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Research Services

Quick Reference Questions

We provide assistance with Reference Questions and Literature Searches for patient care, work research projects and presentations. To place a request fill in either the Ask a Question or Literature Search request form.  If you need a quick search for patient care we can complete it within 24 hours.

Research Consultation 

If you would like help with doing your own research database searching for work or study purposes you can Book a Librarian.  We can help you through the search process.

Literature Review Support

We can help you with selecting a topic, searching and analysing the literature, refining your search and writing the review. See also our help guide on Literature Review Writing.

Search Strategies

Learn how to develop good search strategies that clearly identify the scope of your research, before you begin and keep in mind the quality and relevance of the research as you proceed.


Regular training sessions are available for NT Health staff that include: EndNote, PubMed, Finding the Research for Postgraduate Study, Health Statistics and Going Mobile. See our Training page for all our classes. These sessions can be requested by work groups and tailored to your needs at times outside those scheduled.

Journal Club Support

The Clinical Librarians are currently supporting a number of departmental Journal Clubs.
We can:

  • run critical appraisal introduction
  • help with initial set up
  • help with topic ideas for each meeting
  • find appropriate research articles for discussion
  • attend the meetings to support interpreting research results
  • create a webpage that links to presentations and articles

If you are interested in this type of support please email or

Education Package Support

We can undertake literature searches for research articles that Educators can use and include in their Education Packages. Ask Us how we can help you.

Who to Contact?

A'Mhara McKey - A/Manager, Training & Research Support, a' phone: (08) 8922 8664

Marg Purnell - Clinical & Research Librarian, phone: (08) 89226994

Mary Byrne - Clinical Librarian, phone: (08) 89227546

Josephine McGill - Health Services Regional Librarian, phone: (08) 89517966






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