1 FKCC Nursing/Health Resources The FKCC Library provides our students and staff with access to an excellent selection of health resources, such as databases (with full text articles, newspapers, multimedia, and more), ebooks, as well as print journals and magazines. Much of the information is available from the Internet 24/7 via the FKCC Library web site (library.fkcc.edu) and the online catalog. To access the online catalog resources, you will need your FKCC Library card ID and your PIN (last 4 digits of your SS#). Logging in Go to Under RESOURCES select Find Articles (Databases) Select Articles (Databases) Click FKCC Databases (log in for access) Enter your Borrower ID and PIN Your Borrower ID is the number on the back of your library card, enter without spaces. Your PIN is the last four of your SS#.
2 DATABASES ASSOCIATES PROGRAM SOURCE PLUS (EBSCO) Features full text journal and book content for fields such as alcohol & drug abuse counseling, biotechnology, computer & data processing, cosmetology, electrical technology, fashion design, forensics, graphic arts, health information technology, interior design, law enforcement & criminal justice, travel & tourism, veterinary assisting, and other two year focused programs. CINAHL PLUS FULL TEXT (EBSCO) Full Text Indexes for a majority of English language nursing journals including publications from state nursing associations, ANA & NLN publications, and primary journals from allied health disciplines. Topics include nursing, biomedicine, health sciences librarianship, alternative/complementary medicine, consumer health and 17 allied health disciplines. Links to selected full text articles to present. Updated monthly. HEALTH AND NURSING (EBSCO) This database searches CINAHL, Health Source Consumer and Nursing, MEDLINE, and PsycARTICLES databases. Full text coverage available. HEALTH AND WELLNESS RESOURCE CENTER (GALE) This database offers an easy to use interface to full text nursing and allied health journals, encyclopedias and other reference sources, as well as informational pamphlets. Also includes the Alternative Health suite of resources. HEALTH REFERENCE CENTER ACADEMIC (GALE) This database offers an advanced interface to the full text nursing and allied health journals found in the Health & Wellness Resource Center. (Does not include reference sources or the Alternative Health suite of resources). HEALTH SOURCE: CONSUMER EDITION (EBSCO) This database provides information on many health topics including the medical sciences, food sciences and nutrition, childcare, sports medicine and general health. Health Source: Consumer Edition features full text for nearly 160 journals including Consumer Reports on Health and Men s Health, as well as abstracts and indexing for nearly 180 general health, nutrition and professional health care publications. Updated twice a week. HEALTH SOURCE: NURSING/ACADEMIC EDITION (EBSCO) This database provides nearly 540 scholarly full text journals focusing on many medical disciplines. Also featured are abstracts and indexing for over 570 journals. Updated weekly.
3 MEDICINE EJOURNAL COLLECTION (SPRINGER) SpringerLink provides full text access in a variety of topics, including biomedical & life sciences, medicine, and more. Coverage for most titles begins in the late 1990s. Coverage varies by title. Content is updated daily. MEDLINE VIA FIRSTSEARCH (OCLC) This database covers all areas of medicine, including clinical medicine, experimental medicine, dentistry, nursing, health services administration, nutrition, and much more. Access to the MeSH thesaurus. Includes sources from 1965 to the present. The database is updated daily. MEDLINE WITH FULL TEXT (EBSCO) This dataset also provides access to the Medline file. Provides full text for nearly 1,200 journals with coverage dating back to Authoritative medical information on medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, health care system, and much more. Created by the National Library of Medicine. Search abstracts from over 4,000 current biomedical journals. NURSING AND ALLIED HEALTH SOURCE (PROQUEST) This database provides access to articles and graphics from more than 270 nursing related publications, including Nursing, Nursing Management, RN, American Journal of Sports Medicine, Physical Therapy, and Patient Care Management. NURSING RESOURCE CENTER (GALE) This database provides access to a variety of resources, including nursing from Thomson Delmar. Also provides access to publications in the field. Includes animated depictions of the human anatomy. The Nursing Resource Center provides authoritative information written in accessible language for students completing research papers and class assignments as they learn how to care for and treat patients. PHYSICIANS DESK REFERENCE (PDR) (MICROMEDEX) This database indexes hundreds of drugs and medications. You can search by product name, manufacturer, product category, indications, contraindications, side effects, or drug interactions. It includes product photos. PSYCARTICLES (EBSCO) This database provides access to full text, peer reviewed scholarly and scientific articles in psychology. It covers 59 journals 48 published by the American Psychological Association (APA), including all journal articles, letters to the editor, and errata from each journal. Coverage spans 1894 to present. THOMSON HEALTHCARE SERIES ACCESS This database is a gateway to several Thomson Healthcare products including: MICROMEDEX Health Care, which includes information about drugs, toxicology, diseases, acute care, and alternative medicine; CareNotes System, which provides patients with easy to understand information about all aspects of their care, medications, and health; and, the PDR Electronic Library.
