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Practical Nursing


The SOWELA Library has resources that can help nursing & allied health students succeed.

Relevant databases are listed below. The tabs on the left provide tips and tools for searching the databases and information for your examinations.

Browse the Shelves

Use the call numbers below to find books about health care on the library's shelves.

R: Medicine (general)
RA: Public aspects of medicine
RB: Patholody
RC: Internal medicine
RD: Surgery
RG: Gynecology and obstetrics
RJ: Pediatrics
RM: Therapeutics
RS: Pharmacy
RT: Nursing


Directions for accessing eBooks:

  • Log in to access each database: your user ID is your L# and your pin is the 6 (six) digit code for your birthday - MMDDYY.
  • You must sign up for an account with EBSCO and download and use Adobe Digital Editions software to use EBSCO's ebook collection.
  • Further directions for downloading ebooks from EBSCOhost can be found at EBSCO Connect.

Search the following databases to find eBooks on the topic of health care:

The SOWELA library has a large collection of nursing e-books available through our catalog and various databases. The list below has some suggestions. Contact a librarian if you don't find what you're looking for.

Medical Dictionaries & Encyclopedias

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