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Nursing 161-162: Home

Course guide for students in Nursing 161-162, fall semester 2015




About the Library Resource Guide - Nursing 161-162

Welcome to your library resource guide for Nursing 161-162! This guide will help to introduce you to library resources you will need to successfully complete your course assignments. The guide contains links  to databases, e-books, and other tools you will need for this course.

The library has many books and journals available for you to use, in print and online. You can use the OneSearch search box above, to locate books, journals, DVDs and even streaming media. Enter search terms by title, keyword, or ISBN number.

Try a search using the OneSearch box above. Notice that OneSearch results include print titles and electronic book titles, which you can access directly from the library catalog. Use the search limiters along the left side of the page to narrow your results to e-books. To access e-books from off campus, you will be required to log in using your USF username and password.

Text book

Text Book & Practice Test

Access the Lewis and Silvestri text book

Access ATI Testing for practice test and text book.



Access the National Council of State Boards of Nursing websiteFind a copy of the test plan, FAQs, and more.

Body Fluids Disorders Game

Learning Games

Learning Nurse - The Learning Nurse Resources Network is about informal nurse learning, continuing education and professional development.

Lab Values Flashcards - Flashcard game to learn labs.

FreeNurse Tutor - Fun and challenging interactive games

Merck Manual

Merck Manual

The Merck Manual Professional - All Merck Manuals are now online. The professional and consumer versions are available from this link. Find the most current information you need on medical topics, symptoms, drugs, procedures, news and more, written for the health care professional.



Search CINAHL and MEDLINE using the links below. If you are connecting from off campus, log in with your USF username and password.


APA Guidelines

Access the Purdue OWL Online Writing Lab for help with using the APA citation and format style. The site contains information about in-text citations, References page, and sample APA papers.



Lee & Jim Vann Library

Pope John Paul II Center

First and Second Floor

Room 101 & 201