Useful guides

Using the online catalogue:

Registering for BaseDoc to order books and articles:

How to download e-books

Literature searching e-learning
Interactive and engaging, these new modules hosted on the e-learning for health platform are highly recommended. They provide clear explanations of the steps required for literature searching on healthcare databases. No password is required to access these modules, although registration is recommended if you would like a certificate to confirm that you have completed a module for CPD purposes.

Searching healthcare databases
The guides at the bottom of the page in the link below can help you to search the healthcare databases more effectively. Guides for basic and advanced searching are available.
Resources for advanced searching – Knowledge and Library Services

This page contains training guides on a number of different databases, including the Cochrane databases.

Study Guides

Current Awareness:  setting up table of content alerts

  • Contact the library for help on setting up RSS Table of Contents alerts for your favourite journals.
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