Welcome back, College of Nursing students and faculty!
New for fall 2009…
Expanded office hours in Driscoll 313
Nursing librarian Barbara Quintiliano
and new life sciences librarian Robin Bowles
have teamed up to staff the librarian’s office almost all day on Tuesdays and Thursdays. Our hours in Driscoll 313 are listed below. Stop in and say Hi!
10am to 1pm Barbara
1pm to 4pm Robin
10am to 12pm Robin
12pm to 4pm Barbara
For an uninterrupted research consultation, we recommend that you make an appointment by phone: X96231 (610-519-6231) or email
Of course, we’re also available by appointment at Falvey:
Barbara Quintiliano – x95207 (610-519-5207)
Robin Bowles – x98129 (610-519-8129)
Tips and skills classes in Driscoll
Barbara and Robin will periodically offer short sessions on RefWorks, EndNote, PubMed, journal alert services, and other useful resources. Watch for announcements on the blog as well as on the Driscoll announcements screen.
Announcing the APA 6th edition
Keep in style with these APA 6th ed. resources:
- –Learn the basics from APA’s tutorial.
- –APA even has its own blog! Post questions and read more about APA style.
- –RefWorks has already updated its software. Access RefWorks at the library homepage. Under “Databases, A-Z ” choose RefWorks.
- –EndNote promises a revised output style soon. Download the latest EndNote software (for an on-campus computer) from http://library.villanova.edu/Help/FAQs/EndNote
To install EndNote on an off-campus computer, come to the Falvey front desk and borrow a CD to take home for 3 days.
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Featured new acquisition
Being Present: A Nurse’s Resource for End-of-Life Communication, by Marjorie Schaeffer and Linda Norlander. Published by Sigma Theta Tau International, 2009. ISBN-13: 978-1-930538-82-5.
Available at Falvey: RT 87 .T45S33 2009.
A valuable guide for nurses who strive to serve and comfort dying patients and their families. Each chapter includes reflections, evidence-based practice resources, stories from nurses in the field, ethical issues and questions for further discussion.