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Research Services

Reference Questions

Have a quick reference question that needs answering? Submit your question online via the Ask a Question form or contact us today.

Literature Searches

We conduct comprehensive literature searches to support patient care, research projects, program or service development and more.  Place a request online via the Literature Search request form and we will conduct a search on your behalf and send the best articles directly to your inbox.

Research Consultation 

If you need one-to-one assistance with constructing a search strategy, writing a literature review or critically appraising the literature, you can book an individualised session with one of our experienced reference librarians. Place a request online via the Book a Librarian form and choose a time and date that suits you.

Literature Review Support

We can help you with selecting a topic, searching and analysing the literature, refining your search and writing the review. Place a request via the Book a Librarian form or see our help guide on Literature Review Writing.


Regular training sessions are available for NT Health staff that include:  PubMed, Finding Research for Postgraduate Study, Health Statistics and Evidence Based Practice. 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 NT Health Journal Clubs and can:

  • run a 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

Educator Support

We can assist you with developing a training or education package by:

  • undertaking a literature search for relevant articles and other information

  • assist with keeping your recommended reading lists up to date

  • providing permanent links direct to articles where available

  • training and support for finding and using images and videos that you can use without breaching copyright

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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