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Midwifery

A guide to using your Library's resources for Midwifery coursework and research.

Database research skills introduction

These videos cover the basics of using databases for research. The examples are taken from Paramedicine and Midwifery. 
* Video 1: Where do I search for resources?
* Video 2: Create a research plan for Paramedicine and Midwifery
* Video 3: Keywords and search strategies for Paramedicine

Searching the databases

These videos cover the basics of searching four key AUT health databases:

  • CINAHL
  • Scopus
  • Medline
  • NEW!! video on using MeSH (Medical Subject headings) In Medline via Ebsco

These databases are excellent for researching topics in clinical practice and general health. Each video demonstrates a simple search and a more complex search. Search examples are drawn from Midwifery and Paramedicine.

Doing a literature review? Read our Systematic Reviews guide before beginning your database searches. 

Database research skills for postgraduates

These videos focus on: 

  • Identifying keywords and creating search strategies for your literature reviews
  • Keeping records of your database searches
  • Using database search alerts to stay current with new research in your field 

Doing a literature review? Read our Systematic Reviews guide before beginning your database searches. 

Writing your literature review

Advice on reading the research and writing a literature review: