Nursing Subject Guide LRC@TCC
Registered Nursing Program at TCC
Scope: Study and practice of nursing.
Call number areas to browse:
RC (Internal medicine, including Psychiatry and Geriatrics),
RD99 (Surgical nursing),
RG (Gynecology and Obstetrics),
RM (Therapeutics and Pharmacology)
Keywords to search: nurses, nursing
Subjects to search (Library of Congress):
Communication in nursing,
Nursing care plans,
Public health nursing,
Books in our catalog:
Reference Library (r)
from Ovid (r)
Nursing e-books from NetLibrary (r)
Current Journal Subscriptions (print format):
American Journal of Nursing
Computers, Informatics, Nursing (CIN)
Journal of Gerontological Nursing
Journal of Nursing Education
Journal of Pediatric Nursing
Journal of Psychosocial Nursing
Nursing Clinics of North America
Library Resources (r):
Alt HealthWatch focuses on the many perspectives of complementary, holistic, and integrated approaches to health care and wellness and includes more than 180 international journals and reports, as well as pamphlets, booklets, special reports, original research, and book excerpts.
Index to Nursing and Allied Health Literature) is
the standard index to nursing journals, with links to the full text
Consumer Health Complete convenient access to easily understandable health and medical information. Consumers can search and browse within medical encyclopedias, popular reference books, and magazine articles.
Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition provides nearly 550 scholarly full-text journals focusing on many medical disciplines and the Lexi-PAL Drug Guide, which covers 1,300 generic drug patient education sheets with more than 4,700 brand names.
Journals@Ovid limits your search to the only the full-text journals
available through Ovid.
Journals@Ovid includes nursing journals, Lippincott Williams & Wilkins.
Free and open to the public, PubMed includes MEDLINE. MEDLINE provides authoritative medical information on medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, the health care system, pre-clinical sciences, and much more. Rank
results by relevance using ReleMed Search
a definitive source of searchable full-text, peer-reviewed scholarly
and scientific articles in psychology.
journals, reports, dissertations, and books on psychology and related
fields. Includes links to some full-text articles.
Online Nursing Degree Programs from AcademicInfo links to Internet guides, educations programs, and other resources for nurses.
Nursing on the Net: Health Care Resources You Can Use (from the National Network of Libraries of Medicine) provides links to resource guides, periodicals, standards, and organizations
Nursing Research Guide (from VCU library) Resources on care plans, cultural competence, ethics, critical thinking, evaluating information, nursing theory, and evidence-based practice.
Resources for Nursing & Nursing Students from C&RL News,
April 2006 (College & Research Libraries News)
Merck Manuals Online Medical Library for Healthcare Professionals is a guide to the pathophysiology, etiology, evaluation, and treatment of most diseases and disorders.
Hardin MD Medical Pictures/Disease Pictures Links to medical pictures on the Web.
Evidence-Based Nursing: Guides and Tools (from McGill University Health Centre) Evidence-based nursing tools
Nurse Information Center (sponsored by Nursing Options USA) offers
schools, formulas and conversions, just for fun, state boards of nursing
Virginia Board of Nursing
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