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This information guide is customized for the discipline of nursing. It includes resources for bachelor's, master's and doctoral students and faculty members.

Free Health Journals

The following are free electronic journals from the web that do not require any login/authentication process.

PubMed Central
links to a free digital archive of biomedical and life sciences journal literature

Free Medical Journals
links to free online full-text journals, including pharmacy and pharmacology titles

Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ) 
links to free, full text, quality controlled scientific and scholarly journals

Primary Nursing Databases

Other Health Sciences Databases

General Subject Databases

Finding Research Instruments

Identifying an instrument is generally just the beginning of the process - you will next need to locate the actual instrument and gain any needed permissions to use the instruments.   Contact your faculty member or a librarian if you need further assistance.