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Library Catalog & Electronic Books

  

Find the Library's books or videos in Library Catalog above.

Find Electronic Books here.

Find what library owns books, etc., (WorldCat) here. 

Spiritual Care Library

For use by Clinical Pastoral Education students.  Select style C or E to find call numbers.

New Books in the Library

Clinical Key

  • Clinical Key
    Get faster, more clinically relevant medical & surgical information. Simultaneously searches over 1000 fulltext reference books; over 500 fulltext journals; over 13,000 videos; over 2000 practice guidelines; patient education handouts, etc. Sign up for CME & mobile access.

UpToDate

  • UpToDate
    Evidence-based clinical information and treatment recommendations covering over 9000 topics across 19 medical specialties. Includes drug info from Lexicomp.
 

News, Hints, & Recommendations

Coming soon - An additional personal login will be required to access Library databases, e-journals & e-books. This should eliminate most access problems.

The Lippincott Procedures database has added step-by-step procedures & skills in respiratory therapy & physical therapy in addition to its over 1600 nursing procedures & skills.

Summer Library Hours are in effect 
Mon.  - Fri.        - 7:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Sat. & Sun. -      CLOSED

Ask Us a Question

Use search box below to ask us a question or click on the RED Ask Us button on the right side of most pages on our site. Your email address is required but will not be publicly available. This is NOT like Google. Enter a question, press button, complete request, librarian will answer.

Popular Databases

See Databases A-Z tab above for complete list.  From the complete list you will also locate information about connecting to various databases via mobile device.

  • AccessEmergency Medicine
    Emergency medicine textbooks, exam & review resources, procedures, videos, images, CME, CORD cases, etc. Only 2 concurrent users allowed.
  • AORN Perioperative Standards & Recommended Practices
    Perioperative standards and evidence-rated recommended practices.
  • Books @ OVID Full Text
    Search the contents of one or all of many medical, nursing and pharmacy books in this collection. Full text and graphics of the books.
  • CINAHL with Full Text  
      
    Cumulative Index to Nursing & Allied Health Literature. Comprehensive source of indexing for 3000 nursing & allied health journals, over 600 with full text. More than 3.2 million records dating back to 1981. See Subject Guide "CINAHL Searching" for tutorials & other help. Click Info button for mobile access.
  • Clinical Key
    Get faster, more clinically relevant medical & surgical information. Simultaneously searches over 1000 fulltext reference books; over 500 fulltext journals; over 13,000 videos; over 2000 practice guidelines; patient education handouts, etc. Sign up for CME & mobile access.
  • Credo Reference
    Search 100 dictionaries, encyclopedias, etc., simultaneously or separately. Subjects include medicine, social sciences, psychology, history, geography, business, science, English Language, Spanish, Latin. Images can be inserted into presentations.
  • Ebscohost Databases  
      
    Search one or more databases at once: Academic Search Premier; Business Source Elite; CINAHL; Consumer Health Complete; ERIC; GreenFILE; Health Source - Consumer Ed.; Health Source - Nursing Ed.; Military & Government Collection; Newspaper Source; Omnifile Full Text; Regional Business News; Teacher Reference Center; e-Book collection. Mobile access.
  • Lippincott Procedures
    Step-by-step guides to over 1700 evidence-based procedures & skills for nursing, respiratory therapy, & physical therapy. Includes video clips, diagrams, full-color images, required equipment, skills checklists, patient instructions, etc.
  • MEDLINE (Ovid)
    Premier database in medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, allied health, pre-clinical sciences. Over 23 million journal citations from around the world. Many articles have links to full-text. Mobile access available.
  • Micromedex Healthcare Series
    Collection of databases focusing on drugs & toxicology. Also includes conditions & diseases, patient education handouts in over a dozen languages, alternative medicines. See Info button for directions for mobile device access.
  • MSDS
    List of St. John's and other Material Safety Data Sheets.
  • National Guideline Clearinghouse
    A public resource for evidence-based clinical pratice guidelines from AHRQ, Agency for Healthcare Research & Quality.
  • OVID Databases
    Search one or more databases at once: Medline; Cochrane Database of Sstematic Reviews; DARE; ACP Journal Club; Health Technology Assessment; additional EBM databases; full text journals; full text books. Mobile access available.
  • PubMed@St. John's
    National Library of Medicine's database of over 24 million biomedical citations from MEDLINE, life science journals, & online books. After retrieving list of references, select Abstract in dropdown Display box to get links to St. John's full text (blue tab) articles. See Info button for mobile access information.
  • R2 Digital Library
    Searchable collection of electronic medical, nursing, & allied health books. Can also browse books by category or title. Free access for three total uses.
  • Taber's Online
    Electronic version of Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary. Includes 60,000 medical entries; "sounds like" search feature; full-color images & audio.
  • UpToDate
    Evidence-based clinical information and treatment recommendations covering over 9000 topics across 19 medical specialties. Includes drug info from Lexicomp.

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Sat. - Sun. -  CLOSED

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