Student Resources

OSF Medical Center Library Resources
Links to eBooks at Ovid, research, and evidenced-based resources. Requires OSF Saint Francis Medical Center EZ Proxy ID and password to access. Obtain EZ Proxy ID and password from the College Library. Proxy ID Request

 

Paper Writing Links

APA Style Home Page
http://www.apastyle.org/about-apa-style.aspx
Web site of the American Psychological Association
Find information on all aspects of APA Style
Check their blog for in-depth info

YouTube video for APA set up (MS Office)
APA Format Citations (6th ed.)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9pbUoNa5tyY&feature=iv&annotation_id=annotation_320539
Easy to follow visual set up for your computer/paper MS Word 2007 and above

Bedford Citation Machine
http://bcs.bedfordstmartins.com/bbibliographer
Free for students, registration required

DOI Resolver
http://www.doi.org/index.html
Enter the digital object identifier (doi) of your journal article and it will pull up the citation

In Pictures
http://www.inpics.net/
In Pictures online tutorials are based on pictures, not words. They’re the easiest way to learn computer subjects. No complicated multimedia, just pictures that show exactly what to do. Word, PowerPoint, etc. NO ADS  

 

Plagiarism Checkers

Dupli Checker
http://www.duplichecker.com/index.asp

Doc Cop
http://www.doccop.com/index.html?nc=96598066

Plagiarism Checker .com
http://www.plagiarismchecker.com/

 

Nurse Theorist Links

http://currentnursing.com/nursing_theory/

http://www.clayton.edu/health/nursing/nursingtheory

http://www.sandiago.edu/nursing/research/nursing_theory_research.php/

Streaming video
http://www.fitne.net/
Contact Library for user name and password 

 

Miscellaneous

American Assembly for Men in Nursing
www.aamn.org

Discover Nursing the Campaign for Nursing
www.discovernursing.com

Drug Information Portal
http://druginfo.nlm.nih.gov/drugportal/drugportal.jsp
From the U.S. National Library of Medicine 

Health and Healthcare in Video
http://hlth.alexanderstreet.com

Lab Tests Online
http://labtestsonline.org/
Peer-reviewed, Non-Commercial, Patient Centered

MedlinePlus: Trusted Health Information for You
http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/

OSF Healthcare Library & Resource Center
http://library.osfhealthcare.org/
Electronic databases, drug info, patient education info

Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing
www.nursingsociety.org/student/Pages/StudentCentral.aspx

State Boards of Nursing
https://ncsbn.org/boards.htm

 

Community Resource from U.S. Government

American Fact Finder
http://factfinder2.census.gov/faces/nav/jsf/pages/index.xhtml

CDC Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
http://www.cdc.gov/

Healthy People 2020
http://www.healthypeople.gov/2020/about/default.aspx

U.S. Department of Health & Human Services
http://healthfinder.gov/

U.S. Census Bureau
http://www.census.gov/

 

Videos

Counseling and Therapy in Video
http://libproxy.osfhealthcare.org/login?url=http://ctiv.alexanderstreet.com

Education in Video
http://libproxy.osfhealthcare.org/login?url=http://ediv.alexanderstreet.com

Nursing Education in Video
http://libproxy.osfhealthcare.org/login?url=http://mcom.alexanderstreet.com

Rehabilitation Therapy in Video
http://libproxy.osfhealthcare.org/login?url=http://rtiv.alexanderstreet.com

Sports Medicine and Exercise Science in Video
http://libproxy.osfhealthcare.org/login?url=http://spex.alexanderstreet.com

 

Graduate Student & Research Links

American Nurses Credentialing Center
http://www.nursecredentialing.org/

ERIC Education Resources Information Center
http://www.eric.ed.gov/

Essential Evidence Plus
http://www.essentialevidenceplus.com/index.cfm?LoginID=47YKRR5
Contact Library for User Name & Password

National Guideline Clearing House
http://www.guideline.gov/
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality 

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