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Welcome to the FSU Ort Library Nursing & Health Services Resource Guide! This online guide is developed specifically for those doing research in Nursing. Using the tabs above, you will find a recommended list of resources which encompasses electronic databases, e-journals and books and selected Internet resources. Be sure to scroll down on each page!

The guide lists only resources that deal primarily with nursing and health-related topics. 

Because nursing includes many disciplines such as biology, psychology, sociology, education, and business management you may need to consult resources in those fields also.

For more extensive research help, contact MaryJo Price at 301-687-4889.

Important Library Links

Explore the Library Tutorials tab of this guide for tutorials on how to use some of these features.

  • InterLibrary Loan
    Request articles and books that are not available at Ort Library or via Research Port. As a distance education student, ILL articles that are not available electronically can be mailed to you at no cost.
  • Borrowing & Circulation Policies

Access Databases Remotely

Library database access and other remote library services requires login off campus with your 14-digit number printed on front of your ID card.

If you don't have an FSU ID card ... You can also obtain your number from your PAWS account: Go to Self-Service, click on Student Center, and scroll down to Other Areas to obtain your library barcode information.

Access or Library Account Questions? Call the Ort Library Circulation Desk at


Nursing Program @ FSU

The RN to BSN Program is based on the American Association of Colleges of Nursing proposed Essentials of Baccalaureate Nursing Education. Students will come to the program with the strong liberal arts background required by Frostburg State University's General Education Program.

The RN to BSN curriculum is designed to increase the registered nurse's knowledge and skills in the areas of:

  • leadership
  • quality improvement
  • evidence-based nursing practice
  • nursing informatics
  • population-focused health promotion and disease prevention
  • interdisciplinary collaboration
  • professionalism

For additional information, contact:

Roxanne Weighley, Program Management Specialist




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