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


     Our campus  libraries are open,  but with some changes in access and practices. Please see our Library Services and COVID-19 pages for the latest information.

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The weekly library Q & A support sessions for students are now finished. Email if you have a question.

Welcome - Library guide for the School of Health and Social Care (SHSC)

Students at Sighthill

Your clinical skills as a health and social care 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 & Searching Skills - Student Support Sessions

This section contains information about our online Library Support Session dates for SHSC students.  Get help with using reading lists, tracking down journal articles or books on your topics, or help with referencing

Support session dates are given below, no need to book. The Webex link for your chosen session is on the Library Training Calendar. Search the calendar by date or search it  for the phrase "SHSC Library" .

Click on the Webex link and join your chosen session. Please be patient when you join - we aim to answer as many questions as possible in the hour.



Need help with academic writing skills and critiquing ?

 Use the Academic Skills pages on My Napier. The team have fabulous online and Moodle resources to help you develop your writing skills at a time that suits you. They also offer bookable online Webex one to one sessions to help with academic writing.


Subject Librarian - Health and Social Care

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Maria King
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