Nicoll was appointed Editor-in-Chief and remains the driving force of the journal today. The journal was officially renamed CIN: Computers, Informatics, Nursing in 2002. For over 30 years, CIN: Computers, Informatics, Nursing has been at the interface of the science of information and the art of nursing, publishing articles on the latest developments in nursing informatics, research, education and administrative of health information technology. CIN connects you with colleagues as they share knowledge on implementation of electronic health records systems, design decision-support systems, incorporate evidence-based healthcare in practice, explore point-of-care computing in practice and education, and conceptually integrate nursing languages and standard data sets.


Clinical & Translational Immunology 

Summary: Clinical & Translational Immunology (CTI) is an open access, fully peer-reviewed journal devoted to publishing cutting-edge advances in biomedical research for scientists and physicians.

DescriptionCTI covers fields including cancer biology, cardiovascular research, gene therapy, immunology, vaccine development and disease pathogenesis and therapy at the earliest phases of investigation. Clinical & Translational Immunology seeks to cover basic, translational and clinical studies in all aspects of human immunology, including experimental models specific to human diseases.
Topics of particular interest within the journal’s scope include, but are not limited to, those listed below:

  • cutting edge approaches including in vivo models of human disease that shed light on the mechanisms of immunity
  • clinical studies with relevance to autoimmunity transplantation and tumor immunotherapy
  • cutting edge immunoassays for monitoring clinical trials/patient responses
  • infection and immunity - correlates of protection
  • immunotherapies in relation to autoimmunity, primary and secondary immunodeficiencies, complement disorders and allergies
  • pathogenesis and correlates of protection for autoimmune and endocrine disorders, infectious disease, malignancy and transplantation

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Dimensions of Critical Care Nursing 

SummaryThe Dimensions of Critical Care Nursing provides nurses with accurate, current, and relevant information and services to excel in critical care practice.

DescriptionDimensions of Critical Care Nursing provides in-depth articles for critical care nurses, CCRNs, nurse educators, managers, and clinical nurse specialists and focuses on the three major roles—or dimensions—of today's critical care nurse: practitioner, leader, and educator. The journal also publishes original nursing research. Each bimonthly issue offers these highly respected nurses a forum to exchange information with colleagues, review applications of current research, and discuss relevant legal and ethical issues.

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Evidence-Based Nursing

Summary: Evidence-Based Nursing is a peer-reviewed healthcare journal covering the field of evidence-based nursing. It is published quarterly by the BMJ Publishing Group and RCN Publishing.

Description: Evidence-Based Nursing is co-owned by RCNi and BMJ. Evidence-Based Nursing systematically searches a wide range of international healthcare journals applying strict criteria for the validity of research and relevance to best nursing practice. Content is critically appraised and the most relevant articles are summarised into succinct expert commentaries, focusing on the papers' key findings and implications for nursing practice.

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Gastroenterology Nursing

SummaryGastroenterology Nursing is the Official Leader in Science and Practice delivers the information nurses need to stay ahead in this specialty. 

DescriptionThe journal keeps gastroenterology nurses and associates informed of the latest developments in research, evidence-based practice techniques, equipment, diagnostics, and therapy. Gastroenterology Nursing is an invaluable resource for current SGNA guidelines, new GI procedures, pharmacology, career development, and certification review. Its lively editorial style and illustrations make the journal a pleasure to read and consult.

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Global Qualitative Nursing Research

Summary: Global Qualitative Nursing Research (GQNR) is an open access, peer-reviewed journal focusing on qualitative research in fields relevant to nursing and other health professionals world-wide.

Description: Global Qualitative Nursing Research (GQNR) is a ground breaking, international, peer-reviewed, open-access journal focusing on qualitative research in fields relevant to nursing world-wide. The journal specializes in topics related to nursing practice, responses to health and illness, health promotion, and health care delivery.

Link: Global Qualitative Nursing Research

Holistic Nursing Practice

SummaryHolistic Nursing Practice (HNP) is a peer-reviewed bimonthly journal that explores holistic models of nursing practice. Content emphasizes complementary traditional and holistic nursing and healthcare practices.

DescriptionHolistic Nursing Practice includes theory-based interventions and their outcomes, including: innovations in holistic nursing practice; research related to holistic nursing practice, health care, and policy; and values and ethical-legal issues related to holistic nursing practices. The holistic approach is a worldview that emphasizes the potential for health and healing in human systems rather than on disease process and deficit.

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Home Healthcare Now 

SummaryHome Healthcare Now is the professional, contemporary journal serving the educational and communication needs of home care and hospice nurses.

