Resource Guide: Education

A
list of useful on-line resources to help you in your professional research and
educational needs

The
British Library
www.bl.uk

Web
site of the UK’s national library, which provides reading room, bibliographic, document
supply and information services. Includes an extensive and quick search engine
and its Health Care Information Service has a huge number of links to related
sites in the UK and worldwide for OH students.

British
Medical Journal
www.bmj.com

Site
contains the full text of all articles published since January 1994. A
comprehensive search facility available.

British
Occupational Health Research Foundation
www.bohrf.org.uk

Grant-awarding
body established in 1991 to contribute to the highest degree of physical and
mental wellbeing by raising and deploying funds for OH research. Current issues
include upper limb disorders, management of change and monitoring and auditing
of OH services.

English
National Board
www.enb.org.uk

Free
access to a database listing journal articles. A detailed site including
information about ENB-commissioned research, plus a search facility for its
healthcare literature abstracts database.

European
Union Occupational Safety and Health Research
http://se.osha.eu.int/

Foundation
of Nursing Studies
www.fons.org

Health
Education Board for Scotland
www.hebs.scot.nhs.uk

Includes
journal article listings relating to health education.

Health
Service Journal
www.hsj.co.uk

Archive
of abstract and full text articles from HSJ since April 1996.

Library
Service for Nurses in Wales
www.nursing-libraries.org.uk

Nursing
and Healthcare Resources on the Net
www.shef.ac.uk

Site
compiled by Rod Ward at Sheffield University, which attempts to find the
Internet resource to match your needs. Designed to help nurses and other
healthcare professionals link up with relevant Web resources. Includes links to
sites in the UK and the rest of the world. Particularly useful is the
information on UK universities and colleges offering health/nursing courses.
Impressive in its detail.

Occupational
and Environmental Medicine
www.occenvmed.com

Full
text of articles available on-line.

Royal
College of Nursing

194
Euston Road, London, NW1 2DG
Tel:020-7647 3610
rcn.library@rcn.org.uk

www.rcn.org.uk

RCN
site includes access to its library and information service. Database includes
references to books, journal articles since 1985 and videos. Also lists all
periodicals held by the library. Also provides valuable links to other relevant
sites.

Royal
Society of Medicine

1
Wimpole Street, London W19 0AE
Tel: 020-7290 2940
library@roysocmed.ac.uk

Site
includes a library catalogue and search facilities.

www.nursingnet.org

A
US site providing access to a number of on-line databses and sources of
information.

www.nursingtimes.net

Extremely
detailed site, offering excellent links to reference sites and medical and
academic journals.

Compiled
by Kate Rouy

This
listing is not exhaustive and the journal welcomes further additions from
readers as well as suggestions for further topics of interest to include in
this series

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