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This Research Guide is designed to aid students in using Iona University Library resources to complete projects and assignments for the Nursing program and includes articles in databases and journals.

View the department's website and find information about course offerings, program faculty, curriculum requirements, etc.

Start Your Research

Locating Background Information

Literature Reviews

What is MeSH?

Nursing Associations

Google Scholar (Search and Export Citations)

Google Scholar ( allows you to search for relevant scholarly information across many disciplines and sources.

If you search Google Scholar on-campus, you will be automatically linked to full-text articles which are in the Library databases. From off-campus, you must link to Iona University Libraries Databases from Google Scholar:

Instructions for linking to Iona University Libraries Databases from Google Scholar

  • Go to Settings (three bars on top left of the page)
  • Click on Library Links
  • Type in Iona University

To configure exporting citations from Google Scholar to Refworks

  • Go to Settings (three bars on top left of the page).
  • Locate the Bibliography Manager
  • Select RefWorks from the drop-down menu next to Show links to import citations into.
  • Click on Save.
  • When searching, click on Import into RefWorks underneath each article you want to import.