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The Library Service holds a collection of e-books, spanning a breadth of different topic areas

To access these books you must have a Trust Athens account. If you don't have a log-in please register here.

To search for our ebooks please visit the website.


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Oxford Medicine e-books

CDDFT staff can now access a number of Oxford Medicine e-books - to access these please:

  • Click here and select 'sign in now'
  • Enter your Open Athen login details
  • You can currently access 136 books and 5,139 chapters

Support videos are available to help you use this resource or for further information please contact the library at Darlington or Durham.


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Kortext e-books

CDDFT staff can access a range of clinical, CPD, leadership, diversity and inclusion titles from the Kortext e-book collection.

Click here to access the Kortext e-book collection.

Download the user guide for instructions on how to login using your Open Athens account.

Watch this video to learn how to navigate around the Kortext e-book platform.

'As I was very, very nervous, I must have been the worst patient ever and they were brilliant with me and I can't thank them enough - could you please pass on my sincere thanks.'

Patient, Hysteroscopy Unit, Chester-le-Street Community Hospital