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Beginning this summer and throughout the fall semester, we are working to upgrade the research experience by making ongoing improvements to our Research Guides.
You may encounter changes in the look and feel of the Research Guides website along with structural changes to our existing guides. If you have any questions or concerns about this process please let us know.

Nursing Research Guide

FAU Libraries Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute subject guide for Nursing Research

Frequently Asked Questions


  • How do I reserve a study room? 
    The Collaborative Study Room in the HBOI Library can be reserved by calling the HBOI Librarian at 772.242.2486. Other use is on a first come, first served basis.  The Study Room holds a maximum of ten students.  
  • How do I renew a book? 
    You can renew online by logging into your library account. OR bring the book back to the library prior to the due date and you can renew the book for an additional 3-week period.  If a hold has been placed on this book by another patron, you will not be able to renew the book.  
  • I need help locating resources.  How do I schedule an appointment with a HBOI Librarian? 
    You can email  Pamela Alderman or call 772.242.2486
  • How much does it cost to print in the library? 
    Printing is currently free to HBOI Library patrons. A bookscan is also available to send documents to email or save to a USB drive.
  • What equipment is available in the library? 
    We have a scanner, copier and printers.  We also have a  VCR / DVD player in one of the study rooms.
  • How do I access materials that have been placed on reserve? 
    Many professors place books, articles or DVD's on reserve for a semester.  These materials often have a check out time limit ranging from 3 hours to 7 days.  Please see a librarian at the service desk.


Caring is the essence of nursing.

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Last updated on Mar 6, 2023 4:38 PM