These papers, written from 1983-2009, are now available electronically.
Electronic Theses Online Service (ETh OS): In Jane, you enter keywords or the abstract from your thesis, and then Jane retreives results from MEDLINE (Pub Med) journals which are rated for similar content (and therefore potential publication interest).
There are many Midwifery/Birth specific journals that are not indexed in MEDLINE, so these will not be included in the results, but it is a good place to start getting an idea of which journals might be interested in your future article.
While its main audience is students in nursing and midwifery, clearly, students, instructors and researchers in many fields will find this a most useful volume for understanding and conducting a study using empirical and non-empirical literature as the data base.
A real strength of this book is its engaging and user-friendly style.
of Midwifery Master's Projects, they are useful to generate ideas and view topical citations.
To browse the papers and index, click on the SMS Senior Papers folder in our Supplementary Resources here: SMS Senior Papers & Index In the summer of 2012, the historical archives of the Seattle Midwifery School (SMS) were transferred to the University of Washington's (UW) Special Collections. Click here to view its finding aid (contents): Seattle Midwifery School (SMS) Finding Aid Visits to the SMS archives need to scheduled at least one full day in advance.The book provides step-by-step guidance on: - Identifying a research problem - Qualitative and quantitative research design - Literature searching - Ethical considerations - Analysis of secondary data - Writing your dissertation Through its discussion of non-empirical methods, the book also prepares students for future empirical research by providing examples of best practice in healthcare research.The book is essential reading for undergraduates and postgraduates who want to succeed in their nursing or midwifery research project.'This book distinguishes itself from the hundreds of books on qualitative and quantitative research with its focus on the literature review as a methodology.In summary, this up-to-date, comprehensive and engaging volume has accomplished what few other research texts have-it not only extends our understanding of the literature review methodology, it enables us to actually engage in this type of research' - Sharan B.Merriam, Professor Emeritus, The University of Georgia, USA and author of Qualitative Research: A Guide to Design and Implementation A great book to introduce research into the midwifery curriculum. A very clear book that explains step by step how to conduct a literature review.The best way to find them is to go to More Search Options, and type Bastyr in the School/Institution box.Global ETD Search: A free service for researchers to find electronic theses and dissertations, provided by the Networked Digital Library of Theses and Dissertations.You can make a request to do so at the UW Special Collections Reference Desk during their open hours, at 206-543-1929.Special Collections is located in the basement of the Allen Library at UW.Students in thier final year are expected to undertake a dissertation in the form of a literature review or research proposal. I found particularly weel explained the differences between qualitative and qualitative paradigms.Sudents at the former Seattle Midwifery School (SMS) wrote senior papers as part of their graduation requirements.