This assignment help is designed to assist you with your
For full assessment details, please see your course outline.
View the Student Engagement Unit's Academic Skills website for help planning your assignment and making sense of the assignment and instruction words.
To search effectively, it is important to first prepare a search strategy.
Start by identifying the concepts (main ideas) from your assignment topic, then consider alternative words for these concepts. Together, these will become your searchable keywords.
Combined search string with:
AND / OR / truncation * / phrases ("word + word")
nurs* (instead of nurse OR nurses OR nursing)
scheduling OR turnover OR "health care delivery" OR "staffing levels"OR "staffing models"
"patient wellbeing" OR "patient safe*" OR "patient outcome*" OR "failure to rescue"
"intensive care" OR "intensive care unit" OR ICU OR "critical care"
The Library Catalogue can be a useful starting point in locating information. It is like a search engine which searches across the Library’s collection of print and electronic books, DVDs, journals and theses, together with journal and newspaper articles from numerous databases.
Use the Library Catalogue:
Learn to use the Library Catalogue by working through the interactive tutorial. Click on the image below to start:
You also need to understand the requirements of your assignment. The Student Engagement Unit has created a suite of resources called Study Help that can help you understand different assignment types. Have a look at:
Need help referencing? Follow the roadmap!
How to find scholarly sources
How to save time searching databases
Study Help: Understanding Copyright