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Athens accounts are the main method of accessing electronic resources in the NHS in England. Self-register for an account here: In the organisation name, type 'Papworth' rather than 'Royal Papworth' and the hospital will appear. After creating an account, an activation code will be sent to your email address. Please click the link and it will be authenticated. If the activation email does not appear in your inbox, please check your junk and spam folders.
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BMJ Best Practice is a point of care tool. It gives step-by-step guidance on diagnosis, prognosis, prevention and treatment. Access is via OpenAthens: 
Log in to your account and under the middle column 'All resources', it is the first item listed. Click the link and you will get to a login screen. Click 'Access through your institution'. In the search box, type 'NHS in England'. 
A five minute tutorial on how to use BMJ Best Practice can be found here: 
CORE-cover@2x.jpg Cambridge Core is the online platform from Cambridge University Press. We have a small selection of ebooks available to access using this platform. Access with your OpenAthens account: A short guide on how to access is available here
Clinical Key.jpg ClinicalKey is a search tool designed to provide answers to clinical questions. It includes journals, books, practice guidelines, patient education, drug information and MEDLINE citations and abstracts. Login with an OpenAthens account: A short guide on how to access is available here.
Cochrane library.jpg Cochrane Library is a collection of six databases including Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews (CDSR) which is the leading resource for systematic reviews in health care.
ebsco_www.jpg EBSCO is an online platform which provides a small number of ebooks in our collection. This short step-by-step guide explains how to access the titles using this platfrom.
Elms image.png ELMS Library Catalogue allows you to search for items held in our print collection, place a hold request for a print book and request journal articles.You can also renew your books here: ELMS. Our Elms user guide provides step-by-step instructions.
endnote-logo.png Endnote: A free online reference management software allows you to manage your references for your research and assignments. Register for an account here: A detailed user guide is also available here.
NICE1.jpg HDAS is the portal to search multiple databases such as EMBASE, Medline and CINAHL Index. Access is via OpenAthens. A step-by-step guide to advance searching with HDAS is available here. 1-1 training via video link (e.g. Microsoft Teams) is also available. Please email us to express interest.
Nice journals.jpg Journals can be searched for and accessed via NICE here: Login with an Athens account. A short guide on how to access is available here.
Journal TOCs.png JournalTOCs is a current awareness service that alerts you via email when new articles are published by your favourite journals. Register here: A short guide on how to access is available here.
Knowledgeshare.png KnowledgeShare is a current awareness service which provides high level evidence tailored to your interests. You can register for this service when you join the library or alternatively, you can self-register at this link: 

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Kortext is a simple to use ebook platform with a range of titles to choose from. Search in the 'collection' tab for the topic of your choice. Login with an Open Athens account: A guide for how to access ebooks on Kortext is available here.
Medical Masterclass.png Medical Masterclass offers valuable tools for tackling the challenge of passing the MRCP(UK) exam. Please email to request access
Pub Med.png PubMed comprises more than 28 million citations for biomedical literature from MEDLINE, life science journals, and online books. Free to search:
Renal drug database.png Renal Drug Database is a key source of prescribing information for clinical and medicines information pharmacists. Contact the library for the username and password.
Royal Marsden Manual.png The Royal Marsden Manual Online contains evidence-based clinical skills and procedures related to essential aspects of a patient's care. Access is via OpenAthens.
Trip.jpg TRIP database is a clinical search engine designed to allow users to quickly and easily find and use high-quality research evidence to support their practice and/or care.
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UpToDate is a searchable online information resource that synthesises the most recent healthcare information into verifiable, evidence-based recommendations. To access from within Royal Papworth Hospital click here. To access from outside the hospital site, login with an OpenAthens account: A short guide on how to access Uptodate and download articles is available here. A 30 minute tutorial on how to use UpToDate is available here.
External link to AccessAble a disabled Accessibility Guide for Royal Papworth Hospital NHS Foundation Trust providing accessible disability and wheelchair friendly information.

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