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The pages listed below will guide you to carefully selected and recommended sources of information, whether subscription-based or freely available on the internet. 
Experienced library staff have selected these resources based on their editorial robustness, reliability and relevance for UK health and social care staff.  
If you would like to know more about how to evaluate and critically appriase the information you find on the internet please go to our Information Skills pages.

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NHS Athens

An NHS Athens account is the key to unlocking many high quality online resources.  Find out how to register and who to contact if you have a query.
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Books and journals

Links to library catalogues, e-book services and journal holdings. 
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Knowledge & Library Hub and Research Databases

NHS Knowledge and Library Hub has replaced HDAS (Healthcare Database Advanced Search). We will now be using Ebsco, Ovid and Proquest to search (native interfaces). 

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Clinical evidence summaries

Find the latest evidence fast in online reference tools designed to be used at the point of care.  Subscriptions include BMJ Best Practice, UpToDate and Royal Marsden Manual (subject to licence restrictions).
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Keep up to date / current awareness

Get advice on the best ways to keep up to date with the latest research in your field.

Plain square icon Cochrane Clinical Answers                   

     Cochrane Clinical Answers provide a readable, digestible, clinically focused entry point to rigorous research from Cochrane systematic reviews. They are designed to be actionable and to inform decision making at the point of care.

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Can we help? 

We know it is difficult to find time to carry out searches or keep up to date.  Library staff are experienced searchers and are able to perform searches for you. 
Alternatively we can provide training in information search skills to help you make better use of the resources in the time available.
Request a search or training.


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Page Last Updated: 31 March 2022