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Problem with NHS ATHENS?
2020: If you need to reset your ATHENS password or if you have any other ATHENS related query please email: firstname.lastname@example.org and they will be able to help you.
Referencing your work
Cite them right will help you to reference just about any source, and understand how to avoid plagiarism. Make sure you have logged into Unihub before accessing.
A very brief intro to Literature Searching
Handouts from literature searching sessions and to prepare for 3rd year
Understanding the originality report from Turnitin
Watch this video to get a better understanding of what the similarity score means from Turnitin and how to improve your referencing skills.
Ordering your journal article
The main purpose of a database such as Medline or CINAHL is to find references to good quality research evidence.
Sometimes you will be able to access the article online straight away. However sometimes you will need to order the article using our Inter Library Loans Service. Note* Due to the current Covid-19 crisis there is no charge for inter-library loan requests. Follow the link below for more details:
On-campus library services during Covid-19
To provide a safe environment, access to all services is by advance booking only:
Scroll down to find useful videos on how to search our databases.
Other useful resources
An excellent psychology database containing peer-reviewed literature devoted to behavioural sciences and mental health.
Cochrane (Open Access Resource)
The Cochrane Library is a collection of six databases that contain different types of high-quality, independent evidence to inform healthcare decision-making. It is the main resource for systematic reviews.
Literature searching for your extended essay
CINAHL: focusing on UK content
Searching for UK focused articles
Fantastic events from the Department of Mental Health, Social Work and Integrative Medicine!