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Last updated 2/27/15
Isothermal Community College
P.O. Box 804, Spindale NC 28160
(828) 395-1307  fax (828) 286-8208

Charles P. Wiggins, Director of Library Services

Nursing Research Page

Medical Journals and Articles on the Internet

Free Medical Journals
Over 400 important medical journals available online, free and in full text.

Specific Titles Available on the Internet  Some of the following titles are freely accessible; others may require subscription:

BMC Nursing "Publishes original research articles in all aspects of nursing research, training, education, and practice."

California Nurses Association
Click on California Nurse Newspaper for current issue of the California Nurse ("Official Bulletin of the California Nurses Association")

Contemporary Nurse (Click on Latest Issue in the left column)
"Asia-Pacific forum for nursing educators, researchers and practitioners who require high-quality, peer-reviewed articles, literature reviews, clinical papers & protocols, and cross-cultural research."

National Nurses United covers the activities of the California Nurses Association and National Nurses Organizing Committee, but also strives to produce hard-hitting news features and thoughtful analyses about nursing and the real ills plaguing the U.S. healthcare system."

Online Journal of Issues in Nursing (Kent State Univ. College of Nursing)
"A peer-reviewed, electronic journal providing a free forum for discussion of issues in nursing"

Online Journal of Nursing Informatics (OJNI)
"The OJNI is committed to scholarly excellence"... [and] "will provide nurses with an electronic format to share findings, experience, perceptions, knowledge, and wisdom with nursing colleagues involved in all facets of nursing informatics."

Online Journal of Rural Nursing and Health Care
"The Official Journal of the Rural Nurse Organization"

World Wide Wounds
"The premier online resource for dressing materials and practical wound management information"

General Clearinghouses for Nursing Subjects and Links to Journals

PubMed Central (National Library of Medicine)
PubMed Central (PMC) is the U.S. National Library of Medicine's digital archive of life sciences journal literature.  Access to the full text of articles in PMC is free, except where a journal requires a subscription for access to recent articles.

Links to medical & health-related journals grouped by topic

Links to Nursing Journals

Some links on this site go to external web sites not connected with Isothermal Community College. Their inclusion is not an endorsement by Isothermal and Isothermal is not responsible for accuracy of their content.