Books

Book Collection

The Library book stock aims to reflect the interests of all readers. You can browse or search the library online catalogue for books, eBooks, staff publications.

If we don’t hold a book you are interested in our stock, you can request it. Request a Book

The Library welcomes suggestions for new books to be purchased.  Please note that this recommendations may need to be put forward to the Library Committee for approval.

Borrowing: Most books can be borrowed by registered members. The loan period is 7, 14 and 28 days.

Renewing:  Books can be renewed either in person, by telephone or email, provided that they have not been reserved by another reader. There is a limit on number of renewals.

Reservations: To reserve a book currently on loan please ask at the library counter. 

* Please note in order to borrow books a refundable deposit of £20 is required if you are a nursing student or a fixed term staff on a contract of less than one year. Please ask library staff for more details.

Audio-Visual

The library audio-visual collection contains of videos, DVD and CD-ROM’s . DVDs and videos can be viewed in the library or  borrowed on an overnight loan basis.

Latest News

Library Discovery Tool

Check out our guide for a brief overview, how to access and use the Discovery tool. Trouble accessing or have questions?  Please contact us

BMJ Best Practice, clinical decision support tool is now available. Access it on the Trust intranet without password, access remotely with NHS OpenAthens, download the app to access on mobile devices anywhere. See the  user guide for details.

Access to DynaMed is available via Cerner EPR. Contact us for more details.

Latest Staff Publications lists:

WMUH

CWMH (can download only on the Trust computers)

Institutional Repository of Staff Publications

Latest Health Management Bulletin

Upcoming Events
Apr
8
Wed
2:30 pm Finding the Evidence: Introducti... @ eLearning Room
Finding the Evidence: Introducti... @ eLearning Room
Apr 8 @ 2:30 pm – 4:00 pm
This session will equip learners with the skills to formulate an effective database search strategy and to search for evidence using the NHS healthcare databases (HDAS).  The training is delivered using a mixture of facilitator presentation, live search demonstrations and
Apr
17
Fri
10:00 am Reflective Reading for Nurses & ... @ eLearning Room
Reflective Reading for Nurses & ... @ eLearning Room
Apr 17 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
This session is aimed at nurses and midwives undertaking NMC revalidation by providing attendees with 2.5 hours of valuable CPD! It will give nurses and midwives the opportunity to read, discuss and to critically reflect upon a published paper using a
Apr
24
Fri
2:00 pm Appraising Research Papers for B... @ eLearning Room
Appraising Research Papers for B... @ eLearning Room
Apr 24 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
This course is for Trust staff only. Not all published research is reliable! If you want to be confident reading and utilising published research you need to understand its content and be able to objectively assess its quality. Run as
May
7
Thu
2:00 pm Reflective Reading for Nurses & ... @ eLearning Room
Reflective Reading for Nurses & ... @ eLearning Room
May 7 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
This session is aimed at nurses and midwives undertaking NMC revalidation by providing attendees with 2.5 hours of valuable CPD! It will give nurses and midwives the opportunity to read, discuss and to critically reflect upon a published paper using a
May
11
Mon
2:30 pm Finding the Evidence: Introducti... @ eLearning Room
Finding the Evidence: Introducti... @ eLearning Room
May 11 @ 2:30 pm – 4:00 pm
This session will equip learners with the skills to formulate an effective database search strategy and to search for evidence using the NHS healthcare databases (HDAS).  The training is delivered using a mixture of facilitator presentation, live search demonstrations and
May
14
Thu
2:00 pm Appraising Research Papers for B... @ eLearning Room
Appraising Research Papers for B... @ eLearning Room
May 14 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
This course is for Trust staff only. Not all published research is reliable! If you want to be confident reading and utilising published research you need to understand its content and be able to objectively assess its quality. Run as
May
22
Fri
10:00 am Appraising Research for beginner... @ Library, Education Centre
Appraising Research for beginner... @ Library, Education Centre
May 22 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Learners are required to read a prescribed research paper in advance of attending the session. A copy of the Critical Appraisal Skills Programme (CASP) checklist will be supplied. No prior knowledge of critical appraisal or statistical concepts is required. The session
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