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Nursing: Journals 

Check to see if we have electronic access to a specific periodical.
Check the online catalog to see if we own a print copy of a periodical.
For hard copies of our journals: Complete title list of Nursing Journals

If you are looking for a specific article from a periodical, you will need to know:

Name of the Periodical,
Volume and Issue Number,
Page Numbers,
Title of the Article,
Author's Name.


Selected Nursing Periodicals

For All Nurses | Administration, Management, & Leadership
Cardiovascular | Critical Care | Education | Emergency | Geriatric | Nephrology | OB/GYN & Women | OR | Pediatrics | Psychiatric | Public Health

Not in the list below? Check the Online Catalog for the Magazine/Journal title.


Periodicals For All Nurses

American Journal of Nursing

Type of publication: Trade Magazine
Online full text?: Yes.
Catalog record
Hard copies owned: 1951-2011.
Description:
"AJN is the oldest and largest circulating nursing journal in the world. The Journal's mission is to promote excellence in nursing and health care through the dissemination of evidence-based, peer-reviewed clinical information and original research, discussion of relevant and controversial professional issues, adherence to the standards of journalistic integrity and excellence, and promotion of nursing perspectives to the health care community and the public." Website

Applied Nursing Research

Type of publication: Academic/Scholarly Journal
Online full text?: No.
Catalog record
Hard copies owned: 2004-current.
Description:
"Applied Nursing Research presents original, peer-reviewed research findings clearly and directly for clinical applications in all nursing specialties." Website

Clinical Nursing Research

Type of publication: Academic/Scholarly Journal
Online full text?: Yes.
Catalog record
Hard copies owned: 1993-current.
Description:
"Clinical Nursing Research addresses issues of clinical research that are meaningful to practicing nurses, providing an international forum to: 1) Encourage discussion among clinical practitioners. 2) Enhance clinical practice by pinpointing potential clinical applications of the latest scholarly research. 3) Disseminate research findings of particular interest to practicing nurses." Website

Computers, Informatics, Nursing: CIN

Type of publication: Academic/Scholarly Journal
Online full text?: No.
Catalog record
Hard copies owned: March/Apr. 2002-current.
Description:
"CIN covers the application of computer technology to contemporary nursing practice, explaining the "how-to" and "why" at each step of the way." Website

Evidence-Based Nursing

Type of publication: Academic/Scholarly Journal
Online full text?: Yes.
Catalog record
Hard copies owned: 2007-current.
Description:
"Published quarterly, Evidence-Based Nursing is designed to alert practising nurses to important and clinically relevant advances in treatment, diagnosis, aetiology, and prognosis. Published by the BMJ Publishing Group and the Royal College of Nursing Publishing Company, Evidence-Based Nursing selects and examines every aspect of the very best international nursing research for your practice." Website

Family & Community Health

Type of publication: Academic/Scholarly Journal
Online full text?: Yes.
Catalog record
Hard copies owned: May 1982-2006.
Description:
"Family & Community Health is a PEER-REVIEWED journal that provides practical information that addresses the common goals of health care practitioners, regardless of area of practice, in teaching the essentials of self-care, family and community health care, and health promotion and maintenance." Website

International Journal of Nursing Terminologies and Classification

Type of publication: Academic/Scholarly Journal
Online full text?: Yes.
Catalog record
Hard copies owned: Jul.-Sept. 2002.
Description:
"As the official publication of NANDA International, it communicates efforts to develop, test, and implement standardized nursing labels in many different languages and cultures across the globe." Website

JAMA: Journal of the American Medical Association

Type of publication: Academic/Scholarly Journal
Online full text?: Yes.
Catalog record
Hard copies owned: 1967-current.
Description:
"JAMA, published continuously since 1883, is an international peer-reviewed general medical journal published 48 times per year. JAMA is the most widely circulated medical journal in the world." Website

JONA's Healthcare Law, Ethics, and Regulation

Type of publication: Academic/Scholarly Journal
Online full text?: No.
Catalog record
Hard copies owned: 1999-current.
Description:
"JONA's Healthcare, Law, Ethics, and Regulation provides valuable information on the changing regulations affecting healthcare will keep readers up-to-date on this dynamic and critical aspect of the profession." Website

