As a Health Sciences student, you are expected to find and use high quality literature. You'll need to use a range of different sources and demonstrate your ability to find good results in order to impress your tutors and to develop your research skills.
Books can be a great place to start your reading around a topic.
Medicine and Nursing books are located in the Y section on the first floor of the JB Morrell Library. Many books will also be available online as e-books. Look for the links in YorSearch, under the View It section of each book.
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If you're a member of the Royal College of Nursing (RCN) or the Royal College of Midwives (RCM), you also have access to their full range of online resources. Find out more with the links below.
All journal titles are listed on YorSearch, and can be found by searching the journal title.
If you don't have a specific title in mind, you can browse journals in your subject area on Browzine. Journals are organised by field of research, such as:
The Library provides free access to the Nursing Times website for students in the Department of Health Sciences. This includes access to the monthly magazine as well as additional articles, CPD content and careers information on the website.
To register for an account:
It's important that you keep up-to-date with changes in health policy and governance.
To start a more detailed search for articles and other research evidence, you'll need to use online databases. These are collections of resources that allow you to search for articles from hundreds of different journals at the same time.