The library website has a lot of useful information and resources, but it can be overwhelming. This page gathers resources that are particularly useful for you in your first year of study.
Help is available when you have questions. Contact the Neil John Maclean Health Sciences Library at 204-789-3342, or email the liaison librarian for Nursing, Christine Neilson.
There are several libraries on campus, and you are free to use any of them that you like - just be sure to check the open hours before you go, because they may vary by library.
Search for books using the search box on the Library's home page.
Electronic books are available when you log in with your UMNetID. While COVID-19 measures are in place, you can request physical items for pick up at one of the library's pick-up lockers. See our instructions for how to request items for pick-up.
Databases to Try:
You need to log in to resources that the university has a subscription for, using your UMNetID. If your UMNet login doesn't work try the following:
We all need a little help sometimes. Here are a few options for gettting help:
The following resources may help you as you work on your writing assignments:
If you do not understand the instructions you have been given for your assignment, you should always ask your instructor for clarification.
Writing tutors are available at The Academic Learning Centre to give you advice on how to improve your writing. The Centre also offers workshops on how to improve your time management skills, taking good notes and studying effectively, and how to prepare for tests and exams.