Journal of Professional Nursing

Type of publication: Academic/Scholarly Journal
Online full text?: No.
Catalog record
Hard copies owned: 2000-current.
Description:
"Each issue presents observations by nursing leaders on the diverse roles of baccalaureate- and graduate-prepared nurses, as well as insightful columns on clinical, legislative, regulatory, ethical, and other concerns of vital interest to nursing educators, researchers, and practitioners." Website

Journal of Transcultural Nursing

Type of publication: Academic/Scholarly Journal
Online full text?: Yes.
Catalog record
Hard copies owned: 2000-current.
Description:
"Dedicated to the advancement of culturally competent and culturally congruent health care, the Journal of Transcultural Nursing discusses important topics that affect nursing and health care clinical practice, research, education, and theory development." Website

New England Journal of Medicine

Type of publication: Academic/Scholarly Journal
Online full text?: Yes.
Catalog record
Hard copies owned: 1976-current.
Description:
"The New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM) is a weekly general medical journal that publishes new medical research findings, review articles, and editorial opinion on a wide variety of topics of importance to biomedical science and clinical practice. Material is published with an emphasis on internal medicine and specialty areas including allergy/immunology, cardiology, endocrinology, gastroenterology, hematology, kidney disease, oncology, pulmonary disease, rheumatology, HIV, and infectious diseases." Website

Nurse Practitioner

Type of publication: Academic/Scholarly Journal
Online full text?: Yes
Catalog record
Hard copies owned: Sept. 1984-current.
Description:
"Each issue presents peer-reviewed articles that range from clinical topics and research to political and practice issues." Website

Nursing

Type of publication: Trade Periodical
Online full text?: Yes.
Catalog record
Hard copies owned: 1978-current.
Description:
"Nursing2007 has been peer-reviewed and evidence-based since our first issue, in 1971. Our mission is to improve nursing practice by providing evidence-based practical information with a reader-friendly approach." Website

Nursing Clinics of North America

Type of publication: Academic/Scholarly Journal
Online full text?: No.
Catalog record
Hard copies owned: 1969-1974; 1981-current.
Description:
Website

Nursing Research

Type of publication: Academic/Scholarly Journal
Online full text?: No.
Catalog record
Hard copies owned: 1971-current.
Description:
"Nursing Research covers key issues, including health promotion, human responses to illness, acute care nursing research, symptom management, cost-effectiveness, vulnerable populations, health services, and community-based nursing studies." Website

RN

Type of publication: Trade Magazine
Online full text?: Yes.
Catalog record
Hard copies owned: 1968-2009.
Description:
"RN® is a peer-reviewed journal that serves registered nurses in various specialties, primarily those working in hospital-affiliated facilities. Roughly 75% of the editorial matter is clinical. Legal issues, ethical questions, and professional news and discussions are among the non-clinical topics covered. RN offers several CE tests every month." 

Worldviews on Evidence-Based Nursing

Type of publication: Academic/Scholarly Journal
Online full text?: Yes.
Catalog record
Hard copies owned: 2007-current.
Description:
"A quarterly, peer-reviewed, journal and information resource from The Honor Society of Nursing, Sigma Theta Tau International and Blackwell Publishing, the journal uniquely bridges knowledge and application taking a global approach in its presentation of research, policy and practice, education and management." Website

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Selected Nursing Periodicals- by Discipline

Administration, Management, & Leadership


Health Care Management Review

Type of publication: Academic/Scholarly Journal
Online full text?: No.
Catalog record
Hard copies owned: 1995-1997; 2007-current.
Description:
"Health Care Management Review is a peer-reviewed journal that publishes papers that apply practical frameworks and principles to health care management." Website

Journal of Nursing Administration

Type of publication: Academic/Scholarly Journal
Online full text?: No.
Catalog record
Hard copies owned: 1971-current.
Description:
"JONA™ is the authoritative source of information on developments and advances in patient care leadership. Content is geared to nurse executives, directors of nursing, and nurse managers in hospital, community health, and ambulatory care environments." Website

