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- To find print books in the library, search the library catalog, CUNYPlus.
- The library also subscribes to a database of electronic books that can be used from off-campus. It covers all subject areas and also contains the full text of nursing books. For information on how to use this database, see our NetLibrary guide.
Journals and Magazine Articles:
- Note: Articles in magazines and journals are published on a weekly or monthly basis, and newspapers are even published daily. The time span between when an article is written and published is relatively short so it is much easier to find articles on breaking and current news items.
- The vast majority of the library's periodicals are available in electronic form in databases. In the databases you can find articles on just about any subject. The databases can be used in the library as well as at home. Our print journals and magazines are located in the Periodicals Room inside the library in S-410.
- EBSCO Health Source: more than 850 full text periodicals in the areas of nursing, allied health and other medical disciplines are available.
- Health Reference Center: this database contains the full text of periodicals for health-related research, approximately 700 pamphlets, and the full text of several reference books such as Mosby's Medical, Nursing, and Allied Health Dictionary, The Consumer Health Information Source Book, USP-DI Vol. II: Advice for the Patient, Drug Information in Lay Language, The Complete Directory for People with Chronic Illness, Gale Encyclopedia of Medicine, and PDR Family Guide to Nutrition and Health.
- Lexis-Nexis: Lexis-Nexis contains a vast amount of research resources such as newspapers, business, legal and medical journals and magazines. Full text medical research resources include news articles from medical and health sources on healthcare and articles from medical and health journals on a wide variety of topics.
- EBSCO Host CINAHL and Pre-CINAHL: this database doesn't contain any full text articles. It indexes materials such as healthcare books, nursing dissertations, conference proceedings, standards of practice, educational software in nursing, audiovisuals, and book chapters.
Useful databases for nursing research are:
- The BMCC Library's print newspapers are available in the Periodicals Room inside the library in S-410.
- The Lexis-Nexis database contains more than 5,600 full text news, business, legal, medical, and reference publications.
- National Institutes of Health
- National League for Nursing
- National Network of Libraries of Medicine
- Nursing World
- The Photo Archive is a database of photographs and also contains medical images. The database is accessible through the Databases page.
- The Nursing & Medicine subject category in the Virtual Library contains the subcategory Photographs & Images. Here you can find links to Websites with medical photographs, radiological images, endoscopic photographs, illustrations, animations, and more.
- The BMCC Library owns approximately 1,300 audiovisual items. Search the library catalog for titles or come to the Reference Desk inside the library to look at a complete list of all videos. Information on how to borrow an item can be found on the Media Department page.
- List of Nursing videos and DVDs in the BMCC Library
- The Library has a number of books on nursing care planning
in its collection. In order to find them, use the library
catalog and perform a keyword search for: nursing care plans
Some examples are:
- Ackley, B. J. & Ladwig, G. B. (2002). Nursing diagnosis handbook: a guide to planning care. St. Louis: Mosby. (RT 48.6 .A35 2002)
- Puderbaugh-Ulrich, S. & Weyland-Canale, S. (2001). Nursing
care planning guides: for adults in acute, extended and home care
settings. Philadelphia: W.B. Saunders. (RT49.U47 2001)
Note: the collection of books that is located to the right-hand side of the library's entrance is called stacks. The books in the stacks can be checked out and taken home.
Books that are on reserve are kept at the circulation desk and can only be used for two hours inside the Library.
Reference books are located on the books shelves by the reference desk. They can also not be checked out.
- Legal & Ethical Issues: Search the library
catalog to find books on this topic. Some examples for books
on this topic that are available in the BMCC Library are:
Bandman, E. L. & Bandman, B. (2002). Nursing ethics through the life span. Upper Saddle River: Prentice Hall. (RT 85 .B33 2002 )
Guido, G. W. (2001). Legal and ethical issues in nursing. Upper Saddle River: Prentice Hall. (KF2915.N8 G85 2001)
The EBSCO Host Health Source database contains articles from journals and magazines on ethical issues in the nursing profession. For example, the full text of the journals Nursing Ethics, Nursing and Journal of Advanced Nursing is available in this database. The Health Reference Center database is also a good source for articles on this topic.
The Nursing & Medicine category in the BMCC WebLinks Database contains a Legal Issues subcategory with links to Websites on ethical and legal issues in the nursing profession.
- Health Care: newspaper articles on this issue can be found
in the Lexis
Nexis database's News research section. The medical research
section in Lexis
Nexis also contains news articles and articles from journals
and magazines on this topic.
Since health care is a widely discussed topic, you can find sources in a number of databases including: EBSCO Host Academic Search Complete, EBSCO Host Health Source, and Health Reference Center. All of these databases can be accessed through the Databases page.
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