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Books are valuable sources for:

  • nursing history
  • clinical guides
  • licensure test reviews
  • nursing theory

Locations for nursing materials

  • 3rd floor Circulating Collection
  • 1st floor Reference Collection
  • 5th floor Oversize Collection (for items too tall for regular shelves)
  • basement storage Historic Circulating Materials

Dewey Decimal Numbers for Nursing
610 Medicine & Health (including Nursing)
611 Human anatomy, cytology, histology
612 Human physiology
613 Personal health & safety
614 Incidence & prevention of disease
615 Pharmacology & therapeutics
616 Disease
617 Surgery
618 Gynecology, obstetrics, pediatrics & geriatrics
362 Cultural and societal aspects of nursing

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Dissertations and Theses are valuable sources for:

  • examples of graduate projects
  • copies of tests and scales
  • more detailed descriptions of the research process
  • unpublished research results

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Oklahoma City University dissertations and theses are available in the Archives on the 5th floor. Search the library catalog by degree to find and ask for them by author:

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