Leader to Leader

Type of publication: Academic/Scholarly Journal
Online full text?: No.
Catalog record
Hard copies owned: Winter 2007 (no. 43)-current.
Description:
"Leader to Leader, the Leader to Leader Institute's award-winning quarterly journal, offers cutting-edge thinking on leadership, management, and strategy written by today's top thought leaders from the private, public, and social sectors." Website

Nursing Administration Quarterly

Type of publication: Academic/Scholarly Journal
Online full text?: Yes.
Catalog record
Hard copies owned: 1987-1997; 2007-current.
Description:
"With NAQ, you'll get advice from leading nurse executives and well-known authors; discover cutting-edge management and caregiving trends; find solutions to your most difficult administrative challenges; have the best resources for real-world case management guidance at your fingertips; and gain strategies and tools to enhance your leadership skills." Website

Nursing Outlook

Type of publication: Academic/Scholarly Journal
Online full text?: No.
Catalog record
Hard copies owned: 1953-current.
Description:
"Nursing Outlook provides innovative ideas for leaders in the nursing profession through peer-reviewed articles and timely reports. Each issue examines current issues and trends in nursing practice, education, and research, offering progressive solutions to the problems facing the profession." Website

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Cardiovascular


Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing

Type of publication: Trade Periodical
Online full text?: Yes.
Catalog record
Hard copies owned: Oct. 1993-current.
Description:
"Official journal of the Preventive Cardiovascular Nurses Association, Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing is one of the leading journals for advanced practice nurses in cardiovascular care, providing thorough coverage of timely topics and information that is extremely practical for daily, on-the-job use." Website

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Critical Care


Critical Care Nurse

Type of publication: Academic/Scholarly Journal
Online full text?: Yes.
Catalog record
Hard copies owned: Feb. 1991-Oct. 2007
Description:
"The mission of the journal CRITICAL CARE NURSE is to provide critical care and acute care nurses with accurate, relevant, and useful information concerning the bedside care of critically and acutely ill patients and to keep critical and acute care nurses informed on issues that affect their practice." Website

Critical Care Nursing Clinics of North America

Type of publication: Academic/Scholarly Journal
Online full text?: No.
Catalog record
Hard copies owned: 1993-current.
Description:
"Critical Care Nursing Clinics provides the latest diagnostic and therapeutic information in the field of critical care nursing. Each single topic issue is guest edited by a distinguished expert in the field who invites other experts as contributors." Website

Heart & Lung

Type of publication: Academic/Scholarly Journal
Online full text?: No.
Catalog record
Hard copies owned: 1991-current.
Description:
"Heart & Lung presents original, peer-reviewed articles on techniques, advances, investigations, and observations on acute and critical care." Website

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Education


International Journal of Nursing Education Scholarship

Type of publication: Academic/Scholarly Journal
Online full text?: Yes.
Catalog record
Hard copies owned: Online only.
Description:
"The International Journal of Nursing Education Scholarship (IJNES) is the first fully electronic peer-reviewed journal in which original papers on nursing education issues and research are published. Papers involving theory, research, innovations, issues and perspectives about nursing education, as well as responses to articles are published in IJNES." Website

Journal of Nursing Education

Type of publication: Academic/Scholarly Journal
Online full text?: Yes.
Catalog record
Hard copies owned: 1985-2008.
Description:
"The Journal of Nursing Education provides a forum for original articles and new ideas for nursing educators in various types and levels of nursing programs. The Journal enhances the teaching-learning process, promotes curriculum development, and stimulates creative innovation and research in nursing education." Website

Nursing Education Perspectives

Type of publication: Academic/Scholarly Journal
Online full text?: Yes.
Catalog record
Hard copies owned: 2002-2006.
Description:
"Nursing Education Perspectives, the official publication of the National League for Nursing, provides a forum for the exchange of information and ideas regarding nursing education, faculty issues, and the design, implementation, and evaluation of innovative programs." Website

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Emergency


Journal of Emergency Nursing: JEN

Type of publication: Academic/Scholarly Journal
Online full text?: No.
Catalog record
Hard copies owned: 1978-current.
Description:
"Journal of Emergency Nursing provides peer-reviewed original articles on the clinical, professional, political, administrative, and educational aspects of emergency nursing." Website

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Geriatrics


Geriatric Nursing

Type of publication: Academic/Scholarly Journal
Online full text?: No
Catalog record
Hard copies owned: 1991-current.
Description:
"As the official publication of the National Gerontological Nursing Association, the journal's peer-reviewed articles report the latest developments in the management of acute and chronic disorders. Geriatric Nursing is written for nurses and nurse managers who work in hospitals, long-term care facilities, senior centers, or in home care." Website

Journal of Gerontological Nursing

Type of publication: Academic/Scholarly Journal
Online full text?: Yes.
Catalog record
Hard copies owned: March 1980-current.
Description:
"The Journal of Gerontological Nursing, the only monthly publication in the field, provides a forum for all aspects of gerontological nursing with original clinical articles and the latest research." Website

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Nephrology


Nephrology Nursing Journal

Type of publication: Academic/Scholarly Journal
Online full text?: Yes.
Catalog record
Hard copies owned: 2000-2006.
Description:
"The Nephrology Nursing Journal is a refereed clinical and scientific resource that provides current information on wide variety of subjects to facilitate the practice of professional nephrology nursing. Its purpose is to disseminate information on the latest advances in research, practice, and education to nephrology nurses to positively influence the quality of care they provide." Website

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OB/GYN & Women


AWHONN Lifelines

Type of publication: Academic/Scholarly Journal
Online full text?: Yes.
Catalog record
Hard copies owned: Feb. 2000-Jan. 2007.
Description:
"Nursing for Women's Health (formerly AWHONN Lifelines) publishes the most recent and compelling health care information on women's health, newborn care and professional nursing issues. As a refereed, clinical practice journal, it provides professionals involved in providing optimum nursing care for women and their newborns with health care trends and everyday issues." Website

Birth

Type of publication: Academic/Scholarly Journal
Online full text?: Yes.
Catalog record
Hard copies owned: 1982-2010.
Description:
"Birth: Issues in Perinatal Care is a multidisciplinary, refereed journal devoted to issues and practices in the care of childbearing women, infants, and families. It is written by and for professionals in maternal and neonatal health, nurses, midwives, physicians, public health workers, doulas, psychologists, social scientists, childbirth educators, lactation counselors, epidemiologists, and other health caregivers and policymakers in perinatal care." Website

Journal of Obstetric, Gynecologic, & Neonatal Nursing

Type of publication: Academic/Scholarly Journal.
Online full text?: Yes.
Catalog record
Hard copies owned: 1984-current.
Description:
"With a focus on nursing practice, JOGNN addresses the latest research, practice issues, policies, opinions, and trends in the care of women, childbearing families, and newborns. Topics deal with issues of professional interest to art educators and are suited to a diverse audience. Each issue of Art Education addresses a theme or topic." Website

MCN, American Journal of Maternal Child Nursing

Type of publication: Academic/Scholarly Journal
Online full text?: No.
Catalog record
Hard copies owned: 1980-current.
Description:
"MCN focuses on today's major issues and high priority problems in maternal/child nursing, women's health, and family nursing with extensive coverage of advanced practice healthcare issues relating to infants and young children." Website

Nursing for Women's Health

Type of publication: Academic/Scholarly Journal
Online full text?: Yes.
Catalog record
Hard copies owned: 2007-current.
Description:
"Nursing for Women's Health (formerly AWHONN Lifelines) publishes the most recent and compelling health care information on women's health, newborn care and professional nursing issues. As a refereed, clinical practice journal, it provides professionals involved in providing optimum nursing care for women and their newborns with health care trends and everyday issues." Website

Obstetrics & Gynecology

Type of publication: Academic/Scholarly Journal
Online full text?: Yes.
Catalog record
Hard copies owned: Online only.
Description:
Obstetrics & Gynecology is the official publication of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG). Popularly known as "The Green Journal," Obstetrics & Gynecology has been published since 1953. Then as is now, the goal of the journal is to promote excellence in the clinical practice of obstetrics and gynecology and closely related fields." Website

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Oncology


Oncology Nursing Forum

Type of publication: Academic/Scholarly Journal
Online full text?: Yes.
Catalog record
Hard copies owned: 1982-2006.
Description:
"The mission of the Oncology Nursing Forum, an official publication of ONS, is to Convey information related to practice, technology, education, research, and leadership." Website

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OR


AORN Journal

Type of publication: Academic/Scholarly Journal
Online full text?: Yes.
Catalog record
Hard copies owned: 1991-2007.
Description:
"The Journal is published monthly and provides articles on clinical management and research topics; updates on clinical issues; updates on OR nursing law and legislation; and features such as book reviews, practical innovations, Board reports, conference reports, and Home Study Programs." Website

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Pediatric


Issues in Comprehensive Pediatric Nursing

Type of publication: Academic/Scholarly Journal
Online full text?: Yes.
Catalog record
Hard copies owned: 1987-current.
Description:
"Issues in Comprehensive Pediatric Nursing is an international refereed journal that contributes to the knowledge base of nurses and other health care professionals who care for children. Topics contained within the journal are those identified as issues currently being addressed within the specialty of pediatric health care, policy, and research." Website

Journal of Pediatric Health Care

Type of publication: Academic/Scholarly Journal
Online full text?: No.
Catalog record
Hard copies owned: 1993-current
Description:
"Featured material includes information on clinical topics, health policies, and legislative issues applicable to pediatric clinical practice. Each issue offers original, peer-reviewed articles and regular editorial sections stressing new approaches to the management of problems facing newborn, pediatric, and adolescent patients." Website

Pediatric Nursing

Type of publication: Academic/Scholarly Journal
Online full text?: Yes.
Catalog record
Hard copies owned: 1984-2007.
Description:
"Pediatric Nursing is a clinically based journal focusing on the needs of professional nurses in pediatric practice, research, administration, and education. It provides information related to health care for normal, sick, or disabled children and their families; pediatric clients in the hospital, clinic or office, school, community, or home." Website

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Psychiatric


Archives of Psychiatric Nursing

Type of publication: Academic/Scholarly Journal
Online full text?: No.
Catalog record
Hard copies owned: 1987-current.
Description:
"Archives of Psychiatric Nursing disseminates original, peer-reviewed research that is of interest to psychiatric and mental health care nurses. The field is considered in its broadest perspective, including theory, practice and research applications related to all ages, special populations, settings, and interdisciplinary collaborations in both the public and private sectors." Website

Journal of Psychosocial Nursing and Mental Health Services

Type of publication: Academic/Scholarly Journal
Online full text?: Yes.
Catalog record
Hard copies owned: 1971-current.
Description:
"The Journal of Psychosocial Nursing and Mental Health Services is the only monthly peer-reviewed publication for mental health nurses in clinical, academic, and research positions in a variety of community and institutional settings." Website

Perspectives in Psychiatric Care

Type of publication: Academic/Scholarly Journal
Online full text?: Yes.
Catalog record
Hard copies owned: Sept. 1981-current.
Description:
"The journal provides advanced practice nurses with current research, clinical application, and knowledge about psychiatric nursing, prescriptive treatment, and education. It publishes peer-reviewed papers that reflect clinical practice issues, psychobiological information, and integrative perspectives that are evidence-based." Website

Psychiatric Services

Type of publication: Academic/Scholarly Journal
Online full text?: Yes.
Catalog record
Hard copies owned: 1995-current.
Description:
"Psychiatric Services, established in 1950, is published monthly by the American Psychiatric Association for mental health professionals and others concerned with treatment and services for persons with mental illnesses and mental disabilities, in keeping with APA's objectives to improve care and treatment, to promote research and professional education in psychiatric and related fields, and to advance the standards of all psychiatric services and facilities." Website

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Public Health


Public Health Nursing

Type of publication: Academic/Scholarly Journal
Online full text?: Yes.
Catalog record
Hard copies owned: 1985-2010.
Description:
"Public Health Nursing publishes empirical research reports, program evaluations, and case reports focused on populations at risk across the lifespan. The journal also prints articles related to developments in practice, education of public health nurses, theory development, methodological innovations, legal, ethical, and public policy issues in public health, and the history of public health nursing throughout the world." Website

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