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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

Browse for books in these areas on the second floor of the Library or browse online using Skyline, the Library catalog, to search by keyword or by call number.