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Nurse Theorists & Nursing Theories: Callista Roy

An introduction to finding books, articles, videos, and Web sites about influential nurse theorists and their theories.

Callista Roy

Sister Callista Roy

1939 -

Roy Adaptation Model 



The following items are written by or about Roy.  They are only a sampling of the resources available to you about this theorist and her nursing theory.  Use IUCAT to look for additional materials.



Use the Databases tab in this LibGuide to look for more articles.  Search by the theorist's name or theory and once you have located some useful articles, look at Subject Terms or Keywords within the individual articles for more suggestions on search terms.  Some databases may have links near the article titled More like this or Find Similar Results that might be helpful to you.

Always look at the list of References; Works Cited; or the Bibliography found at the end of any particularly useful article for other books, articles, videos, etc., and then consult IUCAT or the databases to see if they might be available.

Additionally, don't forget that you can ask a librarian for assistance.  Contact information can be found on the front page of this guide.

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