Wednesday, June 25, 2014

Keele Library Latest: Keele Research Repository and Catalogue Plus

Keele Library Latest: Keele Research Repository and Catalogue Plus: This morning we launched another new feature in Catalogue Plus. Anything you put into the search box now searches across Keele's Researc...

Athens maintenance 1st & 3rd July 2014

Athens services are scheduled for maintenance 1st July 2014 and 3rd July 2014 between 07:00 am and 09:00 am UK time.
This will mainly affect admin functions but may also impact on the user self-registration services.

Monday, June 23, 2014

Keele Library Latest: Dawson e-books - access restored

Keele Library Latest: Dawson e-books - access restored: Access to our Dawsonera e-books seems to have restored after the problems they've been having. Please let us know if you notice any prob...

Saturday, June 21, 2014

Friday, June 13, 2014

Keele Library Latest: Campus Library summer opening times

Keele Library Latest: Campus Library summer opening times: Friday 13th June is the end of the spring semester, so the Campus Library is now moving over to summer vacation opening times. The building ...

Monday, June 09, 2014

Diabetes Awareness Week June 8th – 14th June

By 2035 it is estimated that the number of people living with diabetes will rise to 535 million. Over the last two years it has led to the deaths of between 1.5 and 5.1 million people world-wide. Diabetes UK is the UK’s leading diabetes charity and aims to care for, connect with and campaign on behalf of all people affected by and at risk of diabetes; reaching people with diabetes in local communities across the UK.  This year Diabetes Awareness Week falls between the 8th and 14th June. The theme is ‘i Can’. Diabetes UK are seeking stories from individuals living with diabetes. In doing so the goal is to raise awareness of the disease among the population of the UK in order to prevent its increase. 

For further information please see:

For anyone interested in diabetes and the management of diabetes, the Health Library offers numerous resources related to the subject. In the lists below you’ll find various books that are available in our collection and a number of periodicals. To locate these items simply go to our online catalogue or ask at the counter.

- Handbook of diabetes / Rudy Bilous, Richard Donnelly, 2010, 4th edition.

- Oxford textbook of endocrinology and diabetes / edited by John A.H. Wass and Paul M. Stewart, 2011, 2nd edition.

- Care of people with diabetes: a manual of nursing practice / Trisha Dunning, 2014,  4th edition.

- Practical diabetes, Chichester: John Wiley. [Available as a print journal 2011: vol. 28(5) -]

- Diabetes care, Alexandria: American Diabetes Association [Available as a print journal 1989: vol. 12 -; and as a Keele an NHS accessible e-journal]

- Diabetes, Alexandria: American Diabetes Association [Available as a print journal 1989-2012; and ongoing as a Keele an NHS accessible e-journal]


Thursday, June 05, 2014

Access to Map of Medicine has changed

From 30 May 2014 Map of Medicine's direct access has closed.

You can access Map of Medicine within the North, Midlands and East region of England. You will need either your NHS Smartcard or your NHS Athens username and password.

Map of Medicine provides access to a wide range of evidence-based pathways, including local care pathways where available.

There is public access to national pathways via NHS Choices Map of Medicine Healthguides.

New Oxford Handbooks Online

The Oxford Handbooks ebook collection has been updated to include new titles - Oxford handbook of:
  • Children’s and Young People’s Nursing
  • Clinical Skills in Adult Nursing
  • Epidemiology for Clinicians
  • Gastrointestinal Nursing
  • Medical Statistics
  • Midwifery (updated version)
  • Pain Management
eBooks can be accessed at any time and there are no fines. You can find more help on how to access ebooks via our Using eBooks etutorial or watch our video below:

Wednesday, June 04, 2014

New Books for May 2014

You can browse all the latest titles added to the catalogue in the past month. Here is a selection of new titles.

New books include:

New eBooks include:

Check the catalogue for the full collection.

Our etutorial Find a Book on the Catalogue can help you to find books in the Health Library.

Monday, June 02, 2014

Springer eBook Collection available to NHS users

As a part of the NHS pilot arranged by Jisc Collections, Springer is giving all NHS employees, and entitled personnel, free access to Springer´s medical and health content at until the 31st of October 2014.