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Nursing Resources: Allied Health Resources Handout

Resources for Renton Technical College nursing students.


Allied Health Resources

Allied Health Resources at Renton Technical College Library

Finding Paper and eBooks


Finding Journal, Magazine, and Newspaper Articles

To find everything (books, ebooks, and journal, newspaper, and magazine articles) all at once, type your search in the RTC One Search box on the library's main page. (You will also get some items that aren't what you wanted with this search.)

To get more precise results, search the individual databases below:

Useful databases:

ProQuest Logo

ProQuest Databases

Covers all subjects, from medicine to current events to the arts. Includes the full text of over 2000 journals, newspapers, and magazines.

CINAHL with Full Text

CINAHL with Full Text

Covers nursing and allied health. Includes the full text of  over 600 journals and magazines with articles on nursing, diseases, health administration, and more.

Gale eBooks

Encyclopedias on nursing, nutrition, psychology, and human development, history, alternative medicine, education, and much more.

Nursing Ref Center Logo

Nursing Reference Center

Articles on nursing skills and procedures, diseases, drug information, patient information, and more.


More Help On Finding Resources

RTC Nursing LibGuide at


Finding Credible Health Information on the Internet

These are US government websites that offer credible, non-commercial health information:


Other useful sites include:

  • RxList  - - Information on prescription drugs, and their uses, interactions, side-effects, and a pill-identifier (includes drug comparisons and information on vitamins and supplements).


Questions?   Please contact the Library at (425) 235-2331, or