You'll need articles to include in your assignments, research and reflective practice. The links below will help you to identify and find articles.

Finding Articles

What is an article? - learn how to recognise and find academic articles

Find articles for a project - learn the steps you need to follow to find articles for your projects

Find an article from a reference - learn how to find the full-text of an article when you have a reference

Evaluate search results - our etutorials can help you to develop your evaluation and critical appraisal skills so that you can select the most appropriate articles

Literature searching

When searching for articles all based on the same topic, this is often referred to as "literature searching". That is carrying out a systematic search of all the literature to find articles on a given topic. For more help on planning a literature search see:

Literature searching - this section will help you to develop a search strategy to find your articles.

Critical appraisal

When you have found the right articles, you'll need to ensure that they are of good quality, have valid results and are applicable to your topic. This is called critically appraising your article. for more help on critical appraisal see this section:

Critical appraisal - this section provides a range of tools that will help you to critically appraise articles