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Medical Assistants: Databases/Electronic Resources

This Guide is for Medical Assistants

Description:

Databases and electronic resources can connect you to large-scale collections of information in many different forms. They are useful for:

  • Conducting literature searches for papers and research
  • Point-of-care tools designed to connect you with current clinical information
  • Serve as interfaces that make specific types of tools available to you.  

Here are some database suggestions that can be useful to student or practicing nurses.

EBSCOHost

All Instructors and students have free access to EBSCOHost through Southwest University. 

EBSCOHost is a powerful online reference system offered by the Southwest University Library. 

Instructors and students can access EBSCOHost from the computers at the Southwest University Library.

Away from campus?  Then access EBSCOHost anytime at 

https://search.ebscohost.com

Contact the Library Staff at 915-778-4001 ext. 2022 for the username and password.

Nursing Reference Center

All Instructors and students have free access to Nursing Reference Center through Southwest University. 

Nursing Reference Center enables nurses to get answers to questions quickly, strengthen their nursing skills and read full-text journal articles anytime and anywhere.  Nursing Reference Center  is an evidence-based information resource designed specifically for nurses.    

‚ÄčInstructors and students can access EBSCOHost from the computers at the Southwest University Library.

Away from campus?  Then access EBSCOHost anytime at 

https://search.ebscohost.com

Contact the Library Staff at 915-778-4001 ext. 2022 for the username and password.

Suggested Nursing Databases for Searching