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   NHS Knowledge and Library Hub


A one-stop gateway to find journals, full text articles,
e-books, clinical decision support tools, NICE pathways and guidelines, and clinical databases.

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Log into your NHS OpenAthens account to access the full range of resources available to you.

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To look for physical books you can search our catalogue by clicking on the button below. 

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LKS Outreach Newsletter - Issue 10

25 January 2022

Issue 10 of our newsletter for all our Community, CCG and General Practice staff is now available on our Outreach page.

LibKey Nomad - a new, much easier way to access online journal articles

14 January 2022

LibKey Nomad is a browser extension that automatically provides instant links to full text content for articles subscribed to by your library (or open access alternatives) as you browse the Internet and come across literature.  In each case, Nomad finds the fastest and simplest path to journals articles across thousands of publisher websites. PubMed and Wikipedia search results are also enhanced. Nomad has al


12 January 2022

BrowZine is a smart, easy-to-use service which enables you to: Find and keep track of journals fr

Read all articles


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UpToDate is an evidence-based physician-authored clinical decision support resource which assists in making the right point-of-care decisions. NB: Only available to St Helens and Knowsley Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust employees.

BMJ Best Practice is a clinical decision support tool, uniquely structured around the patient consultation, with advice on symptom evaluation, tests to order and treatment approach. This resource is available to ALL NHS employees using their NHS OpenAthens login.


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Need a copy of journal article or want to borrow a book? Use the links below to send us your requests.


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NHS staff and students can access over 7,000 full-text electronic journals via BrowZine.

Please remember to login with your NHS OpenAthens account.  If you haven't got one yet, please click here to register.