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Search Library Resources In Print
Search Items in the VGCC Library
To find print resources in the VGCC Library, you can search the library catalog (see above) using relevant keywords, such as
- health sciences
- patient care
or use keywords for the specific topics you are looking for.
You can also browse the library shelves by going to the following call number areas:
- RT 1-120 Nursing
- R 5-920 General Medicine
- RB 1-214 Pathology
- RC 31-1245 Internal Medicine
Nursing at Vance-Granville
For Nursing Program Information:
Department Chair, Nursing
Search Electronic Resources with Summon®
Academic Search Ultimate (EBSCO)
General database covering all major academic subjects and offering full text access for over 11,000 publications, with indexing and abstracts for more than 16,000. To learn more about using Academic Search Ultimate, visit the tutorials on the EBSCOhost support page
CINAHL Complete (EBSCO)
The world's most comprehensive nursing & allied health research database, providing full text for more than 1,400 journals, some dating back to 1937. CINAHL Complete also includes full text for 275 books and monographs. To learn more about how to search CINAHL Complete, visit the CINAHL tutorials page
Films on Demand
Thousands of high quality videos on business & economics, health & medicine, humanities & social sciences, and science & mathematics, as well as travel and fitness programming, home and how-to videos, indie films, and popular music performances. Includes Oscar, Emmy and Peabody award winning documentaries, interviews, instructional and vocational training videos, historical speeches and newsreels.
Films on Demand: Allied Health Collection
Comprised of 400 titles, this collection is designed to help prepare future allied health professionals for practice across a diverse range of health care settings, whether they are learning how to draw blood, administer medications, or help deliver a baby.
Films on Demand: Nursing Video Collection
Designed to help nursing students excel in the studies, pass licensure exams, and prepare for long-term job success, the FOD Nursing Collection covers nursing skills; patient care and interventions; nursing foundations; diseases disorders, and disabilities; and special nursing topics.
Gale Virtual Reference Library (Gale Ebooks)
Searchable collection of online reference titles.
Nursing Reference Center Plus (EBSCO)
An evidence-based point-of-care resource specifically for nurses that includes nursing care plans, nurse management and leadership topics, regulator and risk management topics, nursing skills checklists, video demonstrations of nursing practices, patient education handouts, and continuing education credits.
A suite of test preparation materials covering core academic skills, career preparation, graduate school admissions, and placement testing. Registration is required so that users can track their progress.
ProQuest Health & Medical Collection
Clinical research plus consumer and health administration titles.
ProQuest Health Management Database
Research supporting professional healthcare management and healthcare administration.
ProQuest Nursing & Allied Health Database
Journals and dissertations covering nursing, allied health, and alternative and complementary medicine.
ProQuest Science Database
Applied and general science articles covering topics such as global warming, alternative energy sources, robotic engineering, genetically modified food, and more.
Comprehensive resource containing citations (not full articles) to biomedical articles and life science journals. (Internet Resource)
Enables users to cross-search full-text titles, journals and evidence-based point-of-care authoritative resources.
Testing & Education Reference Center
A testing and education preparation resource that includes in-depth information on college, graduate, and professional programs, professional training, scholarships, and entrance tests alongside practice tests for entrance exams, certifications, and licensing exams.
Nursing Reference Books Online
American Journal of Medical Research (2014-present)
Publishes original medical, pre-clinical and clinical research and reviews in the areas of medicine and medical research.
Comprehensive Child & Adolescent Nursing (1998-18 months ago)
Peer-reviewed journal for children’s nurses and other professionals who care for children in all health care settings.
Diabetes Care (1999-2014)
Magazine covering care and issues related to diabetes.
Drug Topics (1991-present; some exceptions)
Addresses developments that affect pharmacies and offers business, financial, and regulatory information for community pharmacists in stand-alone stores and chain operations.
Evidence-Based Nursing (1998-1 year ago)
Professional journal that publishes scholarly summaries of advances in international nursing research, including treatment, diagnosis, etiology, and prognosis.
Intensive & Critical Care Nursing (2003-2 months ago)
Covers intensive & critical care nursing, including clinical, research, educational, psychological and technological aspects.
Journal of Nursing Education (1962-present; some exceptions)
A peer-reviewed journal publishing original articles and new ideas for nurse educators.
The Lancet (1992-3 months ago)
Well-known British medical journal
MEDSURG Nursing (1998-present)
Provides multidisciplinary information needed to provide clinically excellent patient care & to enhance nursing practices.
Articles, special reports, profiles, and news of note published for professional nurses and administrators in hospitals, managed health care, doctor's offices and schools.
Nursing Education Perspectives (2002-2016)
Provides a forum for the exchange of information & ideas regarding nursing education & nursing faculty issues.
Focuses on health and personal fitness. Covers natural foods, nutrition, medical treatments, exercise and contemporary life-styles.
U.S. Pharmacist (2006-present)
Journal providing pharmacists with peer-reviewed clinical articles relevant to contemporary pharmacy practice.
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