Whether you're a new student starting your first assignment, further on in your studies, or starting a research project, this page will help you find and use the best information for your subject. You will also find resources to help develop your academic, study and digital skills.
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Key resources for Radiography students
- British Standards Online: Full text British Standards and corresponding European (EN) and International (ISO) standards.
- CINAHL: offers a systemised approach to searching for articles and research in the areas of health, nursing and midwifery
- Cochrane Library: a collection of resources that contain different types of high-quality, independent evidence, including a wide range of systematic reviews
- Health and Medicine – Proquest: provides access to a range of update to research for occupational therapists.
- Highwire Press: offers full text peer reviewed work covering biomedical, physical sciences.
- Medline [EBSCO]: Provides access to medical and life science articles and other research
- OVID Online: access to a range of information relating to health and medicine
- ScienceDirect: provides access to up to date health and medical developments to stimulate research and improve patient care.
Books and Journals
The first place you should look is your reading list – you will find a link to this in your Blackboard modules. It lists all the core texts for your subject as recommended by your lecturers. All our other books and journals can be found in Library Search.
TRIP: searches a variety of sources including evidence-based synopses, systematic reviews and medical images.
The official UK Statistics site - allows you to search the latest comprehensive range of official UK statistics and information about statistics.
Anatomy and Physiology
Acland's video atlas of human anatomy (5 volume set).
Visible Body: access to a visual collection of anatomy, psyhiology and pathology 3D visual reference materials.
These resources can help you gain further skills to assist in your future career.
LinkedIn Learning offers over 9,000 professionally produced online courses covering a wide range of technical, creative and professional skills.
Microsoft Office Specialist Certification Boost your CV with this globally recognised IT qualification.
APA 7th (Harvard) style is the main referencing style in use at the University. We've compiled an easy to follow list of guidebooks and examples to help you get to grips with complexities of referencing.
Newspapers are a valuable source of information. They provide insight into what interests and concerns people both now and in the past.
The Library provides some excellent newspaper sources that allow you to search simply and easily across many newspapers at once.
Dissertations and Theses
During the course of your studies, you may find that you need to search for dissertations or theses.
You can use Library Search to help you find them and there are a number of different ways to search, depending on what you want to find.
Book a one to one
If you’ve tried our eLearning and classroom sessions and need more help, you can request a one to one appointment for information finding, academic and writing or digital skills. Select your chosen time slot and book on through Advantage.
Book on a workshop
We offer a wide range of face-to-face skills training. If you need to improve your IT skills, learn how to find information for your assignments or improve your study skills this is a great place to start.
All workshops are bookable through Advantage by clicking on the workshop title. Where a session has no remaining spaces you can add yourself to the waiting list.
- Starts: 6 Dec 2022, 12:00 pmFinishes: 6 Dec 2022, 1:00 pmVenue: Frederick Road Campus, Allerton, A217Remaining places: 24A workshop session to think about the final checks to perform on your work.
- Starts: 7 Dec 2022, 5:00 pmFinishes: 7 Dec 2022, 6:00 pmRemaining places: 44This workshop will help you understand what plagiarism is and how to avoid it in your work. Please note: This workshop is online.
- Starts: 8 Dec 2022, 5:00 pmFinishes: 8 Dec 2022, 6:15 pmRemaining places: 33This workshop will help you understand what referencing is, why we need to do it, when it is needed in your work and advice on how to reference using the APA 7th (Harvard) style. This session does not cover OSCOLA, Chicago or MLA referencing styles. Please note: This workshop is online.
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- Starts: 9 Dec 2022, 12:00 pmFinishes: 9 Dec 2022, 1:30 pmRemaining places: 38In this workshop we will explore what journal articles are and why they are useful. We will learn how to find them, discuss how to read them and examine the parts that make an article up. This workshop includes advice on targeting your reading and using journal articles in your academic work.
- Starts: 23 Jan 2023, 12:00 pmFinishes: 23 Jan 2023, 1:00 pmRemaining places: 50This online workshop is a live demo of how Library Search works and showcases what it can do to help you find information.
This session is designed for UK and international students to help you prepare for finding information at Salford.
- Starts: 24 Jan 2023, 2:00 pmFinishes: 24 Jan 2023, 3:30 pmRemaining places: 24EndNote is referencing software which can be used to manage your information sources and create citations and reference lists automatically and correctly. It is particularly useful for students working on large projects such as dissertations and theses.
Please note: This workshop is online.