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Nursing: Off-Site Program at Raritan Valley Community College

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.

Recommended Nursing Reference Books

Recommended Transcultural Reference Books

Statistics & Data Databases

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Country Information Databases

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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.

Working from off campus? If so, you will need to log in with your Kean Google username and password.

Databases for Evidence-Based Health Care Information

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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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