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Background Info: Background information can be found in reference material and books provide detailed information about specific topics.

Article Databases: Use key biology databases to find new and old journal articles.

Websites: Online resources including associations, organizations and other online teaching and learning materials.

Diseases: Resources for disease identification and information.

Citations: Learn to organize your citations for easier access and properly cite in various formats.

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Browsing the Collection: Finding a Topic

Looking through the Library's collection of nursing materials may help you decide on a topic. Library materials are arranged by subject using call numbers. Most of the library materials in the areas of nursing, and other related areas, are assigned the call numbers as listed:

  • R Medicine (General)
  • R 131-684 History of medicine
  • R 735-847 Medical education
  • RA Public aspects of education
  • RA 5-418 Medicine and state
  • RA 421-790 Public health. Hygiene. Preventive medicine
  • RB Pathology
  • RC Internal medicine. Practice of medicine
  • RD Surgery
  • RM Therapeutics. Pharmacology
  • RT Nursing
  • RZ Other Systems of medicine