If you're searching for up-to-date journal articles for your coursework there are several databases provided by the Institute Library in Guernsey. Access the EBSCOhost platform (login and password can be obtained by contacting library staff) and select Choose Databases to choose from the available databases. These include:
CINAHL Ultimate - this is the primary database for nursing literature
Medline Complete - medical database
Psychology and Behavioral Sciences Collection
Education Source - education database
Helpsheets and worksheets for literature searching.
Critical appraisal is the process of evaluating and interpreting evidence by systematically considering its validity, results and relevance. The following resources should provide a useful introduction to this process: