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Summa Medical Library: Nursing

Online Study Resources


NEW! Coronavirus Information Center. Includes a Patient Education Handout.

*Summa Medical Library is now offering online access to the DSM-V, along with other publications and tools from the American Psychiatry Association. (Jan 1, 2020)

*For general & clinical information, and stats on Vaping-Associated Lung Injury, see the new box in the right-hand column on this page (posted Nov 2019)...NEW as of Jan 2020!  CDC just released new guidelines for discharge of EVALI patients. 

*New Ebooks available for 2020 from Ovid. See a list here by subject. Medical, Nursing, and Review books!

*In keeping with the spirit of Schwartz Rounds, we have new books that might be of interest to you:

The Medical Library is proud to announce that the titles from the Gold Foundation’s Summer Reading List for Compassionate Clinicians  are available for checkout. You can see the list of books here at Compassionate Clinicians Reading List webpage at the Medical Library


Want to find out if we have a specific journal?

NEW in 2019!  We added Ovid's FT Nursing Journal Collection to our other Ovid journals...

E-books on Nursing, Medicine, & Healthcare

Anatomy Information

Nursing & Biomedical Articles/Research

Cultural Competency Resources

The Summa Medical Library has a few print books on cultural competency that can be borrowed.  Ask a librarian for help in finding them.

In addition, here are some additional E-Books and websites that may be helpful:

Drug Information

Evidence-Based Practice: Step-by-Step

Need Help?

See the boxes below for various kinds of help

Off-Site Access to Information Resources

For Clinical Key: Obtain registration ID from library.  Allows you to create your own username and password for logging in from off campus.  Off-site access is NOT available to students.

For R2 Digital Library: While on-campus, go to the R2 Digital Library website (click here) and create your own username and password for logging in from off campus. Off-site access is NOT available to students.

For Other Databases and Journals:

  • Enter your name and library ID (contact library if you don't know your library ID)
  • If asked to select your institution, choose Northeast Ohio College of Medicine (NEOMED)
  • If asked to select your branch, choose Summa Health System Akron City
  • Students need to obtain a library ID through their educational institution.

Please Note: Some databases and journals are simply not available from off-site.

Library Help Topics for Nurses

Contact the Librarian

Charlotte Sievert                                 Information Services Librarian
Phone: (330)375-6658
Fax: (330)375-3978

Brag Box

Summa researchers have published one of the feature articles in the October 2019 issue of American Journal of Nursing on the enABLE training program.  The article, titled Workplace Violence Training Using Simulation. describes this program.... Authors are: Robin G. Brown, Shauna Anderson, Barbara Brunt, Trish Enos, Kevin Blough, & Denise Kropp.

CLICK THE LINK BELOW TO GET TO THE ARTICLE! (must use library ID from off campus)