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E-journals and e-books

Use EBSCO’s Full Text Finder to search for an e-journal or e-book. Search by title, subject or ISSN/ISBN number. 

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Library catalogue

Information about physical items held within our Library collection, including books, journals, manuscripts, tracts and portrait holdings. 

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Medical databases

Medical databases to support your clinical decision-making and research: Medline, Embase, AMED, DH-Data. Links to additional databases ClinicalKey, The Cochrane Library and The King’s Fund Library Database are available below.

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About each database


The Allied and Complementary Medicine database covers literature relating to complementary or alternative medicine, palliative care and allied health disciplines.


Database of the UK Department of Health’s Library and Information Services. Contains publications relating to health services, and social care management and administration.


Comprehensive international bibliographic database of references to journal articles covering biomedical and pharmacological research.


Bibliographic database of references from the world’s leading journals on medical, healthcare, nursing, dental and veterinary topics.


A dynamic clinical resource designed to give fast clinically relevant answers from Elsevier’s vast medical and surgical collection of books, journals, videos and images.

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The Cochrane Library

A collection of databases providing evidence about the effects of healthcare, including the Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews. This service is available to UK residents through national funded licences. View access options.

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The King’s Fund Library Database

Freely accessible catalogue of references and publications covering health and social care management, policy, systems, services and leadership.

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Subject bibliographies

The Library regularly produces bibliographies of new additions to the catalogue, focusing on medical specialties and allied healthcare topics.

The bibliographies are free to collect from the Library enquiries desk. Alternatively complete our online form or email library@rsm.ac.uk to request a copy.

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Other Library resources and services

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Use the Library

The RSM is home to one of the largest and most up-to-date medical libraries in Europe — it is open to members 24/7.

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Document Delivery

Document delivery

Our document delivery service is an easy and convenient way to gain access to chapters from books, journals and articles held in the Library collection. 

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Literature searches

Use the skills and expertise of our librarians to carry out literature searches on your behalf, including biomedical and scientific databases. 

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