Nursing Student Newsletter

Spring 2021: Trocaire College Libraries

Newsletter Content

  • Moodle Button reminder
  • NCLEX Guide
  • Student Services
  • Nursing Subject Page on the Library's Website
  • New Materials
  • BSN Reserve Collection
  • RN Reserve Collection
  • LPN Reserve Collection
  • Research Guides
  • Librarian Contact Information

Library Button on Moodle

Please remember that each Moodle page in the nursing department now has a direct link to the library.

You can click on the button, found on the right-hand sidebar, and it will take you directly to the Nursing Subject Page where you can start your research or ask a question.

You can use this button for any and all library questions- research, database searching, citation styles, etc.

NCLEX on Homepage

New this semester!

The library now has a direct link on the library's homepage to our "NCLEX Advice 2021" smore guide.

Check it out if you are studying for the NLCEX!

Student Services

Student Services

The librarians are here to help you with any assignment.

  • Citation Help: Our APA (7th edition) and MLA (8th edition) formatting guides and templates are available here. There are also links to Citation Fox and Purdue Owl as well.

  • Interlibrary Loan: As of March 24, 2021 ILL is unavailable. Please contact the library for other options

Interlibrary Loan (ILL) is a system that allows library users to request materials not available at the Trocaire College Libraries from other libraries. Articles available through the University at Buffalo Libraries will be delivered to your Trocaire email within 2-72 hours. Books are shipped via USPS and arrive in at least 5-10 business days. If you need a book sooner, you may wish to use AcademicSHARE.

Nursing Subject Page

From the library’s top toolbar click:

  • Research
  • Resources
  • Resources by Subject
  • select Nursing
  • Or click on Subject Pages from the Library's homepage

This will give you a list of all the Nursing and related databases by format. Listed are our journal, eBook, reference and video databases. Also listed are all related guides and contact information for the Nursing (BSN, RN & LPN) librarian.

For more general databases, click on top toolbar:

  • Research
  • Resources
and then select one of various options on the sidebar or red buttons.

New Materials

Books & eBooks

Listed below are new eBook titles that have been purchased for the department since the Nursing Winter 2021 Newsletter (issued February 2021).

The printed titles were purchased with the CCDA grant money. These titles reflect general medical or nursing-related titles that may be of interest to you.

Circulating books may be checked out for 28 days with a valid Trocaire ID. Books that are not available in our collection can be obtained through AcademicSHARE or Interlibrary Loan.

Reserve and Reference items are for in-house use

Click on any of the titles to access the catalog for call number, status and links to eBooks. You will need to use your Trocaire UN/PW to access the eBooks.

Books & eBooks (circulating):

100 questions & answers about Coronaviruses

2021 nurses' drug handbook 12th. ed. (eBook)

All about Alzheimer's disease

All about infection control

Anatomy and physiology for health professionals 3rd. ed. (eBook)

Anatomy and physiology for health professionals 3rd. ed.

Birth control: What everyone needs to know (eBook)

Bodies and barriers: Queer activists on health

Client education: Theory and practice 3rd. ed. (eBook)

Clinical nursing calculations 2nd. ed. (eBook)

Coping with caring: A nurse's guide to better health and job satisfaction (eBook)

Coronary heart disease: From diagnosis to treatment 3rd. ed. (eBook)

Critical conversations in healthcare 2nd ed. (eBook)

Dimensional analysis for meds: Refocusing on essential metric calculations 5th. ed. (eBook)

Dr. Susan Love's breast book 6th. ed.

Emerging technologies for nurses: Implications for practice (eBook)

Empowerment strategies for nurses: Developing resilience in practice 2nd. ed. (eBook)

Essentials of nursing leadership and management 7th. ed. (eBook)

Evidence-based leadership, innovation and entrepreneurship in nursing and healthcare: A practical guide to success (eBook)

Fast facts about religion for nurses: Implications for patient care (eBook)

Fast facts for evidence-based practice in nursing 3rd. ed. (eBook)

Fast facts for the hospice nurse: A concise guide to end-of-life care 2nd ed. (eBook)

Fast facts for the neonatal nurse: A care guide for normal and high-risk neonates 2nd. ed. (eBook)

Food allergies: A complete guide for eating when your life depends on it 2nd. ed.

Global health care: Issues and policies 4th. ed.

Guide to transgender health: State-of-the-art information for gender-affirming people and their supporters (eBook)

Handbook for culturally competent care (eBook)

Health Literacy from A to Z: Practical ways to communicate your health message 2nd. ed.

Health disparities in the United States: Social class, race, ethnicity and the social determinants of health 3rd. ed.