4 ebooks ebooks are electronic books that can be accessed and read on your computer. Often, they are titles not physically held in the library. These titles can greatly increase the scope of your researchyou re your personal knowledge. ebooks can be accessed by logging in to the online library catalog, searching for topic, and then selecting ebook under the Limit to dropdown menu. For example, if you search for the topic Nursing and select ebooks as the desired format, there are 188 titles that are available. Like Kelli S. Dunham s book, How to Survive & Maybe Even Love Nursing School (2008).
5 Print Magazines & Journals The library subscribes to the following print magazines and journals. Current issues can be found on the magazine racks in the reading room and back issues are shelved with the reference collection. American Journal of Maternal / Child Nursing American Journal of Nursing Archives of Psychiatric Nursing Counselor Health Imprint: The Professional Magazine for Student Nurses Nursing Outlook Ostomy / Wound Management (OWN) Pediatric Nursing Wellness Letter Nursing DVDs in FKCC Library Reserves Call number Title NDVD 1 Schizophrenia NDVD 2 Effective Palliative Care NDVD 3 Psychotropic Medications NDVD 4 Rapid Assessment of the ill or injured child NDVD 5 Pregnancy, Labor and Delivery NDVD 6 Ten Minute Assessment of the Adult NDVD 7 Child abuse and neglect NDVD 8 Cardiac Disorders NDVD 9 Cardiac Disorders NDVD 10 Sepsis NDVD 11 Neuro assessment NDVD 12 Respiratory Disorders NDVD 13 Electrical therapy for the heart NDVD 14 Advances in Stroke Treatment NDVD 15 Diabetes NDVD 16 Respiratory suctioning NDVD 17 Problems and Prevention: Chest Tube Insertion NDVD 18 Electronic Fetal Monitoring NDVD 19 Hospitalized Child NDVD 20 Critical Thinking in the Clinical Setting NDVD 21 Moving Beyond Breast Cancer NDVD 22 EPEC tm O NDVD 23 Essentials of Medical Terminology
6 Nursing Subject Course Guide The nursing subject course guide is a collection of electronic resources focused on nursing academics and the medical profession. It includes links to electronic databases, online tip sheets, current news, and useful pages. A copy of this handout is also stored there for access at any time. To access the subject course guide, go to our website and select Subject Course Guides from the main library page, or follow this link: Interlibrary Loans Can t find the material you need? Try the interlibrary loan (ILL) service, where you can access books, articles, and more held by libraries from around the world. Usually an ILL request is free, but some libraries do charge a fee for certain services. So how do you initiate an ILL request? We have two easy methods 1) fill out a form online or 2) search the databases yourself and make the request. 1. To use the online form, go to the Library web page at library.fkcc.edu and select the first link under Services Borrowing From Other Libraries (ILL). This link will bring you to a page with more information about ILL and an online request form. Simply fill out the required fields and your request will be reviewed and initiated by a member of the library staff. 2. To search the databases yourself, go to the Library s online catalog and select the Databases A Z link. You will need your library card number and PIN to access this area. The last entry, WorldCat via FirstSearch (OCLC) is the link you ll need. Simply search for the item you need (in the drop down box select the database: WorldCat for books, ArticleFirst for articles), select the Borrow this item from another library link, and fill out the form. The request is instantly transmitted for review by the FKCC library.