We offer online information resources, four libraries, and library staff who can provide you with help. Use this guide for an introduction to our resources and services. Discover how you can find information and get the most from RCN library and archive services.
This online resource explains the sections commonly used in research articles. Understanding how research articles are organised can make reading and evaluating them easier. View page
Medical Research Council, Chief Scientist Office and University of Glasgow: Understanding Health Research.
A tool designed to help people understand and review health research and to decide how dependable and relevant it is. The tool will guide you through a series of questions which will help you to evaluate a research article. View page
MyStudyBar is free assistive software to help learners with literacy-related difficulties including dyslexia. It can offer potential benefits to all learners. It includes mind mapping software, a text to audio reader and screen colour overlays. My StudyBar only works on Windows PCs. It is free to download and can be used from a USB stick. View page
Gribben M (2012) The study skills toolkit for students with dyslexia. London: SAGE.
Use the referencing guidelines from the organisation that you are writing for. If you are studying, use your university’s referencing guidelines. Each university and organisation uses a unique referencing style, even if it is based on Harvard.
Using the referencing tool on Library search
Anglia Ruskin University: Harvard referencing system