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Nursing: Off-Site Program at Raritan Valley Community College: Start Your Research

This guide serves as a gateway to library resources and services available to students, faculty, and staff at Kean University's School of Nursing Offsite Program at Raritan Valley Community College.

Subject-Focused Encyclopedias

Need to select a research topic or find background information?  

The Reference Collection includes a variety of different sources, such as: subject-focused encyclopedias, handbooks, almanacs, maps/atlases, statistical compendiums, dictionaries, and more. Look here to find introductory articles on subject-related topics. The broad perspective offered by such articles often proves helpful for narrowing research topics before pursuing more in-depth information. 

This guide provides some recommendations for encyclopedias and other reference resources that might provide helpful information relating to your topic.

Statistics & Data Databases

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Country Information Databases

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Recommended Multimedia Databases

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Recommended Tests and Measures Databases

The following databases provide information that will help you identify psychological tests and measuring instruments.

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Reference Databases

The following databases provide access to online encyclopedias covering multidisciplinary topics. Remember, these subject encyclopedias are great sources of background information on countless topics.

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Databases for Evidence-Based Health Care Information

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Recommended Nursing Reference Books

The following titles are just a few examples of the subject encyclopedias held by the Nancy Thompson Learning Commons. See the box below this one for subject encyclopedias focusing on transcultural nursing. Each of the books listed below is described as an "Electronic Resource," which means that is is an e-book that is accessible by clicking the hyperlinked title.

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Recommended Transcultural Reference Books

The following encyclopedias, dictionaries, manuals, and handbooks are recommended for research relating to Transcultural Nursing. Each of the books listed below is described as an "Electronic Resource," which means that is is an e-book that is accessible by clicking the hyperlinked title.

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Ask a Librarian

Listed below are options available for you to contact a reference librarian and ask for help with your research.