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Nursing & Health Resources at Hostos Library: Nursing Resources

Library resources for LPN and RN students


Hostos Library is committed to providing resources that help Allied Health students succeed in their demanding programs. Access to high quality medical information resources and study aids will help you excel in your courses and become well-informed professionals. 

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Contact your Allied Health Liaison Librarian

Lisa Tappeiner


Start by looking for background information

Medical encyclopedias and handbooks are a good place to start your research. They provide overviews of topics and general informaton about diseases and disorders, including their causes, diagnosis, symptoms and treatment.  Below are a few good resources to help you start research for a paper or to supplement your textbook readings.

Find in-depth research articles in our databases

Once you have a solid understanding of the basics of your topic, search these databases for current research published in peer-reviewed articles.

Going even further

Explore the other pages on this guide to discover: