Forensic Nursing

Research is the process of discovery, and in this sense it is a creative act. It is guided by questions, shaped by evidence, and concludes with the sharing of one’s findings.

Core Resources

  • CINAHL Complete
    Comprehensive source of full text for nursing & allied health journals, providing full text for more than 1300 journals indexed in CINAHL.

  • Cochrane Collection Plus
    Collection of health care data for providers, patients and those responsible for researching, teaching, funding and administrating in medical professions.

  • Criminal Justice Abstracts with Full Text
    Access to full text, abstracting and indexing of over 270 core journals covering research areas in international criminal justice and criminology such as criminal law, corrections, policing & investigation and forensic science.

  • FORENSICnetBASE/LawENFORCEMENTnetBASE
    Forensic science and criminal justice references. Includes techniques in forensic analysis and case studies.

  • Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition
    Scholarly full text journals focusing on many medical disciplines.

  • ProQuest Criminal Justice
    A comprehensive collection of U.S. and international criminal justice journals including information for professionals in law enforcement, corrections administration, drug enforcement, rehabilitation, family law, and industrial security.

Supplemental Resources

  • Academic OneFile
    Scholarly, peer-reviewed articles in many subjects.

  • Academic Search Complete
    Academic multi-disciplinary database; full text articles in all fields.

  • Biological Abstracts/BIOSIS
    A complete collection of bibliographic references covering life science and biomedical research literature published from more than 4,000 journals internationally. This database provides users with easy access to the latest information in virtually every life science discipline. Fitchburg State Coverage is 1955 to the present and most of the records include informative abstracts written by the author. It is produced by Thomson Scientific.

  • Biomedical Reference Collection: Basic
    Full text journals in a variety of areas pertaining to medical study.

  • Credo Reference
    An easy-to-use database providing dictionary and encyclopedia entries on subjects in all academic disciplines; a scholarly alternative to Wikipedia

  • Ebook Central (Proquest)
    A collection of E-Books. You can either search or browse by subject.
    Note: Formerly known as eBrary E-Books

  • eBook Collection (EBSCOhost)
    This is a multi-disciplinary collection which allows you to search and view the full text of its eBooks. Read an eBook instantly with your web based reader or download eBooks to your portable device.

  • Films on Demand
    Access to over 6,000 streaming videos, including documentaries relevant for multiple disciplines.

  • JSTOR
    An advanced, multidisciplinary database featuring secondary resources in history, scholarly articles and other resources spanning the humanities and sciences.

  • MEDLINE
    Authoritative medical information on medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, the health care system, pre-clinical sciences, and more.

  • ProQuest Biological Science Collection
    Full text access to many biology journals.

  • ProQuest Biology Database
    Access to a wide range of biology topics. The database includes over 285 titles, with more than 250 available in full text.

  • ProQuest Psychology Journals
    Full-text coverage from top psychology and related publications. Users get access to charts, diagrams, graphs, tables, photos, and other graphical elements essential to psychological research.

  • PsycARTICLES
    Full-text, peer-reviewed scholarly and scientific articles in psychology.