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Evidence-Based Practice Research in Nursing

Information and resources for research in Evidence-Based Practice

Finding Journal Articles

Your professors will require that you find and cite journal articles for your research assignments. There are several ways to go about searching for journal articles. You can search for a specific journal title by entering the name of the journal in the OneSearch box on the Adelphi Libraries homepage:

If the Libraries subscribe to the journal in print or electronic format you should retrieve a record for the journal:

 

You can also search for articles on a specific topic by entering your key words or subject headings into OneSearch. Searching in the OneSearch screen searches all media and will bring up articles on your topic as well as books, streaming media, etc.

 

You can search for articles in a specific database by selecting Databases & More under the OneSearch box and typing in the name of a database such as CINAHL Complete:

Follow instructions for searching specific databases.

 

Advanced Search

You can search for a specific journal title in the Advanced Search screen by selecting the Title Field from the drop-down menu on the left and entering the name of the journal into the search box. You must also restrict your Material Type on the right to Journal Titles:

 

To restrict your search to just articles on a a specific subject, select Subject from the drop-down menu on the left and restrict your Material Type on the right to Articles: