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library The Helen Stubblefield Law Library is open to all members of the college community. Areas of specialization include nursing, neurodiagnostic technology, health information technology, nutrition and food management/dietetic technology and radiation therapy. The library is located on the second floor of the C building. 




Hours of Operation
Monday – Thursday 8 a.m. – 10 p.m.
Friday 8 a.m. – 9 p.m.
Saturday 12 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Sunday 12 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Library is open 6 a.m. - 8 a.m. (Monday - Friday) for computer printing and photocopying.

Electronic Databases

  • EBSCOhost Research Databases. - Provides access to full-text, peer-reviewed journal articles and research in nursing and allied health. Please contact library for User ID and Password.
  • NewsBank - Web-based access to newspaper collections and other news and information resources.
  • Gale Databases
  • Nursing Database on Ovid - Provides access to full-text, peer-reviewed articles and 74 journals. Please contact library for User ID and Password.


The library has access to web-based periodicals as well as periodicals on open shelves.

E-Journals Service

*Contact Andrew Calo for User ID

E-Books Service

Computer Laboratory/Online Services

The library fosters judicious use of information technology, particularly as it relates to developing research skills that support evidence-based practice. The library provides access to computers for word processing, E-Racer assisted instruction, and NCLEX review. Additionally, the library provides online services (Boston Public Library, National Library of Medicine, Databases, Online Patron Access Catalog) to its students and alumni.

Online Patron Access Catalog

Web Resources

  • HighWire Press Service provides access to full-text articles. HighWire Press is the largest archive of free full-text science articles. As of 12/29/12, HighWire Press is assisting in the online publication of 2,127,016 free full-text articles and 6,981,018 total articles. There are 36 sites with free trial periods, and 51 completely free sites. 273 sites have free back issues, and 1,320 sites have pay per view.
  • The Internet Public Library provides resources in many subject areas such as health, law, social sciences among others as well as good access to newspaper collections.
  • MedlinePlus is a service of the United States National Library of Medicine and the National Institutes of Health. It provides current news on health topics, drugs, and supplements, definitions of medical words and videos.
  • PubMed Central (p.m.C) is the United States National Institutes of Health free full-text archive of biomedical and life sciences journal literature.

One-on-One Service

The one-on-one library service is an individualized program designed to help students address specific academic weaknesses by using appropriate information resources.

Circulation/Reserve Collections

Circulating books may be borrowed for a three-week period and may be renewed in person or over the telephone.

Print and non-print titles are placed on reserve by faculty and are to be used in the library.

Reference Services

Reference Services are not limited to only traditional sources such as books and periodicals. They are also accomplished by using online services and resource sharing with other institutions. The following link is a guide to APA style.

For further information, contact * or 617-322-3513

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