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Library OmniSearch

Select a tab to search your chosen resource type. Visit our guide for more information about OmniSearch.

  • Search by keyword(s) for print books held in our libraries

    More information about locating and borrowing books

  • Search by keyword(s) in our collection of over 20,000 e-books

    To search e-books, an OpenAthens account is required. More information about downloading e-books to mobile devices is available.

  • Search for journal articles in Medline, CINAHL and Health Business Elite databases
     Limit to scholarly (peer reviewed) journals only

    To search for articles, an OpenAthens account is required. To do a more advanced search, use HDAS. More databases are available.

  • Choose from NICE Evidence, TRIP or BNF/BNFc to search for evidence


    More evidence and drug information resources are available.

    SaTH staff and students can also search DynaMed Plus with an OpenAthens account. Mobile apps are also available.

  • Type a journal name and select your organisation to check what access you have to full-text

    To access NHS journals, an OpenAthens account is required. If the journal you need is not available, you can request articles using our Article Request service. If you only have an abbreviated title, you can check the full title in the NLM Catalogue

OpenAthens Accounts

An OpenAthens account is the means to access to a wide range of our online resources, such as e-journals, e-books, databases, and evidence resources.

OpenAthens accounts are free, and allow you to access resources from anywhere. They’re open to NHS staff and students on placement with NHS organisations. More information about getting an OpenAthens account.

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