Help and tutorials

The following step-by-step guides and tips will help ensure you make the most of your searches and effective use of our eResources. These include guidance on how to access our eBooks or eJournals, and how to conduct a literature search on our databases. Also included is a guide to critical appraisal.

How to make the most of our eResources

WorldCat Discovery is the library catalogue of the CSP’s eLibrary, Knowledge and Archive Services.

Watch this short video to find out how to access or request evidence to support your practice, research or studies via this platform:

Step-by-step guides on how to make the most of WorldCat Discovery

Basic search

Advanced search

Search history and search alerts & how to cite, share and save records

WorldCat Discovery A-Z List

Literature searching

This guide includes how to define your search as a question, provides tips on building a search strategy and limiting search results, and covers how to get the full text of articles:

Critical appraisal

This guide introduces you to study design, bias in studies, and key questions to consider when critically appraising a paper; with links to critical appraisal tools and checklists:

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