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Nursing Reference Center Plus - Basic Search

There are two types of searches available in Nursing Reference Center Plus (NRC Plus) – Basic and Advanced. When performing a Basic search from the NRC Plus Home Page, NRC Plus searches all resources available in the database, including (but not limited to):

  • EBSCO CINAHL Nursing Guide
  • EBSCO Health Library™ content
  • HealthDay News Service content
  • F.A. Davis’s Drug Guide for Nurses
  • F.A. Davis’s Laboratory & Diagnostic Tests with Nursing Implications
  • National Guideline Clearinghouse™ Practice Guidelines

To conduct a Basic Search from the Home Page:

  1. From the Home Page, enter your search terms in the Find field and click Search.

    basic searching from the home page

  2. NRC Plus displays a Result List.

    The Result List is sorted by Material Type--for example, Patient Handouts, Evidence-Based Care Sheets, videos, etc. To view a different material type, click the appropriate link.

    result list

    • Click the NRC Plus logo, to be returned to the Basic Search screen with all your search terms cleared.

    • Click the Advanced Search link, to use the Advanced Search Screen with your search terms carried forward.