Check out the research databases and websites below.
Key Health Databases Nursing- Websites
Nursing- Journals Multisubject Databases
Other Useful Health Related Databases New Zealand Specific Databases

Key health databases

CINAHL Ultimate(external link)
Full Text definitive research tool for nursing and allied health literature. Access to more than 1,200 journals.

Clinical Key(external link) 
Full-text access to a range of Elsevier's medical and surgical journals, reference books, procedural videos, and images.
As a student you must register using your NMIT student email "" this will create an account which will give you full access. Ignore the 'More Options' area. 

Cochrane Library(external link) 
A database that specialises in literature review with special focus on systematic reviews

Coronavirus Research Database(external link) 
This database could also be searched under the main ProQuest(external link) database.

Dynamed(external link)
This advanced clinical support tool guides users through current clinical evidence for different medical conditions including mental health. DynaMed topics are continuously updated as new information indicates a need for change in practice or improved understanding of the body of knowledge. IBM Micromedex's drug and laboratory monographs, which includes drug interactions and calculations, are also offered.

Gale Interactive - Human Anatomy(external link)
Users can manipulate and explore 3D models, allowing you to better visualise and understand human anatomy. For accessing this database, Chrome browser is preferred 

Health and Wellness Resource Centre(external link)
Provides integrated access to medical, statistical, health, and related information.

Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition(external link)
Provides access to some full text titles that are not available on CINAHL (although, generally CINAHL offers great coverage of journals in nursing and allied health).

JBI - Joanna Briggs Institute Database(external link) 
Includes literature reviews, practices and procedures, info sheets, systematic reviews & protocols, technical reports.

Lippincott Procedures(external link)
Provides real-time access to step-by-step guides for evidence-based procedures and skills in a variety of specialty settings. It also includes video presentations of procedures.

While connected to NMIT wifi on a laptop/computer Lippincott website will recognise your connection and allow access to its resources automatically
Mobile application: If you are using a mobile device and are logged in to NMIT wifi, you can download mobile application of LP from either Google play store or Apple app store. Instead of giving the user name and password, use IP authentication option at the lower end of the log in page. Ensure that you regularly update the app to get recent revisions, including New Zealand specific ones. 

New Zealand Formulary(external link)
An independent resource providing healthcare professionals with clinically validated medicines information and guidance on best practice, enabling healthcare professionals to select safe and effective medicines for individual patients.
Updates to the online and eBook/pdf versions of the NZ Formulary are published monthly on the 1st working day of each calendar month. It is vital to use the most recent release of the NZF for making clinical decisions.

Nursing Reference Centre Plus(external link)
Nursing Reference Centre Plus is an evidence-based point-of-care resource to quickly answer nurses’ clinical questions. It includes multimedia (e.g. videos and images), nursing management topics, care plans, leadership and management continuing education modules, patient education information, and more. This resources also covers information from reference books.

PubMed (Medline)(external link) 
Biomedical literature from MEDLINE, life science journals, and online books.

Recommended Websites

A selection of links to nursing related websites.


Databases of nursing Journals (including the nursing community college collection from Wolters Kluwer-Ovid), Australia and New Zealand journals and high ranked nursing journals are included in this section.

Popular multi-subject databases

The following databases cover a huge range of subjects including nursing, health and medicine.

ProQuest(external link)
Academic Search Complete(external link)
Science Direct(external link)
Academic OneFile(external link)

To access multisubject search interfaces from leading publishers like Springer(external link) see this Academic Publishers Open access page(external link).

Other Useful Health Related Databases

Mednar(external link)
Mednar is a search engine that focuses on medical resources available mainly from publicly accessible platforms and the deep web, which is usually not covered by conventional search engines.

Merlot(external link)
Merlot is one of the leading educational resources databases that collects learning resources such as evidence-based information regarding nursing procedures and instructional videos related to drug calculation. Its collections could be filtered by discipline, audience, material type, peer-review etc.

Safetyhub(external link)
A database of videos dealing with safety related issues in diverse workplaces. Useful resources for anyone interested in health and safety protocols.

SafetyLit(external link)
SafetyLit is a service of World Health Organisation and San Diego State University. It provides archival as well as update service regarding literature published on Safety, injuries etc. Safetylit’s weekly update compile citations and summaries of about 400 articles every week.

Trip Medical Database(external link)
A database that systematically arranges and provides access to resources related to medicines. It facilitates search into different types of resources such as systematic reviews, evidence-based synopses, guidelines etc.

New Zealand specific databases

These databases may be useful when you are searching for articles published in New Zealand or specific to a New Zealand context.

Australia New Zealand Reference Centre(external link)
Full text articles available from thousands of Australian & NZ journals, newspapers etc.

Digital New Zealand(external link)  
This database aggregates New Zealand-related resources at one place. Digital NZ includes videos, newspapers, maps, photographs, audio recordings, artworks, news reports, and many other kinds of digital content. Users can access journals related to New Zealand and research theses from academic institutions of this country. To filter your results to research output, go to the more section and select research papers from the dropdown menu. 

INNZ Index New Zealand(external link) 
New Zealand Journals indexed by the National Library of New Zealand.

New Zealand Research(external link)
This database managed by National Library of New Zealand aims to collect all research resources related to New Zealand at one place. As this is powered by Digital NZ database, duplication of documents could be seen.

Research Bank(external link)
This is an open research repository that includes research, mainly theses and dissertations,  produced by students and staff while affiliated with Unitec, Eastern Institute of Technology (EIT), Otago Polytechnic, Toi Ohomai and Southern Institute of Technology (SIT),which are part of Te pūkenga. This repository includes mainly recent research produced by these institutions. For early ones, check New Zealand Research(external link) and Digital NZ(external link).

The Treaty of Waitangi Collection(external link) - BWB eBooks 
This collection includes books that cover diverse aspects of the Treaty of Waitangi. Bridget Williams Collection also includes critical issues collection(external link) and texts collection(external link), which explores issues related to New Zealand from an in depth perspective.

Further Reading

Additional reading and research resources can be found in the library collection including books and magazines via this link below.

Nursing(external link)

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