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NS 204: Nursing Informatics

Database links, interactive tutorials, library jargon, and handouts.

Location of Nursing Books

Nursing books are located on the second floor of the library.  They have a call number that starts with the letter W.  Classic nursing books are shelved in the Health Sciences Historical section (behind Health Reference.)  The list below gives some selected areas.

  • WA 90      Community Health
  • WA 590    Health Promotion
  • WG 90      Cardiovascular
  • WM 50      Psychiatric
  • WS 90      Pediatric
  • WT 190     Geriatric
  • WX 218    Critical Care
  • WY 107    Transcultural

How to I find items on Reserve?

Use the Course Reserves link in the Services box. You can then search by Instructor's Last Name or Course Number.


Find Books

Using the QuickSearch option above or on the home page

  • enter your topic
  • then use the refine search results options in the left navigation bar
    • to limit to Book/eBook;
    • nursing as a discipline and/or subject, and
    • to the UAA/APU Consortium Library under library location.

What do I do if the book is signed out?

If a book that you want is already signed out, you can place a HOLD to be notified when the book is returned.  There may be a wait list for popular titles.

Go to that item in the catalog and click on Place a Hold on the far right.  Choose the library where you want the book to be delivered.


What do I do if the book I want is not at UAA

To find books in other libraries, search WorldCat. Use it's Interlibrary Loan link to request the item.  Or go to Interlibrary Loan & Doc Delivery.  Create an account if this is your first time or enter your Blackboard login. 

Books arrive within 10 to 28 days depending on the sending library’s mailing policy. For more information, read the FAQ.

For how-to videos on this topic watch:

   Creating an Interlibrary Loan Account

   Managing Your Interlibrary Loan Account