Active Full-Text, Non-Open Access Journal Retail Value (USD)
CINAHL Ultimate: $438,155.39
CINAHL Complete: $251,863.46
CINAHL Plus with Full Text: $185,901.55
CINAHL with Full Text: $155,402.82

The above totals do not yet include the retail value of any projected journals.

The Largest Collection of Leading Nursing and Allied Health Literature

CINAHL Ultimate is the new definitive resource for nursing and allied health research, providing full text for more of the most used journals in the CINAHL index than any other database. It covers more than 50 nursing specialties and includes quick lessons, evidence-based care sheets, CEU modules and research instruments.

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: 64
Canada: 69
Central & Eastern Europe: 47
China, Hong Kong & Taiwan: 28
French-Speaking Europe: 16
German-Speaking Europe: 123
Italy & Italian Switzerland: 54
Japan: 29
Korea: 13
Latin America & the Caribbean: 68
Middle East & North Africa: 120
Netherlands & Flanders: 27
Nordic Countries: 9
South Asia & Southeast Asia: 129
Spain: 19
Sub-Saharan Africa: 21
United Kingdom & Ireland: 325
United States: 486
Australia & New Zealand: 41
Canada: 33
Central & Eastern Europe: 12
China, Hong Kong & Taiwan: 4
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: 39
Netherlands & Flanders: 6
Nordic Countries: 6
South Asia & Southeast Asia: 15
Spain: 12
Sub-Saharan Africa: 7
United Kingdom & Ireland: 178
United States: 296
Australia & New Zealand: 28
Canada: 21
Central & Eastern Europe: 2
China, Hong Kong & Taiwan: 1
French-Speaking Europe: 3
German-Speaking Europe: 26
Italy & Italian Switzerland: 1
Japan: 3
Korea: 6
Latin America & the Caribbean: 5
Middle East & North Africa: 3
Netherlands & Flanders: 4
Nordic Countries: 2
South Asia & Southeast Asia: 5
Spain: 2
Sub-Saharan Africa: 5
United Kingdom & Ireland: 133
United States: 167
Australia & New Zealand: 19
Canada: 18
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: 2
South Asia & Southeast Asia: 4
Spain: 2
Sub-Saharan Africa: 4
United Kingdom & Ireland: 113
United States: 153

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 1,398 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