The databases below are either only available to students at Donnelly or focused on a specific field of study.
CINAHL provides users with fast and easy access to top nursing and allied health journals, evidence-based care sheets and quick lessons.
- Nursing Databases
Use this list to view a specialized list of nursing research sites.
Open Access Data Bases
Open access databases were created to provide free access to peer-reviewed scholarly articles to increase scholarly communication. These are reliable sources of information and the articles can be used in your research just as you would use articles from subscription databases such as Ebscohost.
Pronounced archive, this site is managed by Cornell University and is funded by the National Science Foundation. It has almost 800,000 articles in math, physics, quantitative biology, quantitative finance, and statistics.
Operated by the Bielefeld University Library and has almost 38 million articles.
Bepress, pioneered the Digital Commons, an open access archive for scientific and scholarly articles, papers, ebooks, presentations, theses, and dissertations published by faculty, researchers, and students. It hosts the Digital Commons for over 150 colleges, universities, consortia, and associations in the United States and around the world.
- BioMed Central
BioMed Central publishes 244 peer reviewed open access journals.
- Directory of Open Access Journals
DOAJ has over 4,000 journals with almost 1 million articles covering on a broad range of subjects.
- Early Childhood Research and Practice
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is a peer-reviewed bi-lingual journal and also is available in a Chinese translation.
Education Resource Information Center, is sponsored by the Institute of Education Sciences of the U.S. Department of Education.
- Elsevier Open Access Journals Elsevier
All articles published in Elsevier open access journals are peer reviewed and upon acceptance will be immediately and permanently free for everyone to read and download.
- The Future of Children
Published by Princeton and the Brookings Institute.
- MedLine Plus
from the National Institute of Health from the National Library of Medicine, for patients, families, and friends.
OALster helps you find "pearls of knowledge" from open source resources around the world in association with WorldCat.
Group Over 300 peer reviewed scientific journals.
- Nursing Planet
This resource contains information on nursing education, research, theory, and management and many links to databases, ebooks, nursing links and patient information links
- Oxford Open
Open Access to research journals provided by Oxford University Press.
Public Library of Science publishes 7 peer reviewed scientific journals including biology, medicine, and genetics
Psychology Search Engine
Published by the National Center for Biotechnology Information, provides information on the biological activities of small molecules.
- PubMed Central
PubMed is from the National Institute of Health National Library of Medicine and has more than 2.5 million articles.
- The Scientific Commons
This site contains almost 40 million articles from over 1,200 repositories
- Springer Open Access Journals
Springer Open is an international publisher of scholarly journals. The company's open access journal website features over 100 peer-reviewed scientific journals
- Wiley Open Access Journals
As one of the largest publishers of academic and professional journals in the world and created a data base of open access scientific and engineering journals to promote scholarly communication.
This online catalog searches libraries around the world to locate books.