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Nursing Resource Guide: Databases/Electronic Resources

Collections of resources useful to student and practicing nurses


Databases and electronic resources can connect you to large-scale collections of information in many different forms. They are useful for:

  • Conducting literature searches for papers and research
  • Point-of-care tools designed to connect you with current clinical information
  • Serve as interfaces that make specific types of tools available to you.  

Here are some database suggestions that can be useful to student or practicing nurses.

Check out our Database Searching guide for tips on how to formulate searches.

Suggested Nursing Databases for Searching

Additional Resources for Searching, Etc.