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Nursing Graduate Studies

A guide to introduce Nursing graduate students to the resources available at Tomlinson Library.

Finding the Right Words

MESH Subject Headings - Subject Tags used by Medline and PubMed for exact subject searching

Effective phrases for searching Nursing topics:

  • Nursing
  • Economics, Nursing
  • Education, Nursing
  • History of Nursing
  • Legislation, Nursing
  • Nurse Administrators

Finding Books at Tomlinson Library





​Useful phrases concerning conversations with patients:

  • patient communication
  • communication in medicine
  • professional patient relations
  • patient education

Books From Other Libraries

If you find the CMU Library does not have the item you are looking for (or if the item you need is checked out), you can search Prospector, a combined catalog of large libraries in Colorado and Wyoming.

CMU students can request materials through Prospector and the items will generally be delivered to the CMU Library within a few business days.

See Interlibrary Loan for more information.

Inter-Library Loan

Why limit your options?

If the CMU Library does not have what you need, the Inter-Library Loan Department obtains articles, borrows books, music, movies, or documentaries for you.  Take advantage of this popular and valuable service for faculty, staff and students.  It's fast, easy and free!

ILLIAD is our Inter-Library Loan system. Place a new request or check on the status of an existing request through ILLIAD.  Physical items are delivered to the CMU Library Circulation Desk, Montrose or Western Colorado Community College campuses. 

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