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Library Information & Librarian Contact Information

Welcome to the Hondros College of Nursing Online Library!  
The library is available to you 24/7/365, so use it whenever you need it! If you NEED HELP or find a LINK that is NOT WORKING, contact your librarian! She's available 8:00-5:00, Monday through Friday, via email ( or by phone (513-644-6020 OR 855-906-8773, ext. 6020).  After hours and on the weekend, send an email to or library@hondros.eduemail is checked and responded to once in the evening and on the weekend. The librarian can also provide live help in a virtual classroom; give her a call to set this up. The web address for the virtual classroom is:

Quick Library Introduction

Library Orientation Video

Library Tab Descriptions & Links

The online library gives you access to many useful resources to help you become the nurse you dream to be.  It provides links and guidance to help you with technical issues, get started with your research, write a well-formatted APA paper, and much more. 

The blue tabs at the top of every page will help you find what you need; here's a description of each and what kind of information you can find on them. 

Quick Information

Looking for a nursing journal to catch up on the latest news and evidence based nursing practice?  

OVID provides access to the Nursing & Quality Core Journal Collection which includes full issues of the following nursing journals: AJIC: American Journal of Infection Control / AJN, American Journal of Nursing / American Journal of Critical Care / CIN: Computers, Informatics, Nursing (formerly Computers in Nursing (1983-2001) and CIN Plus (2001-2002)) / Clinical Nurse Specialist / Clinical Nursing Research / Critical Care Nurse / JAMA: Journal of the American Medical Association /  JONA: Journal of Nursing Administration / Journal for Nurses in Professional Development (formerly Journal for Nurses in Staff Development (1999-2012) and Journal of Nursing Staff Development (1995-1999)) / Journal of Infusion Nursing (formerly Journal of Intravenous Nursing (1996-2001)) / Journal of Nursing Care Quality / Journal of Wound, Ostomy & Continence Nursing / MCN, American Journal of Maternal Child Nursing / Nurse Educator / Nursing / Nursing Management / Nursing Research 

Click here to access OVID.  You will need to log in using this login information:          ID: hond999                Password: college

For step-by-step instructions for searching this database, click on the link below. 

Help with the library site 
Please contact the librarian at

Help with CAMS, Sakai, email, PaperCut, and other technical issues
Send an email to the IT group, Be as clear and specific as you can when describing your problem or issue so that they can better help you.  For additional information on specific types of help, click on the Tech Help tab.

Click on the link below for an APA paper template that you can use to write your paper; all you need to do is replace the information in it with your own!  Read the document for an explanation of APA formatting requirements.

It's tempting to use Google for research papers and projects. However, it is often inefficient and ineffective. Watch this video to see why library databases are so much better for research than this and other internet search engines.

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Your Librarian and How to Contact Her

Beth Smith's picture
Beth Smith
(513) 644-6020

Hondros Library Request for Library Resource Purchase/Addition Form

If you would like to suggest a database, eJournal, eBook, website or any other type of resource be added to the library, this link will provide the form for you to formally request its addition/purchase.  Please return the completed form to the Librarian -

Authorship & Date

Published: February 2014
Original Author: Beth Smith 

Major Revisions: May/June 2018
By: Beth Smith