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Nursing and Allied Health Sciences Research Guide: Finding Web Sites

A research guide for nursing and allied health sciences

Research Tip: Free Web vs. Fee Web

The Free Web is made up of web pages you can find using Google and other free web search engines. Some assignments do not allow free web resources. Good material may be found here, but you might also find a lot of popular resources that are inappropriate for academic writing. Refer to our SCARAB for help in evaluating your sources.

The Fee Web (also known as the Hidden, Invisible, or Deep Web) includes subscription databases. You can limit your results to full text and scholarly, peer-reviewed articles that are often required.

Recommended Health and Nursing Websites


Evaluating Health Information

Research Databases and Online Journals

Associations and Professional Websites

Consumer Health

Drugs and Pharmacology

Human Anatomy