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Nursing, Midwifery, Allied Health and Sport

For help with literature searching, referencing, Refworks or if you are a member of academic staff and require help with Reading Lists Online book a tutorial with one of our academic librarians: Iain, Julie or Nicola.

We can offer support via email, or Microsoft Teams or face-to-face appointments on campus (please check the directions section to see if face-to-face is available for your chosen time). Please indicate on the form what type of appointment you would prefer. You will still need to book a time via the link below. Please indicate on the form what type of appointment you would like.

Free download of Microsoft Teams is available to Teesside University students from or Login with your Teesside University email address.

Before booking a tutorial, or to help you prepare for a tutorial, you may find it helpful to look at the online support materials available:

1. How to use references - this guide covers how to get started with Harvard referencing at Teesside, includes examples and help sheets to refer back to and has an online tutorial with activities for you to work through at your own pace.

2. RefWorks - this is an online tool which allows you to create and manage your references and export them into Teesside University Harvard style. This guide shows you how to create an account and has a workbook with lots of activities for you to work through.

3. Structured searching for health students (using CINAHL and other databases)  - this guide includes information on planning a structured search in CINAHL or MEDLINE, using Boolean operators, advanced search techniques and PICO. There is a workbook, written guides and videos.  Guidance on using SCOPUS, Maternity and Infant Care, PubMed and Cochrane Library is also available via the 'Further Support' tab.

Book an appointment with a health librarian at:

For help with academic writing please book a tutorial with Sue or Yvonne - our Learning Advisors