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Welcome to the Nursing and Health Sciences Research Guide!

Aloha Nursing students!

This guide is designed to help you with your research and contains a variety of nursing and health sciences resources, including books, NCLEX sources, databases, journals, and much more.

If you need assistance, please don't hesitate to contact me! I can help you with your literature searching,  finding a variety of information - statistics, measurements, and using personal file management programs such as Zotero & EndNote Basic. 


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Do Your Research From Home (Off-Campus Access)

Most of the resources listed in this guide are subscription based.  HPU users must authenticate to gain access to licensed resources. Current students/faculty/staff have three options:

Top Nursing Databases

Merck Manual for Health Care Professionals

The full text of the Merck Manual Professional Version is freely available online.  You may enter a keyword search, or browse by section, index, or symptoms.

Recommended Nursing Apps

The following apps can offer study materials and simple ways to stay organized.

  • NCLEX-Pro: For those students looking to take the NCLEX certification exam within the next few months this app provides the perfect study companion. This app contains medical information as it will be seen on the test in addition to medical abbreviations and custom quizzes.
  • Speed Anatomy Quiz: Learning the difference between parts of the body is a very important task for someone in an online nursing program and this app has everything he or she will need to be successful. Those rusty on their nursing school basics should download this quiz now.
  • Mini Nurse: This particular free Android app was designed with quick answers in mind. It functions as a nursing reference guide and clinical reference library all in one.

Subject Guide

Elizabeth Torres
Meader Library
LB 5th Floor
1060 Bishop Street
Honolulu HI 96813
(808) 566-2412

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