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

Find Electronic Books here.

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

St. John's College

Spiritual Care Library

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

 

New Books in Library

 

Hospital Construction Camera

Check out the latest view of construction progress at St. John's Hospital.

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News, Hints & Recommendations

 LIBRARY HOURS - WEEK of July 28th 
Mon. &Tues         7:30 AM - 8:00 PM
Wed. - Fri.             7:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Saturday              12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Sunday                 4:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Finding New England Journal of Medicine articles published online before appearing in print edition -
Go to the NEJM website and click on "Advanced Search" on far right of screen. Search for author and/or article title keywords. Articles are labeled "online first."

Take a look at Clinical Key database - Clinical Key
Simultaneously search > 1000 fulltext reference books; > 500 fulltext journals; > 13,000 videos; > 2000 practice guidelines, > 20 million MEDLINE references, etc. Create free account to get CME credit, save searches & images & get mobile access.

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.

  • 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.
  • UpToDate
    Evidence-based clinical information and treatment recommendations covering over 9000 topics across 19 medical specialties. Includes drug info from Lexicomp.
  • MEDLINE (Ovid)
    Premier database in medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, allied health, pre-clinical sciences. Over 20 million journal citations from around the world. Many articles have links to full-text. Mobile access available.
  • AORN Perioperative Standards & Recommended Practices
    Perioperative standards and evidence-rated recommended practices.
  • CINAHL with Full Text (EBSCOhost)  
      
    Cumulative Index to Nursing & Allied Health Literature. Comprehensive source of indexing for 3000 nursing & allied health journals, over 600 with full text. More than 2.3 million records dating back to 1981. See Subject Guide "CINAHL Searching" for tutorials & other help. Click Info button for mobile access.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • PubMed@St. John's
    National Library of Medicine's database of over 23 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.
  • AccessEmergency Medicine
    Emergency medicine textbooks, exam & review resources, procedures, videos, images, CME, CORD cases, etc. Only 2 concurrent users allowed.
  • 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.
  • Taber's Online
    Electronic version of Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary. Includes 60,000 medical entries; "sounds like" search feature; full-color images & audio.
  • Lippincott's Nursing Procedures and Skills (LNPS)
    Step-by-step guides to over 1300 evidence-based nursing procedures. Includes video clips, diagrams, full-color images, required equipment, patient instructions, etc.
  • Mosby's Nursing Consult
    Full-text nursing books & journals; patient education handouts; common lab values; drug calculators; pain scales; evidence-based nursing skills & procedures; nursing topics clinical updates/CE; over 25,000 clinical images; safety info; practice guidelines, etc.
  • TNEEL
    Toolkit for Nursing Excellence at End-of-Life
  • Credo Reference
    100 reference books which can be searched simultaneously; includes images, audio.
  • 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.

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Summer Library Hours

Mon. & Tues. - 7:30AM - 8:00PM
Wed. - Fri.   -   7:30AM - 4:30PM
Sat. - 12-4 PM when staffed (Call ahead)
Sun. - 4-8 PM when staffed (Call ahead

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