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Nursing - Library Resources: Find Books

This guide will help you find academic journal articles, books and websites for research in the area of nursing.

Multiple Formats

Book stackChoices!

The Ludden Library offers textbooks, regular print books and eBooks.  Textbooks are kept at the help desk and check out for 2 hours or 3 days.

Need help with other books? Visit us in person at the library's help desk or start a chat session using the chat widget on your screen. We are happy to help you: brainstorm keywords to search, locate print items on the shelf, and learn how to make use of features unique to eBooks.

Search for Print Books or eBooks

 Search for Books & Media

Use this search box to look for PRINT items in the library's collection. 

  • You can search for keywords related to your topic or run a search for a specific title or author by using the All Fields drop down menu.

  • We are happy to help you locate books on the shelves.  Please ask if you need help!

Toggle between the tabs at the top of this box to search for print books or eBooks.

 Search for eBooks

Use this box to find eBooks.  We have THOUSANDS of eBooks in our collection. 

  • You must be logged in to your myLCCC account to access eBooks.

  • Search for keywords related to your topic.

  • As you look through the list of results, note new key terms related to your topic and try searching with those words too.

Toggle between the tabs at the top of this box to search for print books or eBooks.

Sample Books

Sample Print Books

Sample eBooks

Free Open Access Textbooks


Copies of Your Textbooks

The Ludden Library keeps copies of your nursing textbooks on reserve for students at the help desk near the entrance to the library.  Nursing textbooks check out for 2 hours. 

Open RN Project Textbooks

Want to read more about a topic? The Open RN Project has created several textbooks that are available for free online.  Here are links to these resources.

Additional Free eBooks from LibreTexts

More Free eBooks

More nursing-related eBooks can be found through LibreText.