Discovery Tool

WMUH Library Discovery Service

Limit Your Results

What is the Discovery Tool?
The ‘Discovery tool’ is a powerful means of accessing all the library information resources through a single search. You can find articles, books and other academic material, it is designed by a company called EBSCO, to provide access to the library’s information resources through a single search.

To access full text (where available) you need to login with your OpenAthens. If you don’t have open Athens you can still access as a guest (limited access).  You can register here for OpenAthens.

How does it work? The Discovery Tool searches all Library subscribed resources and the National core content and other resources in one go. It find items from the library catalogue, health care databases, the institutional repository and other free resources, it presents you with one result list of journal articles, conference papers, books, e-books and more.

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

Library 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:


CWMH (can download only on the Trust computers)

Institutional Repository of Staff Publications

Latest Health Management Bulletin

BBC News – Health

Over 2,500 deaths linked to virus in most recent week, but overall fatalities still higher than normal.
Why is lifting restrictions being described as a "dangerous moment"?
He spent four of his weeks in critical care strapped to a ventilator but now he is walking again.
More than 23,000 cancers could have gone undiagnosed during lockdown, Cancer Research UK says.
Millions in the UK will soon be asked to monitor who they have been near to combat coronavirus.

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