This is a guide to research, resources, theory, and practice in nursing informatics and healthy policy domains. It is designed to help students in NURS 424 as they develop wikis on current and emerging trends in informatics.
MedlinePlus is the premier database for online consumer health information. This is a vital source for working in consumer health informatics, and is also useful when working in public health informatics. It is an excellent source for locating background information.
Web of Science is a good database to use if you want to search for research using citations. The database allows researchers to go "back and forth" by clicking through citations referenced in different papers. It's very useful for focusing on specific topics.
You may wish to browse through the following journals specific to health informatics. For a complete list of NAU's online journals, click the following link: Journals A - Z.