For nursing research, you'll need to find scholarly (peer-reviewed) articles. You can do that in two ways:
1) Use a nursing database, such as CINAHL (Cumulative index to Nursing and Allied Health Literature).
Other health databases to try:
2) Use the Start Your Research Here box on the library's home page.
3) Review of search techniques:
These links review search logic (Boolean logic, truncation, and phrase searching) and the definition of scholarly articles.
CINAHL Plus with Full Text (database linked above) is the Cumulative Index to Nursing & Allied Health Literature, listing over 1,700 sources in nursing and allied health.
Use these limits to save time:
You may also try these science and medical article databases. Mouse over the database names to see descriptions of each.
Library databases such as CINAHL will help you create a draft APA citation.
ProQuest Health and Medicine database, linked above, includes leading nursing and related health sciences publications:
Association of Operating Room Nurses: AORN Journal
Journal of Nursing Scholarship
Oncology Nursing Forum
Journal of Gerontological Nursing
Journal of Psychosocial Nursing & Mental Health Services
Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research
Journal of Athletic Training
Journal of Rehabilitation
The Canadian Journal of Occupational Therapy
Journal of Allied Health
Clinical Laboratory Science
Canadian Journal of Respiratory Therapy