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Midwifery: Articles/Databases

A selection of excellent Midwifery resources to help you with your studies.

Finding Journal Articles

There are three main ways to find the articles you need:

  • Search Ara Library databases for articles on your subject. (Use this method to find your own articles for an assignment).
  • Look for a particular article from a recommended reading list. (Use this method if you have a reading list with the details of an article, e.g. author, article/journal title). 

  • Use Google Scholar to find articles in Ara databases. (Use this method to find open access scholarly articles as well as articles in some Ara databases). 
    • Using Google Scholar to find articles in Ara databases [PDF] [Video] 

Midwifery Journals @ Ara Library

Recommended databases

Lippincott Procedures

For desktop computers, click on the logo above to access Lippincott Procedures. Use your Moodle / Ara network username and password if prompted.

Use these instruction to set up  on Apple, Android and Kindle Devices  - PDF

Access evidence-based content for nurses including diseases, diagnostic tests, treatments, signs and symptom s and nursing care plans. Written by nurses. 

Encyclopedias, Dictionaries, etc.

Google Scholar

Google Scholar Search


Google Scholar is a good alternative place to look for academic articles.