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Database Guides: OVID Nursing

Information about using the various databases in the A-Z Online Resources,


What is it?

Index to journal articles on nursing topics. Coverage is from 1946 to present and the database is updated weekly. 

What is it for?

Use it to journal articles on nursing and related health topics.

How to access it

Login to the Portal and then choose OVID Nursing from the A-Z List of Online Resources.

How to search

See Successful Search Techniques.

See also More Searching below.

Full text?

Some full text is available. If the article you want is not immediately available from OVID Nursing, click on the Find@Stir button Find@Stir button. It provides links to the full text of the journal if available, or to the library catalogue to check if we have the item in paper format.

Other useful resources

See the Nursing Subject Research Guide, the Mental Health Nursing Subject Research Guide or the Evidence Based Practice Research Guide

Further help
See the Help link in the top right hand corner or click on "Ask a Librarian" at the top of the search screen.

More Searching

Viewing Results

Click on Display in the search history box to view a list of your results.


To truncate your search terms use either * or $ E.g. infect* or infect$ will find either infect, infected, infection or infectious.

Combining searches

Use the Search History box above the main search screen.