Empowering international nursing students to become effective library users

Aoife Murray, Hugh Preston

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This article summarises the research conducted for a dissertation which addressed the needs of students and academic staff of the Bachelor of Nursing International programme at St. Angela's College, Ireland. Aoife Murray completed an MSc Econ Information and Library Studies in 2015 from Aberystwyth University via distance learning. She gained a distinction for her work and has co-written the article with Hugh Preston, her dissertation supervisor. Aoife highlights the recommendations she made as a result of her research and the programme put in place to deliver those recommendations. She also reports on some early evaluations of the new programme.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)239-243
Number of pages10
JournalHealth Information and Libraries Journal
Issue number3
Early online date09 Aug 2016
Publication statusPublished - Sept 2016


  • dissertations
  • education
  • information literacy
  • libraries academic
  • library services
  • nursing


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