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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.

For a full list of our ebooks, please see our reading list under Related Publications, or visit the website.


We also have access to a number of Oxford Medicine e-books - to access these please:

  • Click here and on the left hand side of the page click 'Sign in via your Institution'.
  • Filter the list by typing NHS England into the search box and then click on NHS England.
  • Sign in with your Athens.
  • Click on 'Browse all titles in your subscription', then choose a book of your choice.

You can also browse chapters by Specialty, Career Stage and Series. At the centre of the home page a new article is also added each month, with a topical focus, written by an expert.

If someone is currently using the book and there isn't more than one copy, you will need to access it later.

For further information please contact the library staff at Darlington or Durham.

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