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Library--Nursing Resources - UNM Valencia Campus

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To find books search a library catalog:

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E-Books (primarily medical textbooks requires UNM NetID or an HSCNetID)**

To find articles search a database:
(**Databases requiring a UNM NetID or HSC NetID will provide links to UNM full text subscriptions.)


MEDLINE (via PubMed)

MDConsult (requires UNM NetID or an HSC NetID )**

Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews
(requires UNM NetID or an HSC NetID )**



PsycINFO / PsycARTICLES ( from Main Campus)

ERIC (from Main Campus) / ERIC (Free)

Sociological Abstracts (from Main Campus)

List of all Databases from HSLIC

Database Finder from Main Campus

**Databases requiring a UNM NetID or HSC NetID will provide links to UNM full text subscriptions.





Valencia Campus Library Services


Monday-Thursday  8:00AM - 8:30PM
1st and 3rd Friday 10:30:00AM - 5:00PM
2nd and 4th Friday 8:00AM - 5:00PM
Closed Saturday & Sunday


Barbara Lovato, Library Director (925-8991) Email
LeAnn Weller, Public Services Librarian (925-8993) Email
Lisa Pate, Library Information Specialist (925-8992) Email


You must have a current student Lobo ID.  Books may be checked out for 30 days.  Maps, journals/magazines, and  videos may be checked out for 3 days.  Reserve items vary depending on the item.  Reference materials are for library use only.

Interlibrary Loans

Items not owned by Valencia Campus Library can be borrowed through Interlibrary Loan (ILL).  Request forms for books and periodical articles are available at the Circulation Desk.  It can take up to 14 days for requested materials to arrive at the library.  ILL renewals must be requested at least 5 days before the book is due.  Any charges to the Library will be passed on to the student.

Health Sciences Library and Informatics Center


Monday-Thursday 7:00AM - 11:00PM
Friday 7:00AM - 6:00PM
Saturday 9:30AM - 6:00PM
Sunday Noon - 11:00PM


General Information (505) 272-2311

Erinn Aspinall, Coordinator, Distance Services (272-0757) Email


New Mexico Nursing Resources

Other nursing related resources

General nursing related web sites
Nursing on the Net
Discover Nursing
Healthweb Nursing
Humbolt State University Library Nursing Resources on the Web
The Nursing Portal
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine WelchWeb Nursing Resources

Organizations and Associations

American Association of Colleges of Nursing
American Association for the History of Nursing
American Nurses Association
American Nursing Informatics Association
International Council of Nurses
National Council of State Boards of Nursing, Inc.
National Institute of Nursing Research (NIH)
National League for Nursing
National Student Nurses' Association
Sigma Theta Tau International - Honor Society of Nursing

Grant Information and Funding
New Mexico Funding Directory
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
Community of Science
NIH Guide for Grants and Contracts
The Foundation Center
GrantsNet (DHHS)
SRA International Grants Web Resources
GrantsNet (Howard Hughes Medical Institute)
GuideStar - National Database of Non-Profit Organizations
Drug Information
RxList (Top 200 Prescribed Drugs; Search by Imprint Codes)
DRUGFACTS.com( Free Information for Over 4,500 Generic and Trade Name Drugs)
CenterWatch: Drugs Approved by the FDA
FDA Consumer Drug Information
MedlinePlus Drug Information
NCCAM: National Center for Complementary & Alternative Medicine
Natural Medicines Comprehensive Database
PDR.net (free registration required)
University of Pennsylvania Medical Center Guidelines for Antimicrobial Therapy
Epocrates (free registration required)
Online Tools & Calculators
PDA and Mobile Computing Resources
"Move Your Brain to Your Hand with a PDA" from Advance for Nurses
WISER - the Wireless Information System for Emergency Responders
RNpalm - The journal of mobile nursing informatics
PEPID - Portable Emergency and Primary Care Information Database $$
MedCalc - Over 75 free biomedical calculations for your Palm OS device

