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Research for Nursing (including Academic and Practice Enquiry (ACPE)): Welcome


This guide has been designed to help you make the most of the resources available from the Library to support you in finding research in Nursing including:

  • information about what the library can help with
  • tips on how to generate search terms
  • identifying where you can search for information
  • details about further support available with links to other relevant resources




Recommended Books

Take a look at your Reading List for Core and Wider Reading. Search by module name, module code or module tutor. 

What can the library help with?

We can help with

 Scoping a topic or question

 Advice on which databases to search

 Advice on keywords and keyword generation

Boolean searching and how individual databases work

Obtaining articles that don’t have a full text link


We can't help with:

 Framing your question

 Finding the articles for you

 Evaluating articles you have found

 Determining primary research from secondary

 Identifying what the study design is or what research methods have been used



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