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Circulating Books

Online Card Catalog
In the library catalog, searches are done in a general search box then refined, using the choices appearing on the left side of the screen. Try to start broad, letting the suggestions on the left side be your guide. Some possible search terms would be as follows:

Nursing Study and teaching
Nursing Practice
Nursing Examinations, questions, etc.
Nursing Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Nursing Vocational guidance
Emergency nursing
Geriatric nursing
Psychiatric nursing
Surgical nursing

Browsing the Shelves
Books on Nursing are located in the RT call number range. There may also be books on nursing specialties in the call number areas that cover specific medical topics. For example, see below:

RD - Surgery
RC - Internal medicine
RG - Gynecology and obstetrics
RJ - Pediatrics

For a complete breakdown of the R call number range click here for the Library of Congress Classification Outline of Medicine.

Please note: School nursing will be found in the LB call number area.

Selected Circulating Books
Cowen, Perle Slavik and Sue Moorhead. Current Issues in Nursing. 7th ed. Call #: RT63 .C87 2006

Cox, Helen C. Newfield, and Susan Anne Murdoch. Cox's Clinical Applications of Nursing Diagnosis: Adult, Child, Women's, Mental Health, Gerontic, and Home Health Considerations. 5th ed. Call #: RT48.6 .C6 2007

Vallano, Annette. 6th ed. Call #: RT82 .V34 2008

White, Lois (Lois Elain Wacker), Gena Duncan, and Wendy Baumle. Foundations of Basic Nursing. 3rd ed. Call #: RT71 .W48 2011.

Wilkinson, Judith M. Nursing Process and Critical Thinking. 4th ed. Call #: RT41 .W57 2007.

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Compiled by Kelly Bennett and Daniel Calandro
Updated 8/21/12

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