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Nursing: Databases and Journals

This is a guide to the resources about Nursing and includes information on databases, journals, referencing and more.


Have you used ClinicalKey yet?

ClinicalKey is a clinical search engine produced by Elsevier. It supports clinical practice by quickly providing relevant information from a range of sources. 

ClinicalKey includes:

  • More than 600 full-text journals
  • More than 1,100 eBooks
  • Drug Monographs from the Australian Medicines Handbook
  • Practice Guidelines
  • Patient Information
  • More than 22,000 videos and more than 2.7 million images, all of which can be used in lectures and coursepacks

Watch a brief introduction to ClinicalKey below. Contact the Medical and Dental Librarians for more information or training.

UWA Library


Welcome to the Nursing guide! In this guide you will find information resources for your Nursing course. Click on the tabs to navigate.


Search the contents of thousands of journals at once

Primary Health Care (PHC) Search Filter

Search PubMed

Search help for Medline & Cinahl

These guides provide tips on searching each database strategically, using subject headings.


You must sign in to OneSearch to access our full range of resources.

Use OneSearch to search the for the following resources at once:

  • UWA print collection
  • ebooks
  • journal articles
  • exam papers
  • CMO materials
  • newspaper articles
  • conference proceedings
  • law reports
  • music scores
  • and more