Active Full-Text, Non-Open Access Journal Retail Value (USD)
CINAHL Ultimate: $472,772.09
CINAHL Complete: $270,878.91
CINAHL Plus with Full Text: $205,348.65
CINAHL with Full Text: $170,770.82

The Largest Collection of Leading Nursing and Allied Health Literature

CINAHL Ultimate is the definitive full-text database for nursing and allied health research. It offers full-text access to a substantial portion of the most frequently cited journals in the CINAHL index, surpassing other databases. Providing 1,781 active full-text journals valued at $472,772.09, this database covers over 50 nursing specialties. Additionally, it features full-text quick lessons, evidence-based care sheets, continuing education modules, nursing instructional videos, and more.

New Nursing Instructional Videos

CINAHL Ultimate now features instructional videos to help nursing students and nurses learn about specific techniques and enhance their knowledge of procedures and best practices for care. The new collection provides 138 videos covering topics including newborn and NICU care, caring for terminally ill patients, pre- and post-op care of orthopedic patients, cultural awareness and more.

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: 68
Canada: 68
Central & Eastern Europe: 50
China, Hong Kong & Taiwan: 29
French-Speaking Europe: 18
German-Speaking Europe: 137
Italy & Italian Switzerland: 54
Japan: 48
Korea: 13
Latin America & the Caribbean: 81
Middle East & North Africa: 131
Netherlands & Flanders: 31
Nordic Countries: 12
South Asia & Southeast Asia: 162
Spain: 23
Sub-Saharan Africa: 25
United Kingdom & Ireland: 332
United States: 481
Australia & New Zealand: 43
Canada: 32
Central & Eastern Europe: 12
China, Hong Kong & Taiwan: 5
French-Speaking Europe: 4
German-Speaking Europe: 68
Italy & Italian Switzerland: 4
Japan: 4
Korea: 13
Latin America & the Caribbean: 27
Middle East & North Africa: 37
Netherlands & Flanders: 7
Nordic Countries: 5
South Asia & Southeast Asia: 14
Spain: 12
Sub-Saharan Africa: 7
United Kingdom & Ireland: 177
United States: 286
Australia & New Zealand: 30
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: 158
Australia & New Zealand: 21
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: 144

Strengthen Exposure to Open Access Journals

CINAHL Ultimate includes rigorous curation and indexing of open access (OA) journals, which has resulted in a growing collection of 1,537 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.

    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.

      Subjects Covered

      • Ambulatory care nursing
      • Cardiovascular nursing
      • Critical care nursing
      • Emergency medical technicians
      • Gerontologic nursing
      • Nuclear medicine technicians
      • Occupational therapy
      • Oncologic nursing
      • Pediatric nursing
      • Physical therapy
      • Psychiatric nursing