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Here you will find resources and links that will help you in your nursing coursework and research.

Using the SJSU King Library

1) Log in on our library website with your SJSU ID number and SJSUOne password to access our databases from anywhere off-campus.

2) Use Interlibrary Loan (ILL) to request access to something we don't have in our library, like a book or journal article. You will need to set up an account the first time you use ILL.

Starting your research project

Have a research project? Need help getting started?

Writing a literature review or an annotated bibliography? Try these tips.

Finding journal articles

Looking for journal articles on a topic?

Start with one of these library databases.

You can also try any of the following:

Do you need more help searching our databases? Try one of these tutorials first. If you still need help, contact your librarian!

Finding books and more with OneSearch

OneSearch Catalog

Enter Your Search Term:
  • SJSU eBooks can be accessed online anytime with your 9 digit SJSU ID and your OneSJSU password. (Note: Only students with a San Jose Public Library card can access SJPL eBooks.)
  • Did you know SJSU students, faculty, and staff can borrow books from other CSU campuses? You can request them from within OneSearch; just change the search field from San Jose State Collections to California State University Collections. Your items will be delivered to the SJSU Library in 2-5 days.
  • Are you a distance student? Use InterLibrary Loans to have a SJSU Library book or course reserves item mailed directly to you. See our Online Students' Guide for more details.

Culturally Sensitive Care

Consumer Health (i.e. Patient Handouts)


How to cite your sources

The nursing field tends to use the APA citation style, also known as the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association.

Other citation styles commonly used in the health sciences, include:

Use a citation manager to make your citations easier.