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Sam Stormont
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I'm the Liaison to the School of Nursing and Head of Reference and Instructional Services at Wolfgram Library. I can generally be reached in my office Monday-Friday (hours vary by day).
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Find Internet Resources

The following are some selected Internet Resources in the field of Nursing.

Nurse Practitioners

NP Web: A Primary Care Homepage for Nurse Practitioners

Presented by the Department of Nursing at the University of New Hampshire


American Cancer Society


The University of Pennsylvania Cancer Resource Center, includes descriptions of various cancers, diagnostic tests, and treatments. Recipient of numerous Web awards.

Grant Information

National Institute of Nursing Research at Community of Science

A searchable database for NINR grants.

The Foundation Center

Information clearinghouse to help grantseekers, grantmakers, and others better understand the foundation field.


Contains full text legislation, Congressional Record, and links to various legislative documents and sites.

Special Mention

American Association of the History of Nursing

American Nurses Association

Center for Evidence Based Medicine

Canadian Journal of Nursing Leadership


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What You'll Find in This Guide

This guide will help you find information that is licensed by the Libraries and also information that is available on the free Web. Click on the tabs above to explore the pages in this guide and to find more information about these topics:

Research Databases: Access specific databases for finding articles on Nursing topics.

Books: Identify books with information on Nursing topics.

eBooks: Find ebooks on Nursing topics accessible through the Wolfgram Library.

Nursing Reference: Tools for finding Nursing information in a variety of formats.

Health Websites: Find information in web-based health sciences information resources.

APA: Use APA style in your papers.

Special Topics:

  • Community Health Assessment
  • Complementary and Alternative Medicine
  • Health Care System
  • Multicultural Health
  • Research Instruments & Datasets

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    Print Sources

    Find Additional Print Nursing Reference Sources

    The following sources can be found on the main level of the Wolfgram Memorial Library in the Reference Area. Ask a reference librarian if you need help locating an item.


    REF RT41.N869
    Nursing Studies Index 1900-1959. 4 Vols.
    Bibliography arranged by subject for the years 1900-1959.

    Almanacs, Dictionaries, Directories

    REF RA977.A6
    American Hospital Association Guide to the Health Care Field

    DESK REF R121 .D73
    Dorland's Illustrated Medical Dictionary
    Comprehensive but concise definitions and short discussions of medical, anatomical, and related terminology.


    REF RT51.B78
    The Lippincott Manual of Nursing Practice
    Nursing practice categorized and arranged into sections on Medical-Surgical, Psychiatric, Maternity, and Pediatric Nursing

    Nursing Research
    (see also the subject guide on "Tests and Evaluations")

    REF RT71.I6
    Instruments for Use in Nursing Education Research
    A compilation of test instruments that have used nursing research to assess attitudes, skills, competency, etc relative to the nursing field.

    REF Z5814.E9
    Mental Measurements Yearbook
    Extensive coverage of published standardized tests including factual information as well as critical reviews.

    REF BF176.T419
    Test Critiques
    Reviews of frequently used psychological, education, and business tests including description, use, technical aspects, critiques, and references.

    Pharmacology & Drugs

    DESK REF RS75.P5
    Physicians' Desk Reference
    Extensive description of prescription drugs with manufacturers index, brand and generic name index, product category index, and product identification guide with color plates showing pills.

    Nursing Education

    REF RT1.N34 no. 15-1310
    Baccalaureate and master's degree programs in Nursing Accredited by the NLN
    Tabulation of schools granting undergraduate and graduate degrees, arranged alphabetically by state and institution.

    REF RT79.P48
    Peterson's Guide to Nursing Programs
    Brief to in-depth descriptions of nursing programs throughout the United States and Canada

    Biographical Information

    REF RT34 .D53
    Dictionary of American Nursing Biography

    RT34 .A44 (2 vols.)
    American Nursing: A Biographical Dictionary


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