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Nursing: Books

Using the catalog

You can search the library catalog for books on your topic.


Do a keyword search, like "Parkinson's Disease" or "Pediatric Nursing".

For a more specific search, use the Subject tab of the Library catalog to look up a LCSH or MeSH like Nursing assessment--Handbooks, manuals, etc. or Nurses' aides--Examinations, questions, etc.  Consult a Librarian for assistance.


Library of Congress Subject Headings (LCSH) are specific terms used to describe the subjects of books and articles.  Medical Subject Headings (MeSH) are specific terms that are used to describe the specialized fields of the hard sciences.  Use these subject headings to narrow and focus your search.