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Ashland University Library sources for Nursing students and faculty.


Nursing Resources Library Guide

Welcome to our Library Guide for Nursing Resources a starting point for your library research. In this guide, you will find access to and information about:

  • Library Books and eBooks,
  • Archer Library Database Resources,
  • Selected database video tutorials,
  • Internet Resources, Research Tools, and Citation information,
  • Resources for Transcultural Nursing,
  • Public Health, and
  • Evidence Based Nursing

Using this Guide

Navigate this guide using the tabs located at the top of the page; several include drop-down menu options with additional information. Select a tab to review page contents and use the arrow to locate corresponding topics. Feel free to download, print, and save any handouts provided.

Resources are updated frequently, take time to bookmark this resource guide for later use. Archer Library guides are available online, 24/7.

Questions? We Can Help.

Guide Resources: If you have questions about any of the Archer Library resources presented in this guide, or need help using them, feel free to contact a member of the library reference team via email at

Online Help: Ask a Librarian chat is available for help during reference hours; a chat widget is located on this page. 

Schedule a research appointment: Librarians can help you craft and manage effective search strategies, locate articles in library databases, use OhioLINK and Interlibrary loan, and more. Fill out this online help form to get started.



Correctional Education Librarian

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Don Reams
Corrections Education Librarian
Office: 173 Archer Library

Ashland University
509 College Ave
Ashland, OH 44805

Medical Pronunciations

Mecrk Manual: Consumer Version

Unsure of how to pronounce medical terms? Use this tool from the Merck Manuals Online Medical Library. Select a term from the alphabetical listing and listen to the audio file.

Practice Exams for Nursing

This resource offers scored licensing, certification, and aptitude practice tests, online career preparation, and vital information for a wide variety of occupations, including nursing. Practice tests include instant diagnostic score reports that help users target those skill areas needing the most attention.  Work is stored in “My Center,” allowing you to do practice tests in multiple sittings.

To use the LearningExpress Library 3.0, register for an individual account.  The e-mail address you give will be your user name.



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