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The Collection

Print Collection:  Nursing Program books are located near the door and may be borrowed.

Print Periodicals:  The Library subscribes to the following print magazines:  Nursing and The American Journal of Nursing.   Online access to some articles is available through the links below.  


How to Access Databases from a mobile device:

For EBSCO databases, type in your browser then enter the login and password.

For Gale Group databases, get the free mobile app.  On your device, search for the app: access my library

  • Install the blue app and open it.  The app will read: AML.  
  • A library map will open. Access Resources. You will have a choice between Gale Databases and Gale eBooks.

For JSTOR, type jstor in your browser.  Use the login and password.

General Procedures for Using the Library

  • The library is open Mon.-Fri. from 7 to 4.  
  • Food is not allowed.  Drinks are only allowed with a cover.
  • Students scan their IDs when they enter & leave the library, unless with a teacher. 
  • Students scan their IDs with the library staff to borrow a laptop.
  • Students must adhere to the District's Acceptable Use Policy when using computers.
  • The Library is an area for research, reading, independent study, and learning. Students are expected to respect the rights of others.
  • Small quiet rooms are available on a first come, first served basis.


Logins and Passwords for ALL databases and newspapers.  Sign into your account first.

The Library has several databases that may be useful for Nursing Program students.  The top two are available through EBSCO publishing group.  The next three are available through Gale Publishing Group.  The last is from JSTOR:

CINAHL Plus: Full text for nursing and allied health journals included in the CINAHL index –covers biomedicine, health sciences,   alternative medicine, and more. (Contains Nursing 1981 to present: full-text and American Journal of Nursing 1981 to present: not full-text). 

Medline with Full TextFull-text for over a thousand journals indexed in MEDLINE. Cover-to-cover indexing.  Medical literature, biomedicine, health policy development and more.

Nursing and Allied Health Collection from Gale: Covers all aspects of the nursing profession and includes articles related to the specialized care, treatment, and management of all sorts of patients..

Health Reference Center Academic: Access to over 2500 journals, books, and videos demonstrating medical procedures and live surgeries. HRCA ensures that researchers get current, scholarly, comprehensive answers to health-related questions.

Health & Wellness Resource Center from Gale: Journals, videos, pamphlets, and reference.  A place to begin for general knowledge about heath related topics. 

‚ÄčJSTOR: Scholarly content, historical content, mostly full-text. The American Journal of Nursing is covered in full-text from 1900-2006.

MyBib is a new citation manager that provides free citations for APA style.  You must use this style.  Create a Project, then Add a Citation.  Choose from website, book, journal, video, and more.  If citing on online journal article that provides a DOI number, click on Journal, and then copy and paste the DOI.  If citing a database article, click on More and then Write/Paste.

When you are ready to print your References page, click on Download Bibliography.

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Jennifer Jourdain
Montachusett Regional Voc Tech School
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