Evidence Based Nursing
Center for Evidence Based Medicine - Evidence Based Nursing Syllabi for Practicing EBM
Joanna Briggs Institute - Best Practice Information Sheets
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ): Evidence-based Practice
Evidence Based Nursing (UNC - Health Sciences Library)
Evidence Based Nursing (University of Minnesota)
Evidence-Based Nursing: guides & Tools (McGill University Health Centre Nursing Research Clinical and Professional Staff Development Research & Clinical Resources for Evidence Based Nursing (EBN))
ACE Star Model of Evidence Based Nursing Practice
Iowa Model of Evidence-Based Nursing Practice
National Guidelines Clearinghouse
Best Practice Guidelines - Registered Nurses Association of Ontario
Academic Center for Evidence-based Practice (The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio)
Health Services/Technology Assessment Text (HSTAT)
Nursing Research and Theory
National Institute of Nursing Research
AHRQ Nursing Research
QualPage (Resources for Qualitative Research)
The Nursing Theory Page
Nursing Theory Link Page (Clayton State University Department of Nursing)
Nursing Theories
Patient Education Resources
CenterWatch Clinical Trials Listing Service
Go Ask Alice (Columbia University Health Question and Answer Service
Healthfinder (U.S. Dept. of Heath and Human Services)
FamilyDoctor.Org: health information for the whole family from the American Academy of Family Physicians
MayoClinic.com: Tools for Healthier Lives
Cancer topcis (National Cancer Institute)
Patient Health Information (University of Iowa Health Topics)
Medem Medical Library for Patients: From reputable medical societies
National Organization for Rare Disorders
AllReferHealth - Great site for family and community health
HIV InSite : (University of California, San Francisco AIDS Research Institute)
Oncolink®  (University of Pennsylvania Cancer Center Resource)
Health Info 2000  (More than 750 Links to Health and Medical Information)
HealthTalk Interactive  (Interactive Feedback on Health Issues for Consumers)
Multicultural Resources
EthnoMed (University of Washington)
Transcultural Nursing Society
CultureMed (SUNY)
Office of Minority Health (U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services)
Cultural Diversity in Nursing
Web Sources for Patient Education Handouts: English and Non-English Sites
Indian Health Service
Latin American Social MedicineSpanish, Portuguese, and English structured abstracts summarizing classic and contemporary works in the practice of Latin American Social Medicine
Selected Spanish Patient Education Handouts (Advance for Nurse Practitioners)
Cultural Resources (University of Kentucky Chandler Medical Center)
Multilingual Health Information (National Library of Medicine)
Citation Machine - generates APA and MLA citations by resource type
EasyBib.com - generates APA and MLA citations by resource type
KnightCite (Calvin College)- generates APA and MLA citations by resource type
APA Resources from the Purdue Online Writing Lab
Welch Library: Style Guides (Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine WelchWeb)
Online Medical Dictionary
Writing in Nursing (George Mason University)
Care Plan Writing (Open Directory Listing)
MLA Documentation (The Writing Center—University of Wisconsin—Madison)
ANA Career Guide
American Nurses Credentialing Center
Kaplan Nursing Page (information on N-CLEX, Careers, State Certifications)
Nursing Credits Online
International Recruiting
Access Nurses
New Mexico Nursing Information
Hospital Information
Government Organizations
New Mexico Department of Health
New Mexico Health Policy Commission
New Mexico Statutes and Court Rules
New Mexico Aging and Long-Term Services Department
State of New Mexico Web Site
U.S. National Institutes of Health
U. S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
U. S. Food and Drug Administration
U.S. National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH)
U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)
National Library of Medicine
Alternative Medicine
Alternative Medicine Foundation – evidence-based information on CAM (complementary and alternative medicine)
American Chiropractic Association
Office of Cancer Complementary and Alternative Medicine (OCCAM) (National Cancer Institute)
National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine
National Institutes of Health Office of Dietary Supplements
Memorial Sloane Kettering Cancer Center: AboutHerbs
Online Resources : Alphabetical by Subject (Bastyr University)
Dr. Weil.com
The Role of Complementary and Alternative Medicine: British Medical Journal
Online Archive of American Folk Medicine (University of California, Los Angeles)
Bandolier Evidence-Based Health Care (search Knowledge Library by topic)
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