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Online Nursing: Home

About this Guide

This guide accomplishes multiple purposes.

First, it provides quick access to frequently used nursing resources.

Second, it highlights nursing resources available from the library that may be unfamiliar to students.

Third, it serves as an access point to librarians, Smarthinking, and APA and plagiarism resources.

Your Librarians

Contact Lynn or Patty with questions regarding library resources.

Lynn Bivens, Head Librarian     207-893-7726


Patricia Takacs, Reference and Information Literacy Librarian

Student Support

All Saint Joseph's College students may use Smarthinking, which provides access to tutors, and feedback for written assignments. Find a link to Smarthinking under the Student Resources heading on your Brightspace course homepage. 

Quick Access

CINAHL covers a wide range of topics including nursing, and 17 allied health disciplines. 

Click here to view a brief tutorial regarding Evidence Based Care Sheets available through CINAHL.

NEW:  Cochrane Library database includes systematic reviews, protocols, controlled trials and Clinical Answers.

Click here for a tutorial regarding how to search the Cochrane Library.

Ovid Emcare is a new scholarly nursing and allied health database focusing on clinical practice.

Click here for a tutorial regarding how to search Ovid Emcare.

MEDLINE is an authoritative database containing citations and abstracts for biomedical and health journals.

Click here for a tutorial regarding how to search MEDLINE. 

Bates' Visual Guide to Physical Examination, 4th edition provides videos with step-by-step examinations and rationales for the clinician's actions.

Healthy People 2020 offers science-based, 10-year national objectives for improving the health of all Americans.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention tracks and investigates public health trends and publishes key health information.


Contact Us

The primary means of contact for the library is the email address listed below.


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