Subject Guides include information on subject specific web resources, ebooks, ejournals and helpful classification numbers. Digital and Information Literacy Skills Sessions can be arranged for groups or individuals. If you would like additional help please use our booking form to arrange a session. 

Books in the main collection within the subject of Nursing can be located on the first floor of the library at the Carmarthen campus. It is important to search the library Catalogue to identify the collection and the call number of the required item. Some relevant call numbers for Nursing are listed below:

 

305.26  Ageing
 305.3  Gender related issues
 305.8   Diversity
361.32 Social Equality
 362.29  Substance Misuse
 362.4  Disability
 363.11  Occupational Health
 610.696  People Skills/Communication in Healthcare
 611/612  Anatomy and Physiology
 615.5  Complementary Therapies 
 616.83  Dementia

You can access e-books via the library Catalogue and the E-Book Collections.

The print journals for Nursing are located on the ground floor in the Carmarthen library.  Journals are arranged alphabetically according to their title.  Some relevant journals are listed below.  Many of our journals are also available electronically.

All Journals are for reference only.

 

Age and Ageing

Dementia: the international journal of social research and practice

European Review of Aging and Physical Activity

Journal of Aging and Health

Journal of Occupational Health Psychology

Journal of the American Medical Association

Journal of Ageing and Physical Activity

Occupational and Environmental Medicine

RoSPA Occupational Safety & Health Journal

Work, Environment and Health

A selection of full text e-journals as well as the indexes and abstracts are available via the library and learning resources. Many of our e-resources require you to login using your University IT account.

To search for full text e-journal articles by subject you can go to the library catalogue or go to the specific e-journal resources on the E-Journal collections. Some useful e-journal collections for Nursing are:

 

A selection of full-text journals, as well as the indexes and abstracts for others, are available via the Library and Learning Resource.

To search for full text e-journal articles by subject you can search specific e-resources or search the catalogue by subject. Some useful e-resources for Nursing are:

 

BioMed Central

BioMed Central is an independent, scientific publisher providing access to peer-reviewed, open access, world-wide research in biology and medicine journal.

Cochrane Library

Cochrane Library consists of a regularly updated collection of evidence-based medicine databases, including The Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews - evidence based systematic reviews prepared by the Cochrane Collaboration which provide high quality information to people providing and receiving care and those responsible for research, teaching, funding and administration at all levels.

Medline (with Full-Text)

Provides information from the fields of Medicine, Nursing, Dentistry, Veterinary medicine, Allied health and pre-clinical sciences.

PsycARTICLES

A database of full-text articles from 56 journals published by the American Psychological Association.

ScienceDirect

Scientific, technical and medical full-text journals.

SPORTDiscuss

Records of journal articles and books on sport, fitness, and related topics

The internet is a very useful tool for finding information and resources but it can be very difficult and time consuming to find relevant, up-to-date and accurate information and should be used with care.

Some websites you may find useful are:

Age UK

Age UK is the country's largest charity dedicated to helping everyone make the most of later life.  They provide support, companionship and advice for older people who need it most.

Alzheimer's Society

The Alzheimer's Society help anyone affected by dementia.  They provide information and practical and emotional support to help people live well with dementia.  They also campaign to improve public understanding of dementia and the impact it can have.

BioMed Central

BioMed Central is an independent, scientific publisher providing access to peer-reviewed, open access, world-wide research in biology and medicine journals.

BBC's health website

The BBCs Health Information web pages.

Cochrane Library

Cochrane Library consists of a regularly updated collection of evidence-based medicine databases, including The Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews - evidence based systematic reviews prepared by the Cochrane Collaboration which provide high quality information to people providing and receiving care and those responsible for research, teaching, funding and administration at all levels.

Department of Health

The Department of Healths section of the UK Governement site.

Euro Health Net - Healthy Aceing

Builds awareness of the steps required to make healthy ageing a reality.

Health and Safety Executive

 

LinkOut Journal List


Links to all full text nursing and medical journals available through the National Library of Medicine

MacMillan

Macmillan provides information and support on all issues relating to cancer.

Medline

Directory of Information from the National Library of Medicine

Medscape

Medscape is a part of WebMD Health Professional Network.  It offers specialists, primary care physicians, and other health professionals integrated medical information and educational tools.

National Institute on Aging

The NIA is dedicated to understanding the nature of aging, supporting the health and well being of older adults, and extending healthy, active years of life for more people.

Nursing Times

Is a leading trade publication for the nursing community in the UK. There are some useful free articles and content available.

Nursing and Midwifery Council

The nursing and midwifery council regulate nurses and midwives in England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland.  They set standards of education, training, conduct and performance sot htat nurses and midwives can deliver high quality healhcare throughout their careers.

Occupational and Environmental Medicine


Royal College of Nursing

The RCN represents nurses and nursing, promotes ecxcellence in practice, and shapes health policies.

Social Work Today

Social Work Today is an American bimonthly trade publication.  Its website offers nformation on elements of social work profession.  The majority of the content is not available.  However there are some interesting free articles.

UK Government - Department of Health

The Department of Health lead, shape and fund health and care in England.  It is a ministerial department supported by 29 agencies and public bodies.