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University at Buffalo Libraries

Sharon Murphy

Sharon Murphy

Reference Librarian &
Liaison to the School of Nursing

Health Sciences Library
102 D Abbott Hall, South Campus
(716) 829-5750

Office Hours:

HSL hours vary - call for an appt.; Wende 201, 10 - 12 Noon, Spring & Fall semesters; My Nursing Blog
is always available!


MLS, 1988, University at Buffalo, The State University of New York
BSN, 1978, University at Buffalo, The State University of New York

Distinguished Member of the Academy of Health Information Professionals, Medical Library Association, 2001- (Senior Member, 1996-2001, Associate Member, 1991-1996)


UB School of Nursing

Resources By Subject


Subject / Course Guides

Cultural Competence Resources

Medical, Nursing, and Psychological Tests and Research Instruments: selected resources

Evidence-based Healthcare Resources for Nurses


Nursing@HSL Blog

IRC Chat Screen Name

AIM: hslscm

Research / Service Area

Use of Facebook in Academic Health Sciences Libraries
Hendrix D.H., Chiarella D., Hasman L. Murphy S.C., and Zafron M.L. JMLA: Journal of the Medical Library Association. 2009 January; 97(1):44-47. doi 10.3163/1536-5050.97.1.008

Mapping the Literature of Transcultural Nursing
Murphy S.C. J Med Libr Assoc. 2006 April; 94(2 Suppl): E143–E151.
[Part of:

Mapping the literature of nursing: 1996–2000
Margaret (Peg) Allen, Susan Kaplan Jacobs, and June R. Levy
J Med Libr Assoc. 2006 April; 94(2): 206–220.]

Nursing Research Journals: An Annotated Guide, Part II
Murphy, S.C. Serials Review v. 27 no. 1 (2001) p. 26-44

Nursing Research Journals: A Discussion and Annotated Guide
Murphy, S.C. Serials Review v. 19 no. 2 (1993) p. 23-38

Important Sites & Resources for Nurses:

NAHRS 2012 Selected List of Nursing Journals (Nursing & Allied Health Resources Section/MLA)

Essential Nursing References (Interagency Council on Information Resources in Nursing)

Instructions to Authors in the Health Sciences

Nursing Theory Page

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