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For further assistance on research or use of library resources, please feel free to contact our staff at the Circulation Counter or email us at lb@twc.edu.hk or whatsapp us at 5575-1564.
Quick start
Search the TWC Search using the subject headings below to locate library materials or simply follow the call number on the shelves to find books on:
Subject Keywords
Call Number
Subject Keywords
Call Number
Geriatric nursing
Maternity nursing
Nursing assessment
Nursing diagnosis
Nursing ethics
Pediatric nursing
Psychiatric nursing
Search for terminology or basic ideas of the subject by using Dictionaries, Encyclopedias and Handbooks
Call Number
Mosby’s dictionary of medicine, nursing & health professions
RB38.2 .P34 2014
RT48.5 .N98 2016
RM301.12 .N87 2020
RT48.6 .S66 2020
Featured printed books
Call Number
RT41 .A44 2020
RT41 .B775 2018
RT41 .C559 2019
RT41 .C564 2019
RT41 .T64 2019
RT41 .P68 2021
RT41 .W56 2020
RT41 .Y558 2020
RT41 .C86 2021
RT48 .W43 2018
RT48.6 .A35 2020
RT41 .E39 2020
RT41 .F585 2020
RT85 .E45 2020
Featured e-Books
*Tip: To find more e-books, search the TWC Search. See Library Website > Guides & Tutorials > Library Guides & Tutorials > Find e-books via TWC Search
Warning: Excessive downloading is prohibited.
Featured e-books
Use SFX to find the fulltext articles on Nursing and Health Sciences.
Use the Library e-Databases to find journal articles from popular and scholarly journals, newspapers, conference papers and other publications and collections.
Find more in Library Website > E-Resources > A-Z List or Subject List
Warning: Excessive downloading is prohibited.
Major e-databases are listed below.
Academic Search Premier [Access via EBSCOhost]
Multi-disciplinary database including more than a hundred nursing journals.
AnatomyTv, formerly named Anatomy & physiology online, includes 20 comprehensive modules on the human body encompassing Primal’s award winning 3D anatomy and new integrated physiology content. Interactive 3D anatomy views allow you to rotate, add or remove anatomy and identify and learn more about any visible structure. Each module has case studies, giving real medical context and relevance, as well as a dedicated section on aging.
Bates’ Visual Guide to Physical Examination (Best viewed on Internet Explorer with Window Media Player & Adobe Flash)
The videos present physical assessment techniques, and emphasis on health history, documentation, communication, and patient/practitioner interaction.
Clinicalkey for Nursing
ClinicalKey for Nursing, formerly named Mosby’ Nursing Consult, is an integrated platform that combines leading nursing resources, covering evidence based material for clinical decision making, education, training and staff development.
CINAHL Complete [Access via EBSCOhost]
A comprehensive source of full text nursing & allied health journals.
Cochrane Library
A collection of several databases with high-quality, independent evidence for healthcare decision-making.
Joanna Briggs Institute EBP Database
This is an evidence–based database provides systematic reviews, recommended practices, evidence summaries.
Provides full text access to more than 80 medical and nursing related journals
Lippincott Procedures (formerly named Lippincott’s Nursing Procedures and Skills)
Provides step-by-step guides for over 1,600 evidence-based procedures and skills for Nursing professions
Medline Complete [Access via EBSCOhost]
Provides authoritative medical information on medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, the health care system and pre-clinical sciences.
Nursing Reference Center [Access via EBSCOhost]
A user-friendly point-of-care resource with the best available and most recent clinical evidence and knowledge on conditions and diseases.
ProQuest British Nursing Database [Access via ProQuest]
The Database is a full-text resource supporting the practice, education, and research for nurses, midwives and healthcare professionals in the U.K. and the greater nursing community.
ScienceDirect College Edition
Provides access to resources on health & life science including nursing, medicine, pharmacology, Veterinary Science, and Veterinary Medicine etc.
SPORTDiscus with Full Text
It is a source of full text for sports and sports medicine journals, covering the subjects of biomechanics, drugs, exercise, kinesiology, movement science, nutrition, occupational health & therapy, physical fitness, physical therapy, rehabilitation, sports & exercise psychology, coaching and education as well as sports medicine. 
*Please access via Hong Kong Public Libraries, guide to use can be found in https://www.hkpl.gov.hk/en/e-resources/index.html
Internet Resources
General Resources
  • Directory of Open Access Journals(DOAJ)
    DOAJ is an online directory that indexes and provides access to quality open access, peer-reviewed journals.
  • Medical dictionary online
    Medical Dictionary Online is a free online medical dictionary search engine for researching and learning about medical terminology, pharmaceutical drugs, healthcare equipment, health conditions, medical devices, medical abbreviations and more. This medical dictionary displays information that may be available from any of the more than 40,000 publicly available dictionaries, encyclopedias, research articles and books.
  • Medical encyclopedia: Medline Plus
    The A.D.A.M. Medical Encyclopedia includes over 4,000 articles about diseases, tests, symptoms, injuries, and surgeries. It also contains an extensive library of medical photographs and illustrations.
  • Merck Manual of Geriatrics, The
    Provides trusted, concise and correct discussions of diagnosis and therapy on geriatrics. Updated monthly.
  • PubMed
    PubMed comprises more than 24 million citations for biomedical literature from MEDLINE, life science journals, and online books. Citations may include links to full-text content from PubMed Central and publisher web sites.
  • PubMed Central
    PubMed Central is a free archive of biomedical and life sciences journal literature at the U.S. National Institutes of Health’s National Library of Medicine. It serves as a digital counterpart to NLM’s extensive print journal collection.
  • Trip
    Trip is a clinical search engine designed to allow users to quickly and easily find and use high-quality research evidence to support their practice and/or care. It is the internet’s premier source of evidence-based content, allowing clinicians to search across other content types including images, videos, patient information leaflets, educational courses and news.
Specific Resources
  • Auscultation Assistant
    The Auscultation Assistant provides heart sounds, heart murmurs, and breath sounds in order to help medical students and others improve their physical diagnosis skills.
  • Chinese Medicine Specimen Database
    Chinese Medicine Specimen Database is established through the joint collaboration by the School of Chinese Medicine and University Library of HKBU. The database currently has a collection of all exhibits of Chinese Materia Medica specimen that are displayed in the Chinese Medicine Centre.
  • Essential Nursing Resources
    Essential Nursing Resources (ENR) is the premier product of the Interagency Council on Information Resources in Nursing. ENR is a collaborative effort from a wide array of individuals who have contributed their expertise in subject areas to bring this information together to support the nursing profession and librarians who in turn also support nursing research.
  • Medicinal Plant Images Database
    Medicinal Plant Images Database was established by the collaborative effort between the School of Chinese Medicine and the University Library of HKBU. More than one thousand medicinal plants were systematically consolidated and summarized in the form of plant images and detailed descriptions in a bilingual environment. The database provides interested learners with perceptual and systematic knowledge of various medicinal plants through a user friendly and powerful searching platform.
Open access Journals/Reports/Books
Associations & Professional Organizations
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