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Library subject guide for nursing, midwifery, health and social care


Library tours

Come and have a quick tour of Sighthill Library  - this week and next.  Prefer to look round yourself ? - take our  library audio tour using your phone.

New to Anatomy and Physiology, or need a refresher ? -   Try our Anatomy and Physiology Online database  - 20 interactive modules covering all body systems.

Keen to investigate basic nursing skills  ? - the Royal Marsden Manual of Clinical Nursing Procedures Online is your evidence-based  nursing procedure manual.

Welcome - Library guide for nursing, midwifery, health and social care

Students at Sighthill

Your clinical skills as a healthcare practitioner are grounded in evidence based practice. This LibGuide will direct you to the most useful search tools for finding research based literature/evidence and show you how to get the best out of these tools for your studies and professional practice.

Support with literature searching, reviewing and referencing 

  • Use this LibGuide
  • Pop into one of our weekly drop in sessions for SHSC students (see below).
  • See our training and events calendar for library training in specialist areas eg Endnote for reference management.
  • Contact your subject librarian  

Library & Academic Skills support - drop in sessions

This section will contain information about our Library Drop in Session dates  for Trimester 2. Come and get help with using reading lists, finding information, tracking down journal articles and books on your topics, referencing - or anything remotely connected with libraries.

If you need help with critical thinking and writing skills,  see the Academic Skills pages on MyNapier. The  team have fabulous online and Moodle resources to help you develop your skills at a time that suits you. They also offer on campus drop in sessions  and one to one bookable appointments to support you with your writing.


Subject Librarian - Health and Social Care

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Sheena Moffat
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0131 455 5317