Library Guides

The Library has produced a number of guides to help you naviagte your way through the Library's electronic resources, from registering for an NHS Athens account to searching healthcare databases: 

Athens registration

Athens registration
  • To access our electronic resources, you will need an OpenAthens username and password.
  • Important: you must register from an NHS PC with your Trust email.  You can register for an OpenAthens password here.  
  • Below is a guide that provides further information on how to register.

Registering for an NHS Athens account PDF PDF Doc

 

 

DynaMed

DynaMed

The below guide  will show you how to search DynaMed and find answers to your clinical questions.

Library Guide - Dynamed PDF 


 

HDAS

HDAS

The below video will show you how to conduct a literature search on the Healthcare Databases Advanced Search (HDAS), including Medline, Cinahl and Embase.

Database searching   PDF Icon

HDAS Videos Youtube
 

 

Internurse

Internurse

The below guide will show you how to find journal articles quickly and easily using Internurse - the UK's largest online archives of nursing journals.

Internurse Guide  PDF logo

 

NICE Evidence

NICE Evidence

The below guide will show you how to find freely accessible guidelines, reports, policy documents etc. using NICE Evidence Search   

Searching NICE EvidencePDF

Pubmed

Pubmed

The below guide will take you through the process of conducting a basic search and an advanced search on PubMed, and highlight some of it's main features such as creating a personal account to save search results 

Searching for articles on Pubmed PDF PDF