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Nursing: Quad Cities/Springfield

This guide has links to databases, evidence-based practice tools, tutorials, and more.

Quad Cities Liaison

Emily Johnson
(309) 671-8490

Springfield Liaison

Ryan Rafferty
(217) 244-0607

Online Distance Education Guide

Health Sciences Databases Tutorials

Take a look at the Health Sciences Tutorial Guide for tutorials on CINAHL, PubMed, RefWorks, and more.

Requesting Journal Articles

You may request articles and book chapters by registering for interlibrary loan service. Follow the "Health Sciences Distance Education " link. When registering, please choose "Quad Cities" or "Springfield" from the status pull-down menu.  Articles will be sent to your Interlibrary Loan account as a PDF.

Online Workshops

Health Sciences Librarians will teach online workshops on topics such as Library 101 for Nursing, how to use specific databases, and more.  Classes are held through Blackboard Collaborate.  You will need to register for these classes through the online workshops page.

  • CINAHL or PubMed
  • Finding Full Text
  • Library 101 for Nursing
  • Mobile Resources
  • NIH Public Access Policy: Meeting Granting Agency Requirements
  • Retaining Your Rights - Why retain your rights to scholarship
  • Your Impact Factor: How to increase and measure your impact