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What is CINAHL?

CINAHL (Cumulative Index to Nursing and Allied Health Literature) provides coverage of nursing and allied health literature from 1982-present. CINAHL indexes 2,700+ journals, as well as selected books, pamphlets, dissertations, audiovisuals in nursing, allied health, consumer health, biomedicine, alternative therapy and health sciences librarianship.

For information or practice searching in CINAHL, visit our CINAHL Guided Exercise.

To access CINAHL:

  • Visit the UBC Library Homepage
  • Choose the Indexes and Databases tab
  • Type CINAHL into the search field and click search
  • Choose CINAHL (EBSCOhost) database from the search results
    • You may be prompted to enter your CWL and password
    • You will be taken to the CINAHL search page