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NUR 1020 - Prof. Harris-Smith: About This Guide

An introduction to the nursing resources

University/College Library The University/College Library is a joint-use facility located on the A. Hugh Adams Central Campus (Building 17) serving Broward College (BC) and Florida Atlantic University (FAU). The guide below explains library policies and procedures, informs you about our services, and assists you with your research needs. If you have suggestions on how we can better improve our services to meet your needs, please let us know.

Building Hours                                                            Contact Information:

Monday to Thursday    7:30am to 10:00pm                    Suzette Spencer, Associate Dean, Libraries
Friday                        7:30am to 5:00pm                      sspencer@broward.edu
Saturday                    9:00am to 5:00pm
Sunday                      2:00pm to 10:00pm     

About This Guide

Welcome to the University/College Library research guide for nursing. This is designed to help you connect to the library's resources and services for your nursing research needs. The tabs at the top of the page allow you to navigate each section. The following information can be found on this guide:

Print and Electronic Books:
Access the U/CL catalog to locate print and electronic books, and other library materials in our collection.
 
Journal Articles, Magazines, and more:
Our top Nursing and Allied Health research databases provide access to full-text articles from over 700 professional publications including Nursing Management, Nursing Education Perspectives, Journal of Nursing Research, and Advanced Practice Nursing Quarterly.
 
Relevant Nursing and Allied Health websites:
This page provides information on reputable organizations and government agencies that center on the nursing and allied health disciplines.
 
Recommended Resources for APA Style:
The ability to write in a scholarly style is an essential skill for nursing students. Research papers written for any nursing course require the use of APA citation style format. Several resources and examples in APA style are offered to assist in properly formatting your papers.

Common Topics of Study in Nursing

 Leadership  Patient Safety
 Communication  Nursing Standards
 Philosophy  Nursing Trends
 Health Promotion  Nursing Theory
 Ethics  Patient-Centered Care
 Nursing Research  Health Assessment
 Professionalism  Informatics/Technology
 Evidence-Based Practice  Law and Legislation

Need Writing Assistance? Visit one of our Academic Success Centers!

Below are links to the Writing Labs located on our North, South, and Central campuses. Students can receive assistance with their writing needs in a friendly atmosphere.

Central Campus Writing Lab (Building 17, Room 241)

North Campus Writing Lab (Building 62, Room 132)