This latest edition of Resources for Nursing Research provides a comprehensive bibliography of sources on nursing research and includes references for books, journal papers and Internet resources. This Fourth Edition covers the disciplines of nursing, health care, and the social sciences.

Literature Searching and Libraries

Literature searching and libraries


The purpose of this section is to highlight major health care or nursing library resources as well as materials which describe particular collections and the use of libraries in general. It is not an exhaustive list.


1.1.1 Akinsanya, J. (1984) Learning about nursing research. Nursing Times 80 (16) 59–61 Occasional Paper 10 References

Describes a small-scale survey of theses and dissertations in the Steinberg Collection at the Royal College of Nursing, London. The study, carried out by Diploma in Nursing students, aimed to show the range and scope of nursing literature in this collection.

1.1.2 Coffman, S. (1999) Nursing bites and bytes: the Virginia Henderson International Nursing Library. Australian Journal of Advanced Nursing 16 (3) 30

1.1.3 Dale, P. (ed.) (2000) Guide to ...

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