Leadership Knowledge Alerts 

The Library has produced a selection of bulletins which give details of books and journal articles available on specific topics of leadership: 


Being a Leader

Leading and Managing Change

Strategic Leadership


You can request any of the books listed in these bulletins and collect them from Preston or Chorley Library. You can also request any of the journal articles and we can email them to you free of charge. 




Print Books

The Library has a large collection of leadership books. You can borrow upto 10 books in total for 4 weeks at a time. 

Some of the most recent additions to stock are: 


myths of leadership     nurse leader     leadership and change     leadership     gopee leadership     essential leadership                                    


You can reserve books online if you join the library. 

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The Library also has a selection of eBooks on this topic, including the following titles:  


i of leadership     leadership contract     leadership job     leadership journey     leadership for dummies     learning leadership                 


You can access eBooks at work or at home with an NHS Athens account. 


You can search for more eBooks using the Library catalogue


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Leadership Databases

Emerald Insight



The Library has a large collection of electronic journals on leadership & management topics. Some of our most popular leadership journals are:


British Journal of Healthcare Management 

Harvard Business Review

Leadership and Organisational Development Journal 

Leadership in Health Services 

Strategy and leadership 


You can access eJournals at work or at home with an NHS Athens account


You can search for more leadership & management journals on the Journals A-Z search page. Login with your Athens account to see our full journal holdings. 


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Keep up-to-date 

The Library can help you keep up-to-date with the latest research in leadership in a few different ways:


1. Sign up to our Leadership Newsletter which scans our top healthcare management journals on a daily basis. The latest articles will be emailed to you.  

Library Newsletter's Form


2. Request a literature search on a specific area of leadership. Our Clinical Librarians will search healthcare databases such as MEDLINE and HMIC to find the latest research on your topic. Results will be sent to you via email.