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Subject Searches in the Library Catalog

Books, reference books and audiovisual materials about Nursing and Allied Health are in the R section of the library.

  • R General Medicine
  • RA Public Aspects of Medicine
  • RB Pathology
  • RC Internal Medicine
  • RD Surgery
  • RE Ophthalmology
  • RG Gynecology/Obstetrics
  • RJ Pediatrics
  • RL Dermatology
  • RM Pharmacology
  • RT Nursing


    Alt Health Watch focuses on the many perspectives of complementary, holistic and integrated approaches to health care and wellness.

    CINAHL provides indexing for journals from the fields of nursing and allied health, with indexing back to 1937. CINAHL Plus with Full Text covers nursing, biomedicine, alternative/complementary medicine, consumer health and allied health disciplines.

    Electronic Journal Center Full text journals online. For Health Sciences and Medicine Journals only, click on "Health Sciences and Medicine" under "Journals by Subject."

    HealthSource: Consumer Edition is a rich collection of consumer health information.

    HealthSource: Nursing/Academic Edition provides nearly 550 scholarly full text journals, including nearly 450 peer-reviewed journals. This database includes Clinical Pharmacology, which provides monographs for U.S. prescription drugs, herbal and nutritional supplements, over-the-counter products and new drugs.

    MEDLINE contains the most recent years of the National Library of Medicine's online database of references to journal articles in the health sciences. Coverage includes medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, the health care system, and the preclinical sciences.

    Web Resources

    APA Formatting and Style Guide
    APA formatting information from the OWL at Purdue University.

    APA Formatting from Lakeland Library
    Simplified APA guidelines and samples from Lakeland Library.

    CINAHL Tutorials
    Online tutorials on use of the CINAHL database provided by the publisher, Ebsco.

    Daily Med
    Drug label information provided by the FDA (Food and Drug Administration) to the National Library of Medicine.

    Health on the Net
    Search engine designed to provide current, accurate medical information via the internet. Both consumer and professional access is provided.
    Reliable consumer health information provided by the Department of Health and Human Services.

    Healthy People 2020
    Healthy People 2020, a comprehensive, nationwide health promotion and disease prevention agenda, highlights leading health indicators and encourages improvement in the health of the nation's citizens.

    "A public resource on clinical lab testing from the laboratory professionals who do the testing."

    Links to reliable consumer health information provided by the National Library of Medicine.

    Provides resource centers for various diseases and conditions, news on noteworthy medical topics, full text articles, and a drug interaction checker.

    Merck Manuals Online
    Online full text access to the various Merck manuals.

    National Center for Health Statistics
    Search for statistics on any health issue.

    National Guideline Clearinghouse
    "The National Guideline Clearinghouse is a comprehensive database of evidence-based clinical practice guidelines and related documents."

    Patient Safety and Quality: An Evidence-Based Handbook for Nurses
    This site provides the downloadable full text of the various sections of the handbook on patient safety and quality.

    Provides linkage of OhioLINK databases to the comprehensive listings of the online version of MEDLINE.

    Based on systematic reviews of clinical trials, this site provides executive summaries, clinical reviews, and a medical encyclopedia.

    PubMed Simple Subject Search Tutorial
    Provides a one minute tutorial on performing a keyword search within PubMed.

    This search engine provides clinically reputable content appropriate for practicing medical professionals.

    Videos of Surgical Procedures
    Medline PLUS provides actual videos of an extensive list of surgeries from various medical facilities throughout the country.

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