Check out the research databases and websites below


APA Referencing - Full Guide 6th ed. [PDF, 1.1 MB] - Ara Institue of Canterbury 
APA Quick Referencing Guide 6th ed. for Nursing [PDF, 982 KB] - Ara Institute of Canterbury

Referencing course 
Free NMIT Online Course APA Referencing 6th ed.(external link)

Key health databases

CINAHL(external link)
Full Text definitive research tool for nursing and allied health literature.

Clinical Key(external link) 
Full-text access to a range of Elsevier's medical and surgical journals, reference books, procedural videos, and images. To access you will need to register and create a user profile.

Cochrane Library(external link) 
Evidence-based healthcare databases.

Coronavirus Research Database(external link) - now included within ProQuest database.

Gale Interactive - Human Anatomy(external link)
Users can manipulate and explore 3D models, allowing you to better visualise and understand human anatomy. Off campus users will need this password per_nmit

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.

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

Science Direct(external link) 
Full text scientific database offering journal articles and book chapters.

eSerials online

Journal of Prescribing Practice(external link)
The essential journal for nurse prescribers. Nurse Prescribing is the voice for nurses who have been granted supplementary and extended prescription rights.

Kai Tiaki(external link)
Official journal of the New Zealand Nurses' Organisation

New Zealand Medical Journal(external link)

Popular multi-subject databases

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

ProQuest(external link) - now includes a newly added Coronavirus Research Database
General OneFile(external link)
MasterFile Complete(external link)

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.

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

The Treaty of Waitangi Collection(external link) - BWB eBooks 
Leading thinking on our foundational document, including works by Claudia Orange, Judith Binney and Aroha Ward.

Recommended websites

Check out these websites for trusted information.

Alcohol New Zealand(external link)
Contains support resources related to alcohol, including legislation and policies regarding the supply, promotion and use of alcohol.

Alcohol Liquor Advisory Council(external link)
The Alcohol Advisory Council of New Zealand (ALAC) is an autonomous Crown entity. Its aim is to minimise misuse of alcohol.

Best Practice(external link)
Provides evidence-based, educational guidance for primary healthcare professionals in New Zealand.

Health Statistics(external link)
New Zealand health data and health statistics collected and produced by the Ministry of Health and the wider health sector.

Journal of Nursing Education and Practice(external link)
International Peer-reviewed and Open Access Journal for Nursing Specialists.

Nelson Marlborough District Health Board(external link)

New Zealand Legislation(external link) 
The authoritative source of Acts, Bills and Legislative Instruments.

New Zealand Ministry of Health(external link)
The Government's principal advisor on health and disability.

New Zealand Nurses Organization(external link)
The leading professional body of nurses and allied health professionals in New Zealand.

NICE(external link)
National Institute for Health and Care Excellence.

Nursing Council of New Zealand(external link)
The regulatory authority responsible for the registration of nurses in New Zealand.

Mental Health Foundation of New Zealand(external link)
Involved in all aspects of mental health and wellbeing in New Zealand.

Statistics New Zealand(external link)
New Zealand's major source of official statistics.

Whitireia Nursing and Health Journal(external link)
The purpose of the journal is to contribute to and inform debate on practice and health professional education in New Zealand.

Worksafe New Zealand(external link)
New Zealand's workplace health and safety regulator.

World Health Organization(external link)
WHO is the directing and coordinating authority for health within the United Nations system.

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