CINAHL Databases

CINAHL Complete

The most comprehensive database of the CINAHL suite, CINAHL Complete is the world’s largest source of full text for nursing and allied health journals, and provides full text for more than 1,300 journals indexed in CINAHL. Full text is provided for many of the most-used journals in the CINAHL index, with no embargo.

CINAHL Complete also provides indexing for more than 4,000 journals, and provides additional nursing and allied health research material including health care books, select conference proceedings, evidence-based care sheet and quick lesson disease overviews. This comprehensive file is an essential research database covering all areas of nursing and allied health literature.

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Additional databases in the CINAHL suite:

CINAHL Plus with Full Text

Full text for more than 760 nursing and allied health journals indexed in the CINAHL database plus additional resources including Evidence-Based Care Sheets, Quick Lessons and more.

CINAHL with Full Text

This full-text database provides the CINAHL index as well as full text for more than 610 journals contained in the index.


This expanded version of The CINAHL Database provides indexing for more than 4,900 journals and includes additional nursing and allied health resources.

The CINAHL Database

The Cumulative Index to Nursing and Allied Health Literature, this database provides indexing for more than 3,075 nursing and allied health journals.

CINAHL databases are the most widely-used and respected research tools for nurses, students and allied health professionals around the globe.

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