Literature searching and training
Online drop in help
We are offering online drop in training sessions for members on using our library resources, such as eBooks and databases:
No need to book in advance, join us on Zoom by clicking the link above.
Training sessions delivered via Zoom
Do you need to find research articles for coursework? Are you looking for evidence to support clinical practice? Learn about using our databases from wherever you are.
We offer individual training sessions for members, which last for up to one hour and are tailored to your needs.
Know How to… group workshops online
From using databases, to making better use of our online resources. We have a range of member only workshops that can support you whether you are studying or need information for self-development or work.
Explore our range of sessions and book on to a Know How to today.
Library search - overview
CINAHL - introduction
BNI - introduction
How to undertake a literature search
Carrying out a literature search may seem daunting.
Use our interactive guide to take you through your search one step at a time.
It includes a glossary and links to additional information and resources.
RCN members and reps can request a literature search and one of our information professionals will carry this out for you. This service is not available for RCN student members, however the guides and training sessions detailed above are all open to student members.