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Psychiatric Nursing: Books & eBooks

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Books from the Catalog

Sample Searches

Sample Searches:

nursing AND psychiatric

Use AND between two or more terms to find materials with all the terms. Searching for nursing AND psychiatric will only include books that have both nursing and pediatric in their contents.


psychiatric OR mental health

Use OR between similar terms. Searching for psychiatric OR mental health will find books that refer to either term.


"mental health"

Use quotation marks ( " " ) around specific phrases such as "mental health" to find the words in that specific order.



Use an asterisk ( * ) to find multiple endings of one word. Using nurs* as a search term will include results that refer to nurse, nurses, and nursing.


eBook/eReader icon

Here are a few places you can find eBooks, just remember that you will have to login with your myNOVA username and password (the same ones you use to access Blackboard, student email, etc.).  More information on downloading eBooks.