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Nursing & Health Sciences Guide


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Find Nursing Biographical Information

When looking for biographical information on any nursing figure, try these three methods:

  • Use article databases like the ones in the Find Nursing Articles section listed above.
  • Search for books and videos in the FOCUS catalog and OhioLINK catalog by subject using the person’s name or the subject Nurses -- United States -- Biography.
  • Consult the biography books in the Library’s Reference area.  A sampling of biographical resources you’ll find in the Library Reference area includes: