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How to find information for assignments in midwifery.


Hello and welcome to the Midwifery Library Guide.  In today’s world we have so much information at our fingertips, but it is becoming more difficult and time consuming to find the information we actually need quickly and efficiently.  The aim of this guide is to help you get started finding information for your Assignments or Research.  It brings together in one place, some of the most common and useful ECU Midwifery resources available from the library, including the tools that will help you to develop effective information finding skills. Use the tabs above to find books, Databases, Journals and other resources.

If you are new to ECU or are returning to study after a few years, the resources available under the 'Getting Started' tab will guide you through how to access and use library resources; it includes week by week material aimed at increasing your skills gradually over the semester.

Note: January 2018.  This guide is currently being updated.  Please watch this space.

Diane (Librarian, School of Nursing & Midwifery)

Core Texts

Physiology in Childbearing

Provides an introduction to human biology as it relates to pregnancy and childbirth.

Mayes' Midwifery (14th ed.) [e-version]

(Note the 15th edition is available in a print format)

Mayes' Midwifery (15th ed.).

Note: the 14th edition is available in an eformat.

Advanced Health Assessment of Women (3rd ed.). [e-version]

A comprehensive text for the assessment of women's health covering physical and psychosocial information clearly and concisely.

Communication Skills for Midwives [e-version]

This new skills book will help trainee and newly qualified midwives to face the various communication challenges they will encounter effectively and with confidence.

British Journal of Midwifery

Key Databases

Drug Information

Other useful Library Guides

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