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Full Text Periodicals

RichLyn Library has access to over 450 full-text journals in the subject of Nursing. A complete list and links to individual titles can be found at

Huntington University
Electronic Journals in Nursing

In addition the library has access to 4,800 full-text journals related to Medicine

Huntington University
Electronic Journals in Medicine

Nursing Journals

RichLyn Library subscribes to the following Nursing Journals. The Current Year is available on the Main Level in the Current Periodical section. Back issues can be found on the Upper Level.

  • American journal of nursing
    Hard copy: 1970 - present
  • AWHONN lifelines
    Hard copy: Apr/May 2000 - 2006
    Online: 2006
    Title changed to Nursing for Women's Health
  • Geriatric nursing
    Hard copy: Sep 2008 - present
  • JAMA : the journal of the American Medical Association
    Hard copy: 1984 - present
    Online: 1998 - present
  • JONA'S healthcare law, ethics, and regulation
    Hard copy: Jul/Sep 2008 - present
  • Journal of Christian nursing
    Hard copy: 2007 - present
  • Journal of holistic nursing
    Hard copy: 2008 - present
    Online: 1999 - present
  • Journal of nursing administration
    Hard copy: June 2008 - present
  • Journal of obstetric, gynecologic, and neonatal nursing
    Hard copy: Jul/Aug 1997 - present
    Online: 2006 - present (12 month delay)
  • Journal of pediatric nursing
    Hard copy: Aug. 2008 - present
  • Journal of professional nursing
    Hard copy: Sep/Oct 2008 - present
  • MCN, the American journal of maternal child nursing
    Hard copy: 2001 - present
  • Medicine and science in sports and exercise
    Hard copy: 1988 - present
  • New England journal of medicine
    Hard copy: 1985 - present
    Online: 1990 - present
  • Nursing
    Hard copy: 2001-2002; Apr. 2006 - present
    Online: 1975-2007
  • Nursing for women's health
    Hard copy: 2007 - current
    Online: 2007 - present (12 month delay)
    Formerly AWHONN lifelines
  • Physician and sportsmedicine
    Hard copy: 1988 - 2005

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JSTOR for Scholarly Journals

JSTOR provides full-text access to back issues of scholarly journals on a wide range of topics.

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