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Nursing & Midwifery

All of the resources you need for your subject. For help with literature searching and referencing please contact your Information Adviser team.

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Nursing & Midwifery Databases

Databases are specialist tools which you can use to find resources such as journal articles. The four listed below are the databases we recommend you start with but the library has many more. For help with searching these resources see the Search Skills page in this guide.


Research tool for all areas of nursing and allied health literature.How to search CINAHL (video) »


Produced by the National Library of Medicine (NLM) in the United States. Provides references to biomedical and life sciences journal articles dating back to 1946.


Index and summaries of peer-reviewed literature in behavioural science and mental health, from 1800s onwards. Do not limit to full text.How to search APA Psychinfo (video) »

Health & Medical Collection

Access to health, medical and nursing journals. This is a full text database.

Maternity & Infant Care

Abstracting and indexing database produced by The MIDIRS (Midwives Information and Resource Service), coverage from 1971. [3 user licence]How to search MIDIRS (video) »

All Health databases


The referencing style used by University of Brighton is Harvard Cite them Right. Log into the Cite them Right resource below for guidance on referencing and bibliographies. If you would like to use an online tool to help you build an online reference list we recommend using either EndNote or ZoteroBib software.

Books & Ebooks

The easiest way to search for books held in the library is to use the library catalogue. You can search by author, title or keyword. You can also use the library catalogue to place reservations on books.

The library also has thousands of nursing and midwifery ebooks which are available on and off campus. Most of these are included in the library catalogue and can also be found in OneSearch. For more information about finding and using ebooks please see our Help with using ebooks page.

Help with using ebooks

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