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Nursing Research Guide

Discover library research tools to help you find articles, books, and other resources related to nursing

Nursing Research Guide

Welcome to the Nursing Research Guide!

Follow the tabs on the left of this guide to locate different resources all related to nursing and nursing research.  NEW in 2019: Click on "Library Tutorials" at left to view a tutorial for the CINAHL database.


*A note about off-campus access:

You have access to all of the Pilgrim Library's online resources from the comfort of home! When using a library resource, like CINAHL or Business Source Complete, from home you'll be asked to log in with your name and library card number.

This library card is your student/faculty/staff i.d. card! The barcode number is found underneath the barcode and should start with 80.

If you are having trouble accessing resources please contact the Pilgrim Library and we will troubleshoot the problem. 

  • Phone: (419) 783-2481
  • E-mail: library@defiance.edu
  • Chat: Enter your question in the "Ask us!" tab that appears in the top right side of the library webpage. 

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