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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 the Healthcare Databases Advanced Search (HDAS).

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


Search over 10,000 continuously updated evidence summaries

This search form will only work on a SaTH PC. For off-site access (available to SaTH staff and students only) visit UpToDate and login with an NHS OpenAthens account.

BMJ Best Practice

Search continuously updated evidence summaries covering symptoms and conditions

No password is required when using a SaTH PC. For off-site access, either an NHS OpenAthens account or a personal account created while onsite is required.

For more information on access, visit our BMJ Best Practice page.


Choose from NICE Evidence, TRIP Database or the Cochrane Library

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

Access to the BNF is also available via the SaTH Intranet

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.

Coronavirus / COVID-19

Both of our libraries are open, though we may have limited staffing at times. When issuing or returning books, please use the self-service terminals.

Visit our COVID-19 page for useful information resources on the virus.

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