Health equity, diversity and inclusion: Context, controversies and solutions 2nd. ed. (eBook)

HESI admission assessment exam review

How to treat people: A nurse's notes

Inequality and African-American health: How racial disparities create sickness

Influence of psychological trauma in nursing (eBook)

Lies my doctor told me: Medical myths that can harm your health

Mayo Clinic guide to Fibromyalgia

Medical-surgical nursing demystified 3rd. ed. (eBook)

Military stress reactions: Rethinking trauma and PTSD (eBook)

Nurses making policy: From bedside to boardroom 2nd. ed. (eBook)

Nursing care plans: Guidelines for individualizing client care across the life span 10th ed. (eBook)

Nursing theories and nursing practice 5th. ed. (eBook)

Obesity: Dietary and developmental influences

On pandemics: Deadly diseases from Bubonic plague to Coronavirus (eBook)

Opioid epidemic: What everyone needs to know (eBook)

Ovarian cancer: Challenges and innovations

Patient evaluation, data collection and communication: A pocket guide for nurses (eBook)

Pediatric palliative care

Pharmacology clear & simple: A guide to drug classifications and dosage calculations 3rd. ed. (eBook)

Positive living with HIV/AIDS

Quality improvement: A guide for integration in nursing 2nd. ed.(eBook)

Radical: The science, culture and history of breast cancer in America

Rebel nurse handbook: Inspirational stories by shift disruptors (eBook)

Road to positive work cultures (eBook)

Sleep disorders: Their impact on public health

Social causes of health and illness 3rd. ed.

Social medicine reader Volume 1 & 2 3rd. ed.

Spirituality in nursing: Standing on Holy ground 7th. ed. (eBook)

Straight talk about breast cancer: From diagnosis to recovery 6th. ed. (eBook)

Teaching in nursing and role of the educator: The complete guide to best practice in teaching, evaluation and curriculum development 3rd. ed. (eBook)

Touch in the helping professions: Research, practice and ethics

Toward a better world: The social significance of nursing (eBook)

Understanding Anorexia Nervosa in males: An integrative approach

Viral pandemics: From Smallpox to COVID-19

Visual guide to clinical anatomy

What patients say, what doctors hear

What to do when nurses hurt nurses 2nd. ed. (eBook)

BSN Reserve Collection

These textbook titles are available in the library for in-house use for you.

NU 304 (Introduction to Nurse Informatics)

Health informatics: An interprofessional approach 2nd ed.

NU 308 (Research Procedures in Nursing Practice)

Nursing research: Methods and critical appraisal for evidence-based practice 9th ed.

NU 310 (Faculty Nursing Care Across the Lifespan)

Health promotion throughout the life span 9th ed.

NU 318 (Nursing Theory & Practice Issues)

Nursing theorists and their work 9th ed.

NU 402 (Community Health Nursing)

Community/public health nursing: Promoting the health of populations 7th ed.

NU 450 (Leadership & Management for Professional Practice)

Leadership and nursing care management 6th ed.

NU 470 Pharmacology for the RN

Pharmacology: A patient-centered nursing process approach 10th ed. (9th ed. also available)

RN Reserve Collection

These titles are available in the library for in-house use for you.


RN Semester 1-3: NU 110, 112, 114, 115, 116, 122, 124, 214, 217, 220, 222

Calculate with confidence 7th ed.

Fundamentals of nursing 10th ed.

Lewis’s medical-surgical nursing 11th ed.

Maternal child nursing care 6th ed.

Mosby’s 2021 nursing drug reference 34th ed.

Nursing diagnosis handbook 12th ed.

Nursing today 10th ed.

Pharmacology: A patient-centered nursing process approach 10th ed. (9th ed. also available)

Varcarolis’ foundations of psychiatric-mental health nursing 8th ed.

Other titles:

HESI admission assessment exam review

Caring for patients from different cultures 5th ed.

Caring for patients from different cultures 5th ed. (eBook)

Comprehensive review for NCLEX-RN 3rd ed.

Cultural competencies for nurses: Impact on health and illness 2nd ed.

Davis's Q & A review for the NCLEX-RN 3rd ed.

HESI comprehensive review for the NCLEX-RN examination 6th ed.

Illustrated study guide for the NCLEX-RN exam 10th ed.

Lippincott NCLEX-RN alternate-format questions 7th ed.

Lippincott Q & A review for the NCLEX-RN 13th ed.

NCLEX-RN 101: How to pass! 10th ed.

NCLEX-RN content review guide: Preparation for the NCLEX-RN examination 7th ed.

NCLEX-RN prep 2019

NCLEX-RN review made incredibly easy! 6th ed.

Prioritization & clinical judgement for NCLEX-RN 2nd ed.

Prioritization, delegation and assignment: Practice exercises for the NCLEX examination 4th ed.

Saunders 2020-2021 strategies for test success: Passing nursing school and the NCLEX exam 6th ed.

Saunders comprehensive review for the NCLEX-RN examination 8th ed.

Saunders Q & A review cards for the NCLEX-RN examination 3rd ed.

Saunders Q & A review for the NCLEX-RN examination 8th ed.

Research Guides

These guides, brochures and booklets list a variety of resources covering article and research databases, books, eBooks, writing, etc. for each Nursing program. All are available from the Nursing page, many of them are available in print in the library.

BSN Guide

Career Success Guide for Nursing Students

Health Disparities Guide

Inspiring Nursing Videos

Library Tips for Nursing Students

LPN Guide

NCLEX Advice 2021 Guide

Nursing Websites Guide

RN Guide

Test Taking Tips: Nursing Students


APA Formatting & Style Guide

CINAHL Database Guide

Databases: Step-by-Step Guide

Writing a Research Paper

(For more in-depth information on writing a research paper, pick up a copy of "How to Write a Research Paper: A Step-by-Step Guide" in the library)

Please contact us with any questions regarding our services, suggestions for purchases, scheduling a Library Research Instruction for your class or scheduling an appointment for your own research.