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East Carolina University: RN to BSN Library Research Guide: Research Databases to Use


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(Photo by Jay Clark)

The following resources are the best databases to use for nursing research. If you need additional help learning advanced searching skills for PubMed, CINAHL, or any of the databases listed below, please contact your librarian, Carrie Forbes for a one-on-one teaching session. 

  • Best Bet Databases and Search Engines:  

OneSearch (Main search bar on the page - searches 3/4 of the library's databases)




ProQuest Research:


Carrie Forbes, MLS

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Carrie Forbes
Laupus Library
Room 2518
East Carolina University
600 Moye Blvd.
Greenville, NC 27834
252-744-2217 -OR- 252-689-8734 (TEXT)