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Online/Distance Learning Library Orientation: Welcome

This guide is intended for students enrolled in an online nursing program at PNW.

Library Distance Ed

Students enrolled in online degree programs at Purdue University Northwest have access to the library's collection of both print and electronic resources, which includes millions of records available on various subscription-based databases. Use this library guide to learn more about library resources and services.

About the Library

The library offers a wide range of online resources, including databases with various journals from which to choose articles and research studies.

To access your Library resources, please visit the homepage

Please consult your Library Liaison directly for research assistance.

If your Librarian is unavailable, please contact the Library's Reference desk at (219) 989-2676 or click on the CHAT WITH A LIBRARIAN link below to submit a question or see answers to frequently asked questions.

Library Hours

Library staff members are available to assist you during library hours

Welcome Students

Welcome online students to your Library Orientation LibGuide.  This LibGuide contains information that compliments the Readings section in the Library Orientation module.  You can go to a new page by selecting the tab from above.  The Assignments and Exercises portion of the module will also link you to the corresponding LibGuide page. Read each page carefully as the module assessment contains questions based on the provided information.

Library Homepage


The library homepage can be found at

The following highlights key links from the homepage that on-line students should become familiar with as these links, pages and features will assist you with using library resources and finding relevant information.

Library Home Page



Each LibGuide page contains an Exercise section to help you practice using library resources. While these exercises are not assessed, completing each exercise will help you with the assessment in the Library Orientation module on Blackboard. 

Library Liaison for Nursing Students & Faculty

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Marcia Keith
Student Union & Library Building: Rm 203-B
Subjects: Health, Nursing

My Hours

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Monday 11/27 OFF
Tuesday 11/28 8:00-8:00
Hammond Campus
Wednesday 11/29 8:00-5:00 Remote
Thursday 11/30 8:00-5:00 Remote
Friday 12/1 8:00-4:30
Hammond Campus
Saturday 12/2 CLOSED
Sunday 12/3 12:00-5:00 Remote
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Monday 12/4 8:00-5:00
Hammond Campus
Tuesday 12/5 8:00-8:00
Hammond Campus
Wednesday 12/6 8:00-5:00 Remote
Thursday 12/7 8:00-5:00 Remote
Friday 12/8 8:00-4:30
Hammond Campus
Saturday 12/9 CLOSED
Sunday 12/10 12:00-5:00 Remote


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