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NURS 6320 - Theoretical Foundations: Use the Databases

Accessing the Databases

To search the databases you can

Visit commonly used databases directly using the links below

Or access from the library homepage:

Screen snip of the library's main search box

Boolean Operators

Combine your search terms using Boolean operators to get results.

What are Boolean Operators?

Boolean operators connect your search words together to either narrow or broaden your results in a database (like PubMed) or search engine (like Google Scholar).

Boolean operators are the words "AND", "OR" and "NOT".

Diagram Explaining Boolean Operators


See our PubMed Guide for help and tips.

Image showing the top of the PubMed guide from Briscoe Library.


See our Scopus guide for help and tips.

An image showing the Scopus guide from Briscoe Library.