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 and select Choose Databases to choose from the available databases. These include:
CINAHL Plus with Full-Text - this is the primary database for nursing literature
Medline with Full-Text - medical database
Psychology and Behavioral Sciences Collection
SocINDEX WITH Full-Text - covers sociology and related disciplines
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: