This Guide is intended to provide assistance in navigating library resources, especially for nurses. We welcome any feedback that will make it more useful for you.
We hope this resource will be helpful to you as you learn what the library can do for you. The following topics are included:
Databases This page lists useful databases for you, with an emphasis on nursing.
Books Find print and electronic books that are accessible and available for your research.
Journals These print and electronic journals are available through library subscriptions for your research.
Mobile Apps Helpful in making decisions at bedside, these mobile apps are quick references on best practices and evidence-based practice.
Helpful Outside Links This page is a list of web resources that might give you the information you need.
Patient Info These resources give you professional, informative guideline sheets for your patients.
Evidence-Based Resources Find databases and other evidence-based research information.
Research Support This page provides research aids and a few prepared PubMed searches.
Support These additional library services support research.
Writing an article for publication? Need help with APA style?
See the Support page of this guide for links to helpful websites.
Need to renew your ACLS certification?
We have several BLS and ACLS study guides in our Reserve section. Just ask at the Circulation Desk!
You will need a library card to check out a study guide. We can make one for you in a few minutes. BLS/ACLS loan period is 10 days.
Looking for Continuing Education courses for nurses?
Check out Nursing Reference Center Plus from the library website!
NRC has over 1300 CE courses for nurses. Register once, then take any course(s) and test(s) to receive credit.
Want to practice reading EKG strips?
The Library owns several EKG practice books in print, and there are also a few websites unrelated to the library that are helpful. However, the following links might provide a good start:
The Only EKG Book You'll Ever Need is available in hardcopy print and also in electronic book form.
http://www.practicalclinicalskills.com/ekg.aspx offers EKG information, practice strips, and quizzes - free online. Registration is required to get feedback.