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Your Nursing Librarian

Hi there! I'm Jen Bonnet, your librarian for Nursing. I've created this online guide to assist you - students, faculty, staff, and community members - with the various information needs you may have. This online guide is dynamic. If there are tools, resources, or approaches to thinking about your work that you would like to see addressed, please don't hesitate to let me know. Keep in mind that I'd love to help you with your research projects! You can reach out to me at

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Evidence-Based Support for Point of Care, Continuing Education, and More

Nursing Reference Center is designed specifically for nurses, and provides evidence-based resources that you can access for quick reference at the point of care, including:

  • Quick lessons that provide disease and condition overviews that map to the nursing workflow
  • Evidence-based care sheets that provide summaries of what is known about a disease or condition and the best treatment options
  • Nursing cultural competencies that provide information on how to treat patients from diverse cultures
  • Point-of-care drug information
  • Patient education handouts
  • Skills content
  • Research instruments
  • Select nursing books
  • Continuing education modules
  • Legal cases

UpToDate (trial access through December, 31, 2023) is a clinical decision support resource designed for use at the point of care. It includes more than 11,600 searchable topics in 25 specialties, more than 185 medical calculators, and a select drug database and drug interactions tool that cover over 6,300 adult, pediatric, and international drug topics. University of Maine students, staff, and faculty need to register for a personal account in order to access and use the web version or the iOS ® or Android™ mobile app versions of the database. To maintain uninterrupted access to UpToDate, you must confirm affiliation with UMaine every 90 days by logging in to UpToDate from within the campus network.

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