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NUR 106: Concepts of Nursing and NUR 050: Transition into Associate Degree Nursing

Primary Titles of Interest

(Instructions for accessing all nursing titles below)

AORN Journal - "Provides professional perioperative registered nurses with evidence-based practice information needed to help meet the physiological, behavioral, safety, and health system needs of a diverse patient population."

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."

CIN: Computers, Informatics, Nursing - "covers the application of computer technology to contemporary nursing practice" and "how to use technology to save time and money, increase productivity, and improve communication."

Geriatric Nursing - "Geriatric Nursing is a comprehensive source for clinical information and management advice relating to the care of older adults. The journal's peer-reviewed articles report the latest developments in the management of acute and chronic disorders and provide practical advice on care of older adults across the long term continuum."

Holistic Nursing Practice - "Features information covering all aspects of holistic nursing, including health-oriented, biobehavioral research and the latest developments in the field."

Insight; the Journal of the American Society of Ophthalmic Registered NursesArticles cover ophthalmic nursing issues from patient care to new research, pharmacology to legislation; includes a "healthy nurses" human interest column, pieces from ASORN leadership and articles available for continuing education credit.

Journal of the American Psychiatric Nurses Association - "provides quality, up-to-date information to promote psychiatric nursing, improve mental health care for culturally diverse individuals, families, groups, and communities, as well as shape health care policy for the delivery of mental health services."

Journal of Obstetric, Gynecologic & Neonatal Nursing - "JOGNN is the scientific journal of the Association of Women's Health, Obstetric and Neonatal Nurses. The mission of JOGNN is to advance the health and health care of women, childbearing families, and newborns across all settings through the bimonthly publication of peer-reviewed nursing and interdisciplinary scholarship."

Journal of Pediatric Nursing - "The Journal of Pediatric Nursing: Nursing Care of Children and Families (JPN) is interested in publishing evidence-based practice, quality improvement, theory, and research papers on a variety of topics from US and international authors. JPN is the official journal of the Society of Pediatric Nurses and the Pediatric Endocrinology Nursing Society... Journal content covers the life span from birth to adolescence." 

Journal of School Nursing - "Features articles on clinical subjects and current issues in school nursing, health, and education. Intended for nurses, educators, and others allied to the improvement of the health and educational success of children."

Journal of Transcultural Nursing - "offers practical information about how to deal with diverse cultures on issues that may affect nursing and health care."

Nursing - "keeps nurses up-to-date on peer-reviewed evidence-based practice about key clinical topics, including cardiac and respiratory care, new drugs, new treatments, and nursing techniques."

Nursing for Women's Health - "Nursing for Women's Health (NWH) is the practice journal of the Association of Women's Health, Obstetric and Neonatal Nurses. The mission of NWH is to translate evidence into nursing practice to improve health outcomes for individuals, families, and populations."

Additional Titles of Interest

ACSM'S Health & Fitness Journal - American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) "...exercise science and nutrition research, with components of ACSM certification workshops, current topics of interest to the fitness industry..."

Cardiopulmonary Physical Therapy Journal - "highlights research in the areas of cardiovascular and pulmonary disease, health and wellness, and the role that physical therapists play in the management of primary, secondary and tertiary prevention."

Journal of Neurologic Physical Therapy - On the "development and effective use of neurologic physical therapy. Types of articles published include research articles, critical reviews, case reports and special interest papers."

Journal of Women's Health Physical Therapy - "...provides information primarily to physical therapists, physical therapy assistants, and physical therapy students," as well as "health care professionals from obstetrician/gynecologist centers, orthopedic centers, long-term care facilities, hospital-based outpatient facilities/clinics, ambulatory centers, health and wellness facilities, sport and human performance centers, and rehabilitation facilities."

Strength & Conditioning Journal - "for strength coaches, personal trainers, athletic trainers, physical therapists, and other health professionals working in the strength and conditioning field."

How to access nursing journals online

If you know the title of the online nursing journal you want to browse, you can click on "Journals, Magazines, Newspapers" under the Research column on the library website. This opens a search tool for finding publications by title.

research specific journals

Next, type in the title of the journal and search.

If the current full text is available through the college subscription, ( - present), you should be able to jump directly the latest issues.

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cancer nursing Journals@Ovid

In addition to the latest, you can also access previous issues.


cancer nursing through OVID


Need to know more about nursing organizations and associations, so you can discover the official journals connected to them?

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When you find a nursing organization of interest to you, look for "publications." Once you've found the title of their journal, you can search for it using our publication finder.

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