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Health Sciences: Key resources

NMC Code for Nurses and Midwives

TRIP - Turning Research Into Practice

Cochrane Library Database - evidence-based systematic reviews of clinical research

Medline - search the key journals in Medicine

Literature Searching

Please also see our guide to Literature Searching.

Welcome to the Libguide for students of Nursing and Health Sciences

This page has links to the key resources which all Nursing and Health Sciences students should use to support their studies or their research. More in-depth resources can be found on each of the tabs above. Below is the Library's Quick Search to get you started.

A selection of Health Sciences & Nursing titles added to stock 28.08.19 - 29.01.20

Hover over the lower edge of the book cover, to see the title/author details and select to view in Library Search, then sign in to view availability and location of print texts and if available as an e-book, access full text.

CINAHL Plus - search the key journals in nursing & health sciences

  Cinahl Plus

For Off campus select Shibboleth login, then UK Higher Education group and then University of Dundee

NHS Scotland Knowledge Network

Free registration for students working or training in health or social care in Scotland.


It's a great resource for finding articles, evidence based resources and databases, especially useful when you're on NHS Scotland premises. 

Knowledge network: a brief tour

Get help

Need help using resources for Nursing and Health Sciences?

Call in to one of our libraries


Tel.: 01382 384087

Or chat with us via Ask the Library.

If you have any ideas for the development of this guide please email:

Cite Them Right - the University of Dundee's online referencing tool

Search Tips: How to find the information you need

This is a brilliant, clear, easy to follow guide from NHS Education for Scotland. Useful for everyone!