My Resources - Access online databases, journals, books

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To use the online resources you will need an NHS OpenAthens ID and password.

To register for an NHS OpenAthens account please click here.

If you require any training or support to use these resources please go to the information skills section of our website.


Staff and students have access to over 5000 e-journals in a wide variety of clinical and management subjects.

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Request an Article

If we don't have the article you require we can usually obtain it from another library.

Please complete an articl​e request form.

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Browse the Heritage Cirqa catalogue for our full list of books and e-books. Log in with your Library PIN to reserve or renew books.

If the Library does not have the book you want, we will try to borrow it from another library for you.

Suggest New Stock

We welcome suggestions of resources that you would like to see in the library.

Please complete the online suggestion form.



NHS staff have access to a range of health care and management databases, including CINAHL, Clinical Knowledge Summaries, Health Management Information Consortium (HMIC) and Medline.

Focus Games

Make group training easy, enjoyable and effective with the Library and Knowledge Service’s range of board games. Our games get people talking, a great way to learn from each other and help improve patient safety.