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UHBW Library and Information Services: Specialist Guides

Library website for UHBW

Specialist Guides

You asked for: Knowledge and library resources tailored specifically for you.

We have provided: A package of department and speciality specific library sites, so you can find the information you care about in one central hub.

If you are interested in your own speciality specific library pages, please get in touch at library@UHBW.nhs.uk, and we will consider your request.

For Nurses and Midwifes

These pages contain a plethora of clinical resources for use at the point of care. We have collated and summarised the key nursing journals from our major journal and ebook providers, signposted training popular amongst nursing and midwifery professionals and provided easy access to NHS staff wellbeing resources. This guide also contains useful information for international nurses.

For Apprentices

If you are one of our valuable UHBW apprentices, these library pages are for you. They contain resources for clinical and non-clinical apprentices, offer study skills training and support, and provide information regarding career progression once you reach the end of your placement.

Systematic Reviews and Grey Literature

“Grey Literature is a field in library and Information science that deals with the production, distribution, and access to multiple document types produced on all levels of government, academics, business, and organization in electronic and print formats not controlled by commercial publishing i.e. where publishing is not the primary activity of the producing body" http://www.greynet.org/home.html

Grey Literature is a term that refers to information either in print or electronic, that is not formally published in sources such as books or journal articles. This page will discuss official definitions, the importance of grey literature to systematic reviews, and where you can go to find it.