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Looking for books, videos, and other library resources? Start searching here!

The search box on the library homepage is the best place to start. Start your search with a few key words e.g. child health nursing. The more words you type in the box, the smaller your list of results will be.

Need help finding something? Stop by the Library Service Desk or click on the blue Ask Us button at the bottom right of this page to chat with library staff.

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Some Search Tips

  • Use quotation marks in your search to find a particular phrase e.g. "chest tube"
  • Use the search limits to make your results more manageable
    • To find videos, type in your search words. Once you have a list of search results, choose the limit "Resource Type" and select both "Audio Visual" and "Videos" from the list.
    • To find online books, select "Available Online" and under "Resource Type" choose "Books"
    • To find physical books, select "Physical Items" and under "Resource Type" choose "Books"

Located outside of Calgary?

MRU students can sign up for two free cards that allow you to borrow books from other libraries in Alberta. Visit the Library Service desk for details.

  • A COPPUL card allows you to borrow books from the libraries at MacEwan University, University of Alberta, and University of Lethbridge
  • A TAL card allows you to borrow books from most public, college and university libraries in Alberta.

Please note that there may be limits on what you can borrow with these cards - please check with each library for details.

APA Guides and Resources

The following APA resources will help you cite in-text, create a reference list, and format your paper.


You are welcome to contact Cari with questions at or by phone at 403-440-5068. You can also visit the library Service Desk on the main floor or use the Ask Us button at the bottom right of this page to chat online during Library open hours or email us after hours for assistance.

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Cari Merkley

Phone: 403.440.5068
Office: EL4423U