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Mary Hitchcock
Ebling Library for the health sciences

COVID-19 & Library Services

The Health Sciences Learning Center (HSLC), including Ebling Library will reopen for individuals with badge access on August 10. Library staff will be available Monday through Friday, 12pm (Noon) to 4pm provided limited services. Additional infomration is located on Ebling Library's homepage for COVID-19 services.

Reference assistance can be obtained remotely by contacting Nursing Librarian, Mary Hitchcock, or sending your questions to the Ask A Librarian email.

Working as a Nurse

ALERT!  Attempts to Dismantle Wisconsin Nursing Workforce Survey

One June 7, 2023, the Wisconsin State Assembly approved AB 204 that included an amendment which changed the LPN and RN workforce surveys to voluntary and pay $400 to participate. WNA is opposed to AB 204 because it stops the collection of valuable information about Wisconsin’s nursing workforce which impacts the ability to address the concerns that are identified in the report.

How can Ebling Library help you?

Whether a UW-Madison nursing student, staff, faculty, or preceptor, there are many ways the library and its staff can assist you and your research needs. Some of our services are:

We encourage you to contact the liaison to answer any question you have concerning library resources, searching tips and tricks, course assistance, or any other need you may have.

APA 6th Cheat Sheet

APA 7th Formatting--College of St. Scholastic

NOTE: PubMed, CINAHL, (and other EBSCOHost databases like PsycINFO) can also show how an article can be cited in APA 6th. Click on the article and then look to the right and you should see multiple options; one is "Cite". It will list the correct citation format for APA, AMA, and others.

In PubMed look for "Cite" and change the drop down menu to APA.

Next Generation NCLEX practice tests

Take practice Next Generation NCLEX-RN tests online

Access: This resource is licensed by BadgerLink/Department of Public Instruction for use by all Wisconsin residents. Users must create a username and password to access tests. UW-Madison users must first create an account WHILE on campus. Only then can you use the resource off-campus.

Download BrowZine for e-journals

UW NetID login required after downloading software.  Apple, Android, and Kindle readers supported.  Not all nursing journals are included.