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Nursing Research Guide: Encyclopedias & Dictionaries

This research guide features resources and strategies for finding information and conducting research related to Nursing.

Library of Congress Subject Headings

Library of Congress Subject Headings (LCSH) is the organizational scheme that Liberty University uses. It is compromized of major headings and subheadings.

  • Medicine is a major heading, R
    •   Nursing is the subclass RT
      • There are many subsections, including the following:
        • Types of nursing: pediatric, geriatric, etc.
        • By geographic location
        • By date

Encyclopedias

Handbooks

Dictionaries