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Search Skills for Paramedics

Need help with searching? Browse our user guides and short training videos for guidance on getting started and advancing your search skills.

Get started with OneSearch

OneSearch is the library's search tool that allows you to search for books, ebooks, journal articles and other types of resources all together. You can find literature on any topic quickly and it's a great place to start researching for an assignment or dissertation. Our short video on how to use OneSearch will show you how to get started.

How to search in OneSearch (video opens in Panopto)

For help with other tools such as the library catalogue, ebooks or the A-Z journal finder please see our 'Getting Started' playlist.

Building a detailed search

OneSearch Advanced

OneSearch is a great tool for finding research but with so much available it can sometimes be hard to find exactly what you need. Advanced searching can really help focus your search. The techniques in this video can be used in all databases.

Health Database searching

Searching for health literature in CINAHL

This video demonstartes a complete advanced search using the CINAHL database. If you do not want to watch the whole video use the smart chapters to skip to the content you want.