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Health Research Guide: Home

A guide to help you getting started with your research for Nursing and Health Sciences.

This guide will help you better understand how and where to find information for assignments, how to develop a search strategy and how to evaluate the resources you located. You can work through this LibGuide or use it as a resource to refer to when you don't quite know where to start on an assignment.

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The Library holds far more than books! Learn about the different resource types and how to utilise them to help you in your studies at CDU Library.

Learn about different source types and how to evaluate if they are the best sources to provide reliable evidence for your assignments.

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Learn how to develop a comprehensive search strategy based on your assignments, and how to search effectively to locate information.

Referencing is vital for academic integrity. Discover what referencing is, why referencing is important, what plagiarism is, and how to reference correctly

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Stuck and need some help but don't know where to start? Check here to see if your question has been asked before, and if not, ask your own!

Helpful Links

CDU Library

The CDU Library homepage is your one stop shop for almost everything you need to succeed in your studies. Hosting Library Search, links to relevant databases, study guides, help and library services, as well as general information and frequently asked questions, this page is a must bookmark for your study needs.

Study Skills

A site containing a comprehensive range of study skills information to help you understand academic expectations and become a more confident student. Developing academic writing, critical thinking, and the ability to read and understand academic texts, is vital if you wish to succeed as a student and scholar.

Language and Learning Support

The Language and Learning Services team is here to support your academic development at Charles Darwin University (CDU). A free and confidential service to help you build skills including understanding assignments and work standards; how to get the grades you want; and developing your academic writing abilities.

Writing as a Professional Nurse

Nursing requires a great deal of swift, accurate writing. this source will help you develop these skills. You have to fill out reports and charts correctly and completely and record interactions with doctors and patients fairly. You must always be prepared to defend the information you record.

Recorded Workshops

A great range of online workshops which have been recorded and archived for you to review! They cover essential academic skills and strategies for academic success; and the application of academic skills on specific assignments (check and see if your assignment is discussed)

CDU Student Homepage

Need some information or help about your time at CDU? Check out the current student's homepage, which has heaps of info about access to student services, how to find support and the services available and how you can explore your community and get involved!

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