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Research databases - what are they and how do I use them?

Learn key tips and techniques for using research databases at NMIT

Check out our four videos to get you started:

Databases - what are they and why should I use one? [1.56 min]

Databases - intro to topic searching [3.17 min]

Databases - refining your search by applying limiters [3.54 min]

Databases - advanced search techniques [4.41 min]

We also recommend checking out the "search tips" within a database.
For further assistance, don't hesitate to contact us to make a time for a one to one research session, face to face or by distance/online.

Note, you have access to a range of databases, some multi-subject e.g. ProQuest, Masterfile, some targeted, e.g. CINAHL for nursing.

Access our databases here