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Nursing Research Guide

Resources for research in Nursing at The Catholic University of America


Using library resources can sometimes be overwhelming. Check out the various videos, PowerPoint presentation, and links to begin your research.  

Library Resources Navigation

The below videos provide a useful introduction to library services. Topics covered include how to find a book in the stacks to requesting ILL requests. 

How to Research

Find an article

Articles can be found electronically and in print in the Catholic University  Libraries. 

Step one: Start your reseach in SearchBox (the articles tab).

Step two:  Search a Nursing database using keywords pertinent to your topic. If the article is not available in full-text from a particular database, click on the "360 Find It" button.

Step three: Search CU's Journals for print and electronic journals. Works well when you have a citation, but not full text.

Step four: If CUA does not have the article you can request it through the Interlibrary Loan service.

Step five: Contact your library liaison at: