Active Full-Text, Non-Open Access Journal Retail Value (USD)
CINAHL Ultimate: $478,475.88
CINAHL Complete: $265,171.55
CINAHL Plus with Full Text: $204,319.91
CINAHL with Full Text: $169,747.08

CINAHL Plus with Full Text provides access to 393 active full-text nursing and allied health journals indexed in CINAHL Plus. Additional resources include evidence-based care sheets, quick lessons and continuing education modules. With a journal retail value of $204,319.91, it is the third largest full-text version of CINAHL.

Updated Learning Resources

CINAHL Plus with Full Text now has updated content in its non-journal nursing education resources. Please refer to these complete lists of available quick lessons, continuing education modules and evidence-based care sheets.

Strengthen Exposure to Open Access Journals

CINAHL Plus with Full Text includes rigorous curation and indexing of open access (OA) journals, which has resulted in a growing collection of 1,389 active 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.

International Content Compared

Active Full-Text Journals by Country/Region
Australia & New Zealand
Central & Eastern Europe
China, Hong Kong & Taiwan
French-Speaking Europe
German-Speaking Europe
Italy & Italian Switzerland
Latin America & the Caribbean
Middle East & North Africa
Netherlands & Flanders
Nordic Countries
South Asia & Southeast Asia
Sub-Saharan Africa
United Kingdom & Ireland
United States
Australia & New Zealand: 71
Canada: 64
Central & Eastern Europe: 53
China, Hong Kong & Taiwan: 31
French-Speaking Europe: 19
German-Speaking Europe: 136
Italy & Italian Switzerland: 70
Japan: 55
Korea: 13
Latin America & the Caribbean: 84
Middle East & North Africa: 139
Netherlands & Flanders: 33
Nordic Countries: 17
South Asia & Southeast Asia: 169
Spain: 23
Sub-Saharan Africa: 27
United Kingdom & Ireland: 338
United States: 455
Australia & New Zealand: 42
Canada: 31
Central & Eastern Europe: 12
China, Hong Kong & Taiwan: 5
French-Speaking Europe: 4
German-Speaking Europe: 67
Italy & Italian Switzerland: 4
Japan: 4
Korea: 13
Latin America & the Caribbean: 27
Middle East & North Africa: 34
Netherlands & Flanders: 7
Nordic Countries: 5
South Asia & Southeast Asia: 13
Spain: 11
Sub-Saharan Africa: 7
United Kingdom & Ireland: 173
United States: 250
Australia & New Zealand: 29
Canada: 20
Central & Eastern Europe: 2
China, Hong Kong & Taiwan: 2
French-Speaking Europe: 3
German-Speaking Europe: 25
Italy & Italian Switzerland: 1
Japan: 3
Korea: 6
Latin America & the Caribbean: 5
Middle East & North Africa: 3
Netherlands & Flanders: 4
Nordic Countries: 1
South Asia & Southeast Asia: 4
Spain: 2
Sub-Saharan Africa: 5
United Kingdom & Ireland: 133
United States: 143
Australia & New Zealand: 20
Canada: 17
Central & Eastern Europe: 1
China, Hong Kong & Taiwan: 1
French-Speaking Europe: 3
German-Speaking Europe: 15
Italy & Italian Switzerland: 1
Japan: 2
Korea: 6
Latin America & the Caribbean: 4
Middle East & North Africa: 2
Netherlands & Flanders: 4
Nordic Countries: 1
South Asia & Southeast Asia: 4
Spain: 2
Sub-Saharan Africa: 4
United Kingdom & Ireland: 113
United States: 130

Subject Headings

CINAHL 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. These Subject Headings help researchers find new concepts, including COVID-19, social distancing and vaping as well as local terminology.

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.