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Request a literature search

Literature search request form

RCN members can request a literature search and one of our expert searchers will carry this out for you. 

This service is not available for RCN student members, however we offer a range of online guides and training sessions student members can book on to. 

We will search resources relevant to your request and your list of references will be emailed to you within ten working days. We can only accept one search at a time. If you wish to request several searches please wait until you have received your results before submitting another request.

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Your literature search

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By submitting this form, you are giving the RCN permission to contact you about your literature search. 

You can control the information you receive from the RCN by updating your preferences at MyRCN.

The information you provide in this form will be stored by the RCN.

Protecting your privacy is very important to us. Please view our privacy policy to find out more about the information we collect and how it is used.

Help carrying out your own literature search

Our online guides and tutorials can help you carry out your own literature search. Many of our databases are also free for all members of the public to search.