Thursday, January 28, 2016

Our website can help - Training Glossary

As you develop your information skills you may come across terms or phrases that you are unfamiliar with. You can use our training glossary page; it is an a-z of common phrases we use.

Monday, January 25, 2016

Thursday, January 21, 2016

Help Videos from Proquest

If you are an NHS user and use the Proquest database to search for journal articles and complete literature searches then help is at hand...
Proquest have created a series of videos to help you to get started. You can find the collection of videos on YouTube.

Our website can help - Researchers Online Reference

Whether you are planning your research project or starting your first dissertation check out our Researchers Online Reference collection. This is a collection of ebooks that can help you to plan and develop your research.

Wednesday, January 20, 2016

Support for Nursing Staff: Royal Marsden Manual Online

Our nursing staff at UHNM can access the Royal Marsden Manual online – either from your work-based computer or home computer. See the link on the Trust intranet or logon using your NHS Athens username / password via the link on the Healthcare Resources page on the Health Library website.

The Royal Marsden Manual online provides you with access to a wide range of evidence-base clinical guidelines and procedures to help manage and support patients.

You can register for an NHS Athens username / password online – see our Athens page for more help.

Disruption in the Library today

Books and shelving are being moved around the library today, in preparation for our refurbishment. Apologies for any noise and disruption this may cause. Please ask staff if you need help finding anything.

Tuesday, January 19, 2016

New ebook Drugs in Pregnancy & Lactation for NHS staff

You can now access "Drugs in Pregnancy & Lactation" via the Medicines Complete collection for NHS staff.

To access Medicines Complete go to the Healthcare Resources page and page down to the Medicines Complete link. Login with your NHS Athens username / password when prompted.

Monday, January 18, 2016

What's in the library? Pediatric Clinical Skills

Our paediatric collection starts at classmark RJ. You can find Goldbloom's Pediatric Clinical Skills at classmark RJ 50 G6.

Accessing the BNF / BNFc online

There are a number of ways that our users can access the BNF online.

Keele Users: using your Keele computer username / password

  • via Medicines Complete - see the Medical Databases page for access, click the Additional Databases section and look for the Medicines Complete link

NHS Users: using your NHS Athens username / password

  • via Medicines Complete - see the Healthcare Resources page for the link, page down to the Medicines Complete link and login

BNF App: this is only available to NHS Athens users

No login required:

Thursday, January 14, 2016

Our website can help - YouTube

We have our own channel on YouTube. Here you will find videos that tell you more about the Health Library and how to access our resources.

Tuesday, January 12, 2016

Complete Medicine Reference Resource: Medicines Complete

Have you tried one of our most popular resources? Medicines Complete gives you online access to a wide range of specialist drug reference ebooks, including:

  • BNF & BNFc
  • Handbook on Injectable Drugs
  • Herbal Medicines
  • Martindale: the complete drug reference
  • Stockley’s Drug Interactions
  • Kucers The Use of Antibiotics
  • And others

You can browse the individual titles or search across all publications.

Access Medicines Complete using either your Keele computer username / password or your NHS Athens username / password. The list of ebooks available to you will depend on the organisation you belong to.

Find a link to Medicines Complete from our Healthcare Resources page (NHS) or Medical Databases page (Keele).

Monday, January 11, 2016

What's in the library? Midwifery Practice

We have developed our midwifery collection to support miwives and midwifery students. Here is an example text: Midwifery Practice: critical illness, complications and emergencies case book by Raynor et al. This is also available as an ebook.

Friday, January 08, 2016

British Journal of Healthcare Assistants renewed

The British Journal of Healthcare Assistants has been renewed. This is available online to UHNM NHS staff via their NHS Athens username / password.

To access full-text articles from the journal you need to:

  1. Register for an openathens (NHS Athens) username / password - you can register online.
  2. Login to our NHS eJournals A-Z list
  3. Search of the journal title
  4. Click the link to go to the journal page

You can find more help here:

Thursday, January 07, 2016

Keele Library Latest: Video Library

Keele Library Latest: Video Library: The Library is pleased to announce that Keele students and staff can now access the Video Library. This online video ...

Empty Shelves?

Some of our very popular books are out on loan a lot – the shelf can look pretty empty. But don’t forget that for many of our popular titles we also purchase the ebook. For our most popular titles we have now included a shelfmark to remind you about the ebook.
Don't forget to look for the ebook

To access ebooks search for the title on the catalogue, then click the relevant link to log on and access the full-text.

Our website can help - Information for New Students

If you are in year 1 and started at Keele this year and haven't quite got to grips with the library, then check out our page for new students. It will give you a quick run down on how the library can help you.

Tuesday, January 05, 2016

Helping you to find books

We have added some subject heading shelfmarks to the book collection so that you can easily locate the subject you are looking for. Look out for the shelfmarks to help you to find the start of a subject area.
Shelfmark for nursing mentorship

If you struggle to find any particular section of the book collection then let us know and we can add another shelfmark to help you.

New Books for December 2015

Here is a selection of new titles added to the catalogue in December. Browse all the latest titles here or check out the “New Books” display in the library.

New books include:

New eBooks include:

Check the catalogue for the full collection.