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Research Starter: RN to BSN

Research guide for RN to BSN students.


Welcome to Doane's library! This guide is designed to help you get started on your research.  Use the tabs on the left to find reference works, articles, books, and librarian-approved websites.  Please contact a librarian if you have any questions or want to set up an appointment to meet for more help.

Got Access?

All current students, faculty, and staff of Doane University have off-campus access to most of the databases and other electronic resources on the Perkins Library website. To access content off-campus you must go through the Perkins Library website or through content linked in Blackboard. Click on the link for the database or ebook of your choice and enter your Doane username and password.

If you have questions or encounter problems email (

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Chat with the library staff

We have a new chat service. Please look at the bottom of the screen for a chat button. You can chat with Doane's librarians during business hours. Outside of those hours, the chat button will become a convenient way to e-mail the librarians with your question.