DescriptionHome Healthcare Now is highly interactive and timely, focusing on the multidimensional, interdisciplinary and specialty practice areas of home care nursing. Clinical, operational, and educational home care nursing issues are the core of the publication; plentiful columns and features focus on practical, up-to-date approaches to everyday situations, as well as analysis and interpretation of how healthcare trends affect the home care nurse's practice.

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JONA's Healthcare Law, Ethics, and Regulation

SummaryJONA's Healthcare Law, Ethics, and Regulation provides valuable information on the changing regulations affecting healthcare will keep readers up-to-date on this dynamic and critical aspect of the profession.

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Journal for Nurses in Professional Development

SummaryThe Journal for Nurses in Professional Development is a specialized source of information for nursing professional development (NPD) specialists in all healthcare settings.

DescriptionThe Journal for Nurses in Professional Development provides NPD specialists with information on planning, implementing, and evaluating educational activities; teaching/learning methods; administration of departments; business aspects; evidence-based and best practices; research in the specialty; technological or other innovations; and issues in nursing professional development that influence the specialty.

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Journal of Addictions Nursing

SummaryJournal of Addictions Nursing (JAN) – JAN is the official journal of IntNSA and is a peer-reviewed quarterly international journal publishing original articles on current research issues, practices and innovations as they related to the field of addictions.

Description: The submissions in this journal are solicited from professional nurses and other health-care professionals engaged in treatment, prevention, education, research and consultation.

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Journal of Multidisciplinary Healthcare

Summary: The Journal of Multidisciplinary Healthcare (JMDH) aims to represent and publish research in healthcare areas delivered by practitioners of different disciplines.

Description: JMDH includes studies and reviews conducted by multidisciplinary teams as well as research which evaluates or reports the results or conduct of such teams or healthcare processes in general. The JMDH is published as an open-access journal to allow this wide range of practical, patient relevant research to be immediately available to practitioners who can access and use it immediately upon publication.

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Journal of the Dermatology Nurses' Association

SummaryThe Journal of Dermatology Nurses’ Association (JDNA) is the official publication of the Dermatology Nurses’ Association (DNA).

DescriptionThe mission of JDNA is to: 1) provide timely resources to dermatology nurses and other health care professionals that can be incorporated easily into daily practice, 2) improve care to dermatology patients and families by providing up-to-date information, 3) publish scholarly works in the field of dermatology, 4) foster discussion of issues and trends that affect practice; and, 5) promote dialogue between dermatology practitioners and other disciplines. Manuscripts may address clinical practice, research, management issues, case studies, professional and patient education, practice issues, ethical and legal topics, and collaboration with other disciplines.

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Summary: Nursing Open is a peer reviewed open access journal that welcomes articles on all aspects of nursing and midwifery practice, research, education and policy.

Description: Nursing Open aims to publish articles that contribute to the art and science of nursing and which have a positive impact on health either locally, nationally, regionally or globally. As such the following qualities are essential in any article published by the journal: scientific credibility and rigour, and coherence and clarity in the writing.


NursingPlus Open

SummaryNursingPlus Open is an international open access journal providing a forum for the publication of scholarly articles on all aspects of practice, education, research, management and policy in nursing and midwifery.

Description: NursingPlus Open is a peer-reviewed international publication which will consider research, reviews, case studies and critical discussion that support the evidence-base behind practice and education within nursing and midwifery care and will encompass both theoretical and empirical contributions. The aim of the journal is to support and promote excellence in nursing and midwifery and articles from all areas of the professions are welcomed, as well as from related health care professionals that support the interdisciplinary nature of the healthcare workforce.

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Professional Case Management

SummaryProfessional Case Management is a peer-reviewed, contemporary journal that crosses all case management settings.

DescriptionProfessional Case Management features best practices and industry benchmarks for the professional case manager and also features hands-on information for case managers new to the specialty. Articles focus on the coordination of services, management of payer issues, population- and disease-specific aspects of patient care, efficient use of resources, improving the quality of care/patient safety, data and outcomes analysis, and patient advocacy. The Journal provides practical, hands-on information for day-to-day activities, as well as cutting-edge research.

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The American Journal of Maternal/Child Nursing

Summary: MCN is a peer-reviewed journal that meets its mission by publishing clinically relevant practice and research manuscripts aimed at assisting nurses toward evidence-based practice.

DescriptionMCN provides the most timely, relevant information to nurses practicing in perinatal, neonatal, midwifery, and pediatric specialties. MCN focuses on today's major issues and high priority problems in maternal/child nursing, women's health, and family nursing with extensive coverage of advanced practice healthcare issues relating to infants and young children. Each issue features peer-reviewed, clinically relevant articles. Coverage includes updates on disease and related care; ideas on health promotion; insights into patient and family behavior; discoveries in physiology and pathophysiology; clinical investigations; and research manuscripts that assist nurses toward evidence-based practices.