This guide offers support using the best information sources for literature searching including books, journals and web resources
If you find a journal article citation with no direct link to full-text, try the following:
L5, L6 and L7 students can a journal article if full-text cannot be found from any of the above sources. Books can also be requested.
Using the right search terms is the key to effective searching and using a thesaurus can be very helpful. You can also get better results by using standard search techniques.
Cinahl is the best journal article database for most nursing and health related subjects. Search topic:
Medline is useful for finding articles about medical topics. Search topic: Infection control in the operating theatre
Nursing & Allied Health is one of several Proquest databases along with British Nursing Database and Psychology Database. They all look and work exactly the same. Search topic: The effect of smoking cessation on dietary habits