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Nursing Information Literacy Tutorial

This short tutorial will show you how to save a specific search/search results in the CINAHL database.

CINAHL includes evidence-based care sheets, quick lessons and images. Create a user login and you can save material in personal folders for later use.


Author is a nurse may be selected as a limiter in the Advanced Search page.

The Nursing Reference Center includes an online library of searchable books in digital format. These include Taber's, Davis's Drug Guide and others shown below.

 Click on the Practice Resources tab in the Nursing Resource Center database to access each book.

 The database also has information on diseases, skills and procedures, drug information, patient education sheets with diagrams, practice resources and continuing education lessons. As with all EBSCO databases, you may use your personal folders to save information for later use.


STAT!Ref now includes Board Vitals, a bank of test questions to help you prepare for the NCLEX exam.  

Go to STAT!Ref, click on Board Vitals and follow the prompts.  Once you set up your account, you will be able to access the question bank. You must use your NCC email address.


AJN and Critical Nurse Specialist offer iPad access through the free OvidToday app.

Follow these instructions:

1. Download the OvidToday app Available on the App Store – AT NO EXTRA COST – available for download at

2. Enter network credentials If users are logged in on their network, the app should automatically recognize them.

3. Enter an Ovid Personal Account ID If a user doesn’t have a Personal Account, OvidToday will prompt them to create one and provide easy-to-follow steps.

4. Start browsing favorite journals Users will have access to all the most recent issues of your institution’s Ovid-subscribed journal content; new issues are added automatically once available on Ovid.