Active Full-Text, Non-Open Access Journal Retail Value (USD)
CINAHL Complete: $297,332.03
CINAHL Plus with Full Text: $197,697.01
CINAHL with Full Text: $166,096.72

The Most Authoritative Nursing and Allied Health Full-Text Journal Database

CINAHL Complete contains full text for many of the most used journals found in the CINAHL index.

Strengthen Exposure to Open Access Journals

CINAHL Complete includes rigorous curation of open access (OA) journals, which has resulted in a growing collection of 814 global OA journals. Once validated and certified for inclusion, these OA journals are treated with high-quality subject indexing and sophisticated, precise/accurate full-text linking.  

NOTE: EBSCOhost databases and EBSCO Discovery Service generate a lot more referrals for DOAJ than any other online platform.

Unique Full-Text Journals

CINAHL Complete includes 424 active, full-text, non-open access journals not available in any version of Academic Search.

Subject Headings

CINAHL Complete Subject Headings help users effectively search and retrieve information and follow the structure of the Medical Subject headings (MeSH) used by the National Library of Medicine.

More than 300 new subject headings have been added to CINAHL to help researchers find new concepts, including COVID-19, social distancing and vaping as well as new local terminology such as Aboriginal Canadians, First Nations of Canada, First Nations of Australia, and Torres Strait Islanders.

Earn CEUs with CINAHL Complete

Cinahl Information Systems is accredited with distinction by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Accreditation Program and is further accredited by International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET).

Compatible with EBSCO’s Health Care Reference Centers

CINAHL Complete is compatible with EBSCO’s point-of-care resources including Nursing Reference Center Plus and others. Nursing Reference Center Plus users can search CINAHL Complete content via the interface and retrieve content from both sources. (Additional subscription required).

Searchable Cited References

CINAHL Complete includes 1,523 journals with searchable cited references.

The Highest Quality Subject Indexing 

EBSCO has the premier and most highly regarded scholarly vocabularies curated by subject matter experts, covering all disciplines and major publishers. 

EBSCO believes in breaking down barriers to information through Enhanced Subject Precision (ESP) mapping, bridging the gap between content and end users through inclusion of natural languages.   

EBSCO databases support all learning types through textual and visual subject browse and information literacy training through subject access points in more than 30 languages. Watch video to learn more.

CINAHL Complete includes 3,604 active indexed and abstracted journals. 3,112 of them are peer-reviewed.