The College of Nursing offers multiple undergraduate, graduate degrees, and doctoral degrees in Nursing, and Nursing Practice, and Anesthesia: Nursing Practice. 

Departments/programs/subject areas supported

Major areas of interest include: COPE, the Center for Global and Public Health, Office of Nursing Research and Evaluation, Nursing Education, Underserved populations, Health Assessment, and general practice nursing.

Resources Collected

NOTE: Electronic format is preferred for all Library holdings unless otherwise noted.

  • Academic Journals in electronic (Peer reviewed preferred)

  • Scholarly monographs in electronic and print format (academic and trade press preferred)

Resources and materials collected selectively or by request:

  • Audiovisual materials

  • Reference data, handbooks, dictionaries, and other material (electronic strongly preferred)

  • Textbooks, study guides, and supplementary material

Resources not collected:

  • Microform

  • Non-Villanova theses and dissertations

  • Conference proceedings (selectively)

  • Ephemera

  • Preprints

  • Government documents

  • Hardware and software manuals

  • Instructor’s materials

  • Juvenile works

  • Manuscripts

  • Pamphlets

Collaborations within the library

Nursing has strong connections with Biology regarding pharmacology and Anatomy and Physiology, and Engineering with the Biomedical Engineering.