Skip to Main Content

Nursing Resources

This guide provides valuable resources for future and current nursing students. Find formatting information as well as resources for the various courses taught at Kirtland. Helpful links are provided for additional study tools in each of the course tabs.

What are Ebooks?

What are eBooks?

Ebooks are digital versions of books that can be accessed and read online, or downloaded for offline viewing.

The Kirtland Library ebook collection offers a wide variety of resources that you can access online, anytime, anywhere.

Benefits to using ebooks:

  • 24/7 availability
  • Easily search the contents of the ebook to find specific search terms or subjects
  • Use filters to narrow your results and find the best source

The Kirtland Library has three main platforms for accessing ebooks:

  • Ebook Central
  • Gale Ebooks
  • EBSCO Ebooks

Each platform has different options, which is why they may look different from one another.

Find and Access Ebooks

  • Use your single sign-on to access Gale Ebooks or Ebook Central.
  • Start by entering your search term(s) in the box at the top of the page. Or, use the "Suggested Search Terms" found below.
  • Use the "advanced search" to search for multiple words or phrases at one time.
  • Limit your results by using the filters on the side of the screen.
  • Click on a book title to read more, view the table of contents, search within the book, and find the information you need.

A Sample of Ebook Titles Available

The following are just a few of the titles available via Gale Ebooks or Ebook Central:

These titles will open directly in the collection where they can be viewed.

Suggested Search Terms

Try these subjects/terms when searching the Kirtland Catalog, databases, or eBook collections to find information on your topic:

Immunity Respiratory function Integumentary function

Cell division

Hematopoietic system Lymphatic system Diabetes mellitus Communicable disease
Blood coagulation abnormalities Parasitic disease Neoplastic disease Pathogenic microorganisms