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Nursing: Journals

Featured Journal, professional development

Journal for Nurses in Professional Development (JNPD) Ovid: 2013 - present

Journal for Nurses in Staff Development (JNSD) Ovid: 1998 - 2012

About the Journal
The Journal for Nurses in Professional Development is a specialized source of information for nursing professional development (NPD) specialists in all healthcare settings. The journal provides NPD specialists with information on planning, implementing, and evaluating educational activities; teaching/learning methods; administration of departments; business aspects; evidence-based and best practices; research in the specialty; technological or other innovations; and issues in nursing professional development that influence the specialty. 

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Nursing Journals, for example, and the databases where they are found

Many of the Nursing journals listed here are in the 1st or 2nd quartile rankings at SCImago (SJR — SCImago Journal & Country Rank at

Ovid Journals

Ovid: 2006 - present

​​​​​​​EBMR on Ovid: 1991 - present

Ovid: 2002 - present

SAGE Journals



ScienceDirect: 2012 - present

Slack/HEALIO Publications, including:

Slack: 2015 - present


Taylor & Francis, including:


Wiley Online Journals, including:


Duke University Press Journals

A few more Nursing Journals that are Open Access

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ACP Journal Club

ACP Journal Club

Cressman Library does not have a subscription to the ACP Journal Club at this link. If you'd like, you can browse there, though. For articles that you need the full text for go here or go to EBMR on Ovid ACP Journal Club instead.

ACP Journal Club is currently published as a monthly feature of Annals of Internal Medicine and summarizes the best new evidence for internal medicine from over 130 clinical journals.


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Find an article when you already have a journal article citation

If you already have a citation, use Google Scholar Find It @ Cedar Crest or WorldCat Discovery, the library catalog.

If you have the DOI, go to the DOI System. Use the link given here or from the Cressman Library Full Text page so you have access to library subscriptions.

Or, try the PubMed Single Citation Matcher.

Selecting an open access journal


Selecting an Open Access Journal for Publication: Be Cautious

ANA Periodicals, OJIN, Vol. 21 No. 1, Jan 2016

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