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PAH Evidence Based Practice

Guide developed in conjunction with the PAH Shared Governance Research and Evidence Based Council

Evidence-Based Nursing Journals

BrowZine - Browse Scholarly Journals and more

Use BrowZine to:BrowZine icon, an open book with rainbow swirls, hearts, and stars coming off the page

  • Browse scholarly journals at Penn by subject categories
  • Search for known journals by title or ISBN.
  • Review current tables of contents
  • Read/download full articles.
  • Access in-press articles, when available.

Create a personal account to:

  • Create up to four bookshelves of four titles each.
  • Create a curated list of articles.
  • Sync between the web and mobile app versions.
  • Receive new article alerts.

Not all journals subscribe to by Penn are accessible via BrowZine. 

These ‚ÄčPublishers are supported on BrowZine.

Help screens from BrowZine

BrowZine tutorials on Youtube

Access via the Web


On-campus, you will be recognized as a member of the University of Pennsylvania.

Off-campus, you will prompted to "Choose My Library".  Select the University of Pennsylvania from the list provided.  Authenticate using your PennKey / password. 

Download the Mobile App

Got to: iTunes App Store | Google Play | Amazon Appstore

Once the app has been installed, you will be asked to Choose a Library. 

Choose University of Pennsylvania.  Enter your PennKey and Password. 

Video:  Installing the BrowZine app on your iPhone

Additional Features

Screenshot of BrowZine My Bookshelf on iPhone

New Articles -  The number of unread articles since the last time you logged into BrowZine will be indicated in red next to each title on your bookshelf.

Articles in Press: Many publishers make articles available before they are formally assigned to a volume and issue. When looking at an individual journal page, if articles in press are available, they will display in a separate, Articles in Press section to the left, above the issue list.

Actions from Table of Contents 

Icons for PDF, Link, Folder, Graduation Cap, and Share

Download PDF - some publishers provide this capability

Link to Article - Go to article when available 

Save to my Articles - Create account in order to save a list of articles.

Export Citation - save citation to Zotero, Mendeley, BibTeX, RefWorks, EndNote RIS, Universal RIS

Share - Click for a sharable URL and share to social media sites.

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