Nursing at Immaculata

Academic Resources

Library Research 

Visit the Immaculata library site for full-text articles online. Proquest is a database of full-text nursing journals. Other databases you may find useful are ERIC (any education topic), JSTOR (for your humanities courses), LexisNexus (legal or business topics), or Academic Abstracts (cross-disciplinary).   To access the databases online:

  • Go the library web page and select "Find an Article."
  • When prompted, enter your user name, firstinitiallastname (no spaces), and your password. (The default password is the last four numbers of your student ID number. E.g. A00123456)
  • If you have trouble logging in, call the Help Desk (during regular business hours) at 610-647-4400 ext. 1234.

  Also, you can use the libraries of the following colleges and universities, (including checking out books) with your Immaculata ID card:

  • Neumann College
  • Rosemont College
  • Holy Family College
  • Arcadia University
  • Chestnut Hill College
  • Cabrini College
  • Gwynedd-Mercy College

  The following public libraries can also be utilized:


Receiving articles by e-mail

You can have articles that are not available online in full text e-mailed to your Immaculata University account. To do this, on the library page, click "Interlibrary Loan" and click First-Time Users. You will be required to register. (You will need your student ID number and your Immaculata e-mail address.)   If you need additional assistance with accessing your Immaculata e-mail, visit the campus portal online help.  

APA format

Need help with APA format? Visit the American Physiological Association website or download the library's APA brief manual.