This page presents an overview of the resources and services currently available to students. Services, resources, and locations are all subject to change, particularly during academic year breaks. What's new at Fogler Library.
Use Indexes and Databases (Fogler Library) or the Mariner (University of Maine System) list of indexes and databases to find citations or references to journal articles. Databases are designed for use worldwide, so they will refer to some items that local libraries don't own.
|Database||Subjects covered||Materials covered||Notes|
CINAHL database guide
|Nursing, allied health||Journal articles, dissertations, software,
|Includes non-English publications|
|Cochrane Collection Plus||Diseases, conditions, treatments, interventions||Full text systematic reviews, clinical trials, technology assessments|
MEDLINE database guide
|Medicine, related health sciences||Journal articles.
|Includes non-English publications. Includes references on animal research.|
|PubMed||Medicine, related health sciences||Journal articles.
|More current and comprehensive than MEDLINE. Includes clinical query filters. Includes non-English publications. Includes references on animal research.|
For additional databases available from Fogler Library, see the list available from the nursing portal.
The interface is the "packaging" wrapped around the database. Expect to see interfaces change during your academic career, and to see different interfaces at different libraries.
Examples of different interfaces to the same database:
|MEDLINE, EBSCOhost version (current Fogler Library subscription)|
|MEDLINE, as part of PubMed, for Fogler Library users (Fogler Library access to free database from the National Library of Medicine)|
The EBSCOhost version of CINAHL has a Basic and Advanced interface. Use Advanced Search to get the best results from the database.
See the database guides for CINAHL, MEDLINE, and PsycINFO for detailed instructions.
|Use AND for more specific results:
Socialization and Students, Nursing
s1 and s2
|Use OR to broaden a search with related terms:
Students, Nursing or Education, Nursing
s1 or s2
SOCIALIZATION of Japanese Nursing Students. (includes abstract); CONDON E; SHARTS-HOPKO N; Nursing Education Perspectives, 2010 May-Jun; 31 (3): 167-70 (journal article - research) ISSN: 1536-5026 PMID: 20635621
Clinical placements and nursing students' career planning: a qualitative exploration. (includes abstract); McKenna L; McCall L; Wray N; International Journal of Nursing Practice, 2010 Apr; 16 (2): 176-82 (journal article - research, tables/charts) ISSN: 1322-7114 PMID: 20487063
Condon, E., & Sharts-Hopko, N. (2010). Socialization of Japanese nursing students. Nursing Education Perspectives, 31, 167-170. Retrieved from http://www.nlnjournal.org/
McKenna, L., McCall, L., & Wray, N. (2010). Clinical placements and nursing students' career planning: A qualitative exploration. International Journal of Nursing Practice, 16, 176-182. doi:10.1111/j.1440-172X.2010.01827.x
Issue numbers are required only when journals are "paginated separately by issue" (see 6.30 and 7.01 in the APA manual).
More information about interlibrary loan:
Additional notes for distance education students:
Nancy Curtis, 581-1679
Fogler Library Science & Engineering Center, 581-1691
Fogler Library Reference Desk, 581-1673
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Off-Campus Library Services
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(888) 266-4950 (out of state)
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