Information Skills

Online Resources

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The Library and Knowledge Service provides access to a wide range of online resources and access to thousands of online journals. To help you make the most out of them we offer group or one-to-one training sessions in person or virtual, tailored to meet your needs.

Training can cover:

  • How to create and use an Open Athens account
  • Using the Library and Knowledge Service Website to access resources such as Knowledge Alerts, NHS Knowledge and Library Hub and lots more
  • Finding and accessing online journal articles
  • UpToDate
  • BMJ Best Practice

To arrange a training session please complete our online training request form.

Please remember to let us know when and where you would like the training to take place, whether it is for yourself or a group and if there are any particular resources you would like us to cover.


​Guides and other resources

Guide to creating, using, and managing your NHS OpenAthens Account (pdf)

UpToDate Anywhere tip sheet (pdf)

Guide to the Knowledge Pages (pdf)

Subscribing to Alerts and Bulletins (pdf)

How do I obtain the full text of a journal article? (pdf)

Evaluating web resources (pdf)

How do I enable library links in Google Scholar (pdf)