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Literature searching and training

Our guides and tutorials can help you to get the most from searching our databases from home.
You can book a training session or request a literature search from the Library.

Digital drop in sessions

We are offering digital drop in training sessions on literature searching for RCN Members:

No need to book in advance, just join us online by clicking the link above! 

Drop ins are ideal to get advice from one of our specialist librarians about using our databases and resources.

We recommend logging onto our digital platform (Zoom) at least 30 mins before the session ends.

Training sessions delivered by Zoom

Do you need to learn how undertake a literature search for work or a course of study? Learn about literature searching from the comfort of your own home.

These one to one training sessions for RCN members are delivered by Zoom. They last for up to one hour and are tailored to your needs.

Popular video tutorials

Library search - overview

CINAHL - introduction

BNI - introduction

Request a literature search

RCN members and reps can request a literature search and one of our information professionals will carry this out for you. This service is not available for RCN student members, however the guides and training sessions detailed above are all open to student members.