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Nursing Resources: Nurse Residency

Starting point for nursing research, provided by your Health Sciences Library.


Below are links to library databases, tutorials, and other helpful resources to help you with your evidence based practice project.  If you have any questions, please contact the library.  Contact information can be found lower on this page.

Logging into library resources (OpenAthens)

In order to use library resources, you will need to login.  New: PA College and Penn Medicine Lancaster General Health users can use their respective credentials to login to library resources.  A separate OpenAthens account and password is no longer necessary.

Suggested library databases to search

Other resources to help you with your literature search

Other help pages:


Contacting Us


  • Greenfield at Pennsylvania College of Health Sciences' Learning Commons

  • Beginning January 21 - 410 North Lime Street in lounge room 107


Telephone: 717-947-6022

Help on searching

Library orientation guide has tabs across the top with more information

CINAHL Subject Heading Search Tutorial

Set-up Journal Alerts

Enjoy reading the latest literature in your field?

You can sign up for email alerts.  This is a convenient way to keep up with your professional reading.  The instructions for setting up journal alerts in our EBSCO databases are listed below.

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