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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 in our libraries or those of our educational partners

    More information about locating and borrowing our books

  • Search by keyword(s) for e-books in our collection or those of our educational partners

    To search Shrewsbury and Telford Health Libraries e-books, an OpenAthens account is required. More information about downloading our e-books to mobile devices is available.

  • Search for journal articles in the CINAHL and Medline databases


    To search for articles via Shrewsbury and Telford Health Libraries, an NHS OpenAthens account is required. To do a more advanced search, use HDAS. More databases are available.

    More information about searching for articles using OmniSearch is available in our guide

  • Search over 4,000 continuously updated evidence summaries

    DynaMed Plus is available to SaTH staff and students. For off-site access, an NHS OpenAthens account is required. Mobile apps are also available.

  • Choose from NICE Evidence or TRIP Database


    NICE Evidence and TRIP Database both cover a range of evidence resources, such as clinical practice guidelines, systematic reviews, evidence synopses and much more. TRIP also searches some primary research resources such as evidence-based journal articles.

    Access to TRIP Pro is available on NHS PCs

    For more evidence resources, visit the Knowledge Navigator

  • Search the British National Formulary and BNF for Children

    For more medicines information resources, visit the Knowledge Navigator

    Download the BNF/BNFC app for Android | Apple

  • 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 information resources from any device. Visit the Knowledge Navigator to help you begin your search for knowledge.

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.

Don’t know where to begin?

Our Knowledge Navigator tool has guidance on searching for many different kinds of literature, from books and e-books, to randomised controlled trials, qualitative research, systematic reviews and much more.