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Nursing Resources

Recommended Resources

In addition to the research resources listed below, Mount Union offers a number of recommended resources that will have additional information in your field of study.

Nursing Research Databases

This is an online resource that provides students, residents, clinicians, and researchers with instant answers to clinical questions. AccessMedicine delivers the latest medical advances and knowledge from recognized physicians delivered in a digital aggregation with online desktop, PDA, iPod, and MP3 compatible device solutions.

Alt HealthWatch
Alt HealthWatch provides an index, abstracts, and full text covering complementary, holistic,and integrated approaches to healthcare and wellness.

Biosis Previews 1969 - Present

CINAHL Plus w/ Full Text 

The Cochrane Library

Consumer Health Complete

Gross Anatomy Dissector

Online Guided Gross Anatomy Dissector provides the anatomy as a first-year medical student would encounter and use it in an online teaching and learning environment. PLEASE GO TO THE SECTION “SITE LICENSE ACCESS FOR UNIVERSITY OF MOUNT UNION” TO FIND THE LINK FOR ACCESS TO THE DATABASE.

Health Source: Consumer Edition
Information on many health topics including the medical sciences, food sciences and nutrition, childcare, sports medicine and general health is available. The source includes or has links to full text.

Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition
An index, abstracts, and full text focusing on many medical disciplines are available. The source includes or has links to full text.

International Statistical Classification of Diseases and Related Health Problems 10th Revision

MEDLINE w/ Full Text
Some full text is available.

This source provides health topics, drugs and supplements, a medical encyclopedia, news, and directories from the National Library of Medicine and NIH.

Merck Manuals

Natural and Alternative Treatments
Natural and Alternative Treatments contains detailed information on more than 180 different conditions and the conventional and natural treatments used to treat them, over 200 herbs and supplements, plus drug-herb and drug-supplement interactions for more than 75 drug categories.

Nursing and Allied Health Resources Wiki

Nursing Assessment in Video

Nursing Education in Video

Nursing Reference Center

NursingWorld Research Toolkit (ANA)

OVID Nursing Journals

PDR Health

Primal 3D Anatomy -

Access is available for five users at one time. Please remember to logoff when done so others may have access.

Public Health Reports

PubMed is a service of the U.S. National Library of Medicine that includes over 16 million citations from MEDLINE and other life science journals for biomedical articles back to the 1950s.

UpToDate Access

Users need to create an account when using this resource. Please use your Mount Union email address. Once the account has been created, please use that login information for future access. Click here for mobile access. When off-campus, you will be prompted to authenticate using your last name and barcode from your Purple Plu$ Card. Once you create an account, you are required to access this resource from the Library website a minimum of every 90 dates to confirm  you are still a valid user.

This powerful database requires individual login and passwords for users. Users who have not searched the database for an extended period of time will be prompted to reset their password from the UptoDate login page. Should multiple attempts to login be made without resetting the password, UptoDate will block access. This block can be overcome by 1) clearing your browser's cache or 2) using another browser. This will enable the user to get access to reset the password. Please contact the library if you are having difficulty with your login.