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Key library resources in nursing
Last Updated: Sep 8, 2014 URL: Print Guide RSS Updates

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Books - Print

Library Catalog

Books in the Columbia library are delivered as needed to other locations.  Click the "Make a Request" link for the specific book you need from another location, or consult with the library staff at your location.


Browsing Print Books in Nursing

Most print books related to Nursing are in Library of Congress Section R. 

For instance, the following print books are in the reference section:
Merck Manual (Ref RC55 .M4)  see also  Merck Online      
Physician's Desk Reference   (Ref RS75 .P5)
Stedman's Medical Dictionary   (Ref R121 .S8) 


Databases for Nursing Topics

Library databases primarily contain journal and newspaper articles but may also include books, media, reference items, and more.

To log into the databases on campus or at home, you will enter your campus (PVT) username and password.

NCLEX Practice Test

  • Learning Express Library
    Enter your PVT to access the database. Search (upper left) for NCLEX to locate the two practice tests. Click Login (upper right) to create an account (if you want to save the test and go back to it).

Looking for a specific journal?

Need to know if the library has access to the American Journal of Nursing or another health sciences journal?  Use the Journals by Title link.

Web Resources


Library Help

Phone: 931-540-2560


In person: during regular library hours


There's an app for that!

Do you prefer to use your mobile device to read articles?  Then download the Gale Access My Library app or the Ebsco app. These two publishers provide many of our databases, so you can now search library databases and read articles on your favorite device.  If you do not receive the Gale email in your Outlook mailbox, contact the library for the password.


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