Library

The Resurrection University Library is an important resource for students and alumni

Within the ResU library, you’ll discover the latest resources and publications as well as vast materials specific to nursing, radiography, and health informatics and information management (HIIM). Best of all, you’ll have access to a librarian who can assist you with locating the information you need whether it’s a printed copy or an electronic resource.

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Databases

Databases:  contact the library for usernames and passwords.

Can’t find the full-text version of an article?  Email the library and we will retrieve it for you!

EBSCO: Houses many nursing, medical, and academic databases indexing and providing access to thousands of full-text journals that will assist Nursing and HIIM students with their research of all subject areas. Use your database login to access this on campus or at home.
Micromedex 2.0: This database includes unbiased referenced information about drugs, toxicology, diseases, acute care, and alternative medicine you need to make informed clinical diagnosis and treatment decisions Use your database login to access this on campus or at home.
Mosby’s Nursing Skills: This database offers educators and staff convenient online access to evidence-based skills and procedures Content has been adapted from authoritative resources with insight from leading nursing societies, and is continuously updated to reflect the latest in evidence-based practice. Use your database login to access this on campus or at home.
Ovid: Includes access to the Joanna Briggs Institute, OVID Core BioMedical Collection, over 400 unique nursing and medical journals and over 150 nursing ebooks selected for ResU nursing students. The collection provides information on measurement instruments in healthcare, psychosocial sciences, organization behavior and library and information science. Use your database login to access Ovid on campus or at home.
UpToDate: An evidence-based website containing information on over 9,000 topics in 19 specialties that is provided by Presence Health. To access this at home, create an offsite-access account first by using a Presence Health computer. Watch the tutorial here. Unfortunately, our database login no longer works for this resource, but you can still use UpToDate if you create the offsite account. Please feel free to contact the library if you need assistance.
Visible Body: Skelton Premium: An encyclopedic reference that offers complete coverage of skeletal anatomy. This database includes 3D models of over 200 bones, hundreds of ligaments, over 800 boney landmarks, moving synovial joints and bone tissue, animations and illustrations detailing bone anatomy and pathologies, and over 500 quiz questions. Use your database login to access Visible Body on campus or at home.
Visible Body: Heart & Circulatory Premium: This specialty program uses 3D models and interactive presentations, movies, and images to give users a more in-depth look at the heart and circulation system. This database includes over 600 heart and vascular structures, basic cardiac functions, abnormal anatomy, common pathologies, procedures, and over 200 quiz questions. Use your database login to access Visible Body on campus or at home.
Ebooks
  • Ovid Nursing Ebooks: Handpicked by the librarian, this collection includes has dozens of ebooks specific to nursing in several disciplines including: consultations nutrition, pathophysiology, mental health, gerontology, care planning and more!
  • R2Library: Take advantage of more ebooks available for ResU personnel. The collection from this database includes ATI/NCLEX ebooks, DNP ebooks, and additional nursing reference materials. This collection only allows a user to view one book at a time, so please print or save what you need and log out so others can utilize the materials.
  • EBSCOhost Ebooks: The ResU Library’s newest ebook database provides multi-user access and PDF download options! Easier for our students to peruse, cite, and share!
Videos
Current Affairs in Video: Part of the Alexander Street Press, this collection covers immigration and border studies Middle East studies, Urban studies, Political Science, globalization, and human rights. Use your database login to access these videos on campus or at home.
Education in Video: Part of the Alexander Street Press, this collection will give education faculty, students, and in-service teachers a single source for the best research-based professional development video resources available. Use your database login to access these videos on campus or at home.
Health and Society in Video: Part of the Alexander Street Press, this collection explores today’s latest medical progress in health and wellness issues and their impact on society– with hundreds of premium documentaries, profiles, reports, and interviews. Use your database login to access these videos on campus or at home.
Nursing Education in Video: Part of the Alexander Street Press, this collection is created specifically for the education and training of nurses, nursing assistants, and other healthcare workers. All of the videos in the collection have been created with the guidance of the Medcom-Trainex advisory board, and are regularly reviewed for accuracy, currency, and compliance with US Federal regulations from agencies such as OSHA and CMS. Use your database login to access these videos on campus or at home.
Sports Medicine and Exercise in Video:
Part of the Alexander Street Press, this collection is the most extensive video collection ever assembled in the areas of fitness and health assessment, disease management, injury treatment, nutrition, medical fitness sport science, work-site wellness, exercise adherence, and much more. Use your database login to access these videos on campus or at home.

Research Help

Research assistance is available during hours of operation to help students and faculty locate physical and online materials and literature searches. To locate specific articles faculty members and students should email library@resu.edu

and the item will delivered electronically or physically, based on preference.

Borrowing Materials

Physical materials can be checked out for three weeks. Items may be renewed for an additional three weeks with no previous holds. Items are considered overdue the day following the due date. A $5.00 late fee per item will be added on the student’s account if materials are not returned by the end of each term. Until all fines are paid, the student’s transcripts or grades will not be released.

Requesting Materials

Can’t find the full-text version of an article or a particular book? To request full-text materials, faculty and students should email library@resu.edu and the item will be delivered electronically or physically, based on preference.

Reserved Materials

The library owns a copy of each current textbook on reserve. Library staff members will hold student IDs while students use these materials. Reserved materials may not leave the library or student lounge without permission.


If you are interested in any of these services, please send an inquiry to library@resu.edu or contact one of our Librarians below.

Liesl Cottrell, MLIS

Director of Library Services

Liesl Cottrell, MLIS

773-252-5114

Liesl.Cottrell@resu.edu

Lucy Gonzalez, MLIS

Librarian

Lucy Gonzalez, MLIS

773-235-5537

Lucero.Gonzalez@resu.edu


Library Hours

Monday -Thursday: 7:00 am – 10:00 pm

Friday: 7:00 am – 5:00 pm

Saturday: 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm

 

Librarian availability varies so please contact them personally to ensure they will be available.

*Hours fluctuate due to University closures and term breaks. Please check your email for changes.