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Xan Goodman, Nursing, Integrated Health Sciences & Public Health Librarian

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Xan Goodman, Nursing, Integrated Sci & Public Health Librarian
Lied Library
Office 1184


Welcome to the Nursing Library Guide!

This guide is intended to help you with your library research. You will find databases, journals, ebooks, reference books and selected datasets to help with assignments, or provide background information on important nursing subject areas.

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What is Nursing?

"Nursing is the protection, promotion, and optimization of health and abilities, prevention of illness and injury, facilitation of healing, alleviation of suffering through the diagnosis and treatment of human response, and advocacy in the care of individuals, families, groups, communities, and populations."

-American Nurses Association 

(Visit American Association of Colleges of Nursing  for Information about nursing for students) 

Important Note!


Online Education Students will need to activate their accounts before being able to use library resources.

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Best Bets

Here are some good places to start your research.

Clinical Resources

Here are some recommended resources for use in clinical settings. 

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