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Nursing Resources: Books, Journals and Articles

The Nursing Resources guide is designed for nurses interested in research, updating best practices, and increasing professional knowledge. This guide contains many nursing specific resources, including databases, e-books, and e-journals

When users are on the MCW, FH, and CW networks, access to subscription resources like CINAHL or PubMed LinkOut is seamless. However, non-MCW users outside the MCW, FH, or CW networks will need to have a library proxy access account.

Froedtert, CW, and Wisconsin Diagnostic Laboratories staff: Apply for an account in person at the Froedtert Hospital or Todd Wehr Library, or complete the Proxy Access Request Form. After verification of your status is received, you will receive an email with sign in credentials and instructions for creating a password. 

MCW Faculty, Staff, Students, Residents and FellowsUse your MCWCORP email account to log into the proxy server. Note: your email username does not include If you have questions about your email password, contact MCW Information Services at (414) 955-4357 or

E-Book Collections

MCW Libraries provides access to hundreds of electronic books including nursing management and practice textbooks.

Evidence Based Practice Databases

Use the following citation databases and other tools to find journal articles including research and peer-reviewed articles. Click here to see a complete list of MCW databases and resources.


Use BrowZine to stay current with nursing journals. 

Click the journal cover to view the journal's most recent table of contents in BrowZine. To add a journal to your personal bookshelf, sign in to your account and click ADD TO MY BOOKSHELF. Learn more about BrowZine, including how to set up an account. 

Journal of Nursing Scholarship  Journal of Nursing ManagementJournal of Advanced Nursing

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