Posts Tagged ‘ebooks’

New nursing ebooks

April 27, 2016

We have just added to our extensive collection of nursing ebooks. Titles include:

Enabling learning in nursing and midwifery practice
A manual of oral and maxillofacial surgery for nurses
Atlas of comparative diagnostic and experimental hematology
Cardiac arrhythmia management
Caring for children with special healthcare needs and their families
Case studies in gerontological nursing for the advanced practice nurse
Comprehensive care coordination for chronically ill adults
Design, evaluation, and translation of nursing interventions
Diabetes education
Enabling learning in nursing and midwifery practice
Essential midwifery practice
Essentials for occupational health nursing
Evidence-based nursing care for stroke and neurovascular conditions
Haematology nursing
Initial management of acute medical patients
Lower extremity wounds
Manual of perioperative care
Monitoring the critically ill patient
Orthopaedic and trauma nursing
Supporting a physiologic approach to pregnancy and birth
Supportive care and midwifery
The advanced practice registered nurse as a prescriber
The care home handbook

All ebooks are accessible through  your OpenAthens login.  Any questions speak with a member of staff.

New Ebooks

April 19, 2016

 We have recently acquired a large selection of Ebooks. Titles include: Beginning Reflective Practice; Coaching and Mentoring At Work; Cardiology; Clinical Anaesthesia; Clinical Medicine; Endocrinology; Essential Obstetrics & Gynaecology; Gastroenterology & Hepatology; General Surgery; Haematology & Immunology; Immunology; Medical Statistics Made Easy; and many more.

See the full list here.



How to suggest an eBook

August 11, 2015

Want to suggest an eBook for the library’s collection?  Here’s how:

  • go to and login with your OpenAthens account
  • select Dawson Books or Ebook Library (EBL) from the list of resources
  • search the eBooks on both platforms
  • when you have found an eBook that you think would be useful to you and other UHSM staff or students follow the process (depending on the platform you are on) to suggest a title for purchase
  • the library team will receive your suggestion automatically
  • your suggestion will be either approved or declined but either way we will contact you and let you know
  • once approved you will be contacted and will be able to access the eBook within 24 hours

If you experience any difficulties with the above, contact the library directly to make your eBook suggestion at

New additions to e-book collection

January 21, 2015

We have recently added the following titles to our e-book collection. All titles can be accessed with your NHS OpenAthens login.

Neurology and neurosurgery illustrated
Illustrated textbook of paediatrics
The situational judgement test at a glance
Gynaecology by ten teachers, 19th Edition
Obstetrics by ten teachers, 19th Edition
Overcoming your workplace stress: A CBT-based Self-help Guide
Principles and practice of anesthesia for thoracic surgery
ABC of breast diseases
Crash course neurology
Textbook of non-medical prescribing

The entire e-book collection can be viewed through our library catalogue

4,000 e-books now available

July 10, 2014

4,000 e-books have been added to the Academy Library catalogue. To access the catalogue, click here.

The e-books are provided by Springer who are giving all NHS employees free full-text access until October 2014. The collection is available in the Trust without the need to login. Outside the Trust, just click on sign in, select NHS as the institution and then enter your Athens userame and password.

If you haven’t yet registered for an Athens, click here.

Please contact the UHSM Academy Library if you require any assistance.


Access to 40,000 + e-books

May 23, 2014
As part of the project, Springer are also giving all NHS employees free full-text access to over 40,000 e-books until October 2014.
To access the collection:
1.  Click here and choose *Sign up/Log in* from the menu bar at the top right of the page

2. Choose Institutional/Athens login*

3. From the dropdown list under *Log in via Athens* choose *NHS*  then *Proceed to Athens*.
If you haven’t yet registered for an Athens, click here.
Please contact the UHSM Academy Library if you require any assistance.


New Ebooks coming soon

April 12, 2013

The e-books available to you are soon to be extended to include:

  • Core Topics in Cardiac Anaesthesia
  • Postgraduate Haematology
  • Post-Operative Complications
  • Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
  • Hand Surgery
  • Paediatric Intensive Care
  • Core Topics in Critical Care Medicine
  • Practical Diabetes Care
  • Multicultural Handbook of Food, Nutrition and Dietetics
  • The Science and Practice of Stuttering Treatment
  • Care of the Critically Ill Surgical Patient
  • Community Palliative Care
  • Competencies for Advanced Nursing Practice
  • Role Emerging Occupational Therapy
  • Practical Guide to Mechanical Ventilation
  • Best Practice in Midwifery
  • Learning in the Workplace
  • Essence of a Manager
  • Becoming a Trustworthy Leader

and many more. These should be available to access via OpenAthens by the end of April. Please keep an eye on our webpage for updates.

Oxford Handbooks Online 

April 12, 2013

You can access a large selection of Oxford Handbooks and Specialty Handbooks from the library website via your NHS England Athens log in. Go to to access the collection, or click on the Oxfordonline link from your My Athens page. You will need to choose NHS England as your institution, and then log on with your Athens as normal.

Accessing Science Direct and Wiley journals from the Academy library

February 12, 2013
To access Science Direct journals from our catalogue choose the NHS England Login link at the top right hand side of the page.
If you don’t see the NHS England link then click the Athens/Other Institution login link, choose OpenAthens Federation (Eduserve)
from the drop down menu and click on the NHS England link from the list.
For Wiley journals click on Institutional login on the top right hand corner. In the Institution Name field type in Wythenshawe Hospital or South Manchester and click the selection from the drop down menu. This will then direct you to the Athens login page where you will login as normal. If you have any questions please ask a member of staff.


Oxford Specialist Handbooks ebooks added to library catalogue

September 24, 2012

We are pleased to announce that we have added over sixty Oxford Specialist Handbooks to our ebook collection.  Titles include Addiction Medicine, Fetal Cardiology, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Surgical Oncology and many more. Simply go to the UHSM Academy Library ebooks collection from our webpage.  You will need your Athens login to access the collection. Speak to a member of staff for more information.

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