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ProQuest Ebook Central

NCBI Bookshelf
Free online access to books and documents in life science and healthcare.

OVID Nursing Books
Free online access to books and documents in life science and healthcare.

Print Books

Most books on nursing are arranged on the 2nd floor of the O'Toole Library.

You can browse the shelves, or more efficiently, search in our library catalog and then use the call number to locate the book from shelves.

QM -- Anatomy

QP -- Physiology

R -- Medicine

RC952-954 Geriatrics
RG Obstetrics and Gynecology
RJ Pediatrics
RM 300-666 Pharmacology
RT Nursing

Reference works, like encyclopedias, dictionaries and handbooks, are located in the ReadyRefarea, on the 1st floor of the O'Toole Library.

Can't find the book you need?

InterLibrary Loan (ILL)
We will borrow it for you from other libraries. Generally, it takes around 3 weeks to arrive.

Reciprocal Borrowing
You may visit other libraries for onsite borrowing via METRO, VALENJ, and Jesuit Library Passport.

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