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Medicine (HYMS): Introduction to searching for information

Welcome. These pages bring together key resources for HYMS. Use the tabs below to find books, ebooks, articles, journal titles and other resources.

Further help and guides

For more guides and tutorials see our Information  Skills pages where you can find links to our online tutorials and the skills taught in our Information Skills sessions

 

Don't just take our word for how important it is to familiarise yourself with the resources available to you:

"Log in and spend a few minutes exploring the resources available - I didn't discover them until 3 months into studies and I don't know how I did any work without them!"

- HYMS student 

Introduction to searching for information

Use the interactive guide below to help you with the different aspects of searching the literature.

    Research Question

Start with your research question

         
    Break your question down

Break your question down

   
     
  If not right...

If not right...

Start with your research question

 

All good searches start with a good research question.

Click on the different stages of the search journey to find out more.

 

 
  Select your database

Select your sources

 
    Select and evaluate

Select and evaluate

       
    Input your search

Input your search