NZNO Library

Researching a topic


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Research assistance

The NZNO library offers assistance to current NZNO members. We can provide books, journal articles, health and nursing publications, RCN & ICN documents, links to useful websites and references to other material.

To make a request use the NZNO Library Enquiry form on this page or email

When you make a request please tell us:

  • Your email address and contact phone number(s)
  • Your topic request
  • How the information will be used e.g. a presentation to staff
  • What information you already have
  • When you need the information by
  • Any other limits e.g. only New Zealand articles
  • Currency of material required e.g. only articles written within the last 5 years.

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Open access NZ health journals

The Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health (ANZJPH)

This journal is concerned with public health issues. The research reported includes formal epidemiological inquiries into the correlates and causes of diseases and health-related behaviour, analyses of public policy affecting health and disease, and detailed studies of the cultures and social structures within which health and illness exist.

Emergency Nurse New Zealand Journal

L.O.G.I.C: The official journal of the College of Primary Health Care Nurses, NZNO

Journal of Primary Health Care (JPHC)

  • Published quarterly: March, June, September and December
  • By CSIRO Publishing on behalf of The Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners (RNZCGP)
  • View the Journal of Primary Health Care

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Searching for a NZ thesis

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Tips for students

  • Consult your course text and supplementary course material
  • Search your institution's library catalogue and online databases such as Ebsco (CINAHL)
  • Approach the institution's library reference staff for training and guidance
  • Search online journals/databases on the NZNO website

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Useful resources

In their hospital library, members employed by a DHB can find up-to-date and reliable sources of information; relevant to their clinical, management, educational and research needs 

Organisations such as the Heart Foundation, Cancer Society, Diabetes NZ may also be able to provide you with information.

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NZNO Library Enquiry

  • Please fill in the relevant boxes to make your enquiry.

    If you don't have your NZNO membership number handy call 0800 28 38 48 and the team will be happy to help you.