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Libraries are located in each of the major hospitals in Wales and aim to provide a friendly, helpful and responsive high quality service to support patient care, education, continuing professional development, training and research.    Membership is open to local NHS Wales staff and also undergraduate medical, nursing and allied health students on clinical placement.

Each library provides an extensive range of services including:

  • Enquiry service
  • Information skills training both individually and in groups
  • Assistance with literature searching and systematic literature reviews
  • Advice on copyright
  • Book and journal collections both in print and electronically
  • Web based Voyager Library catalogue
  • Access to the NHS Wales e-Library for health via Athens login
  • Interlibrary document supply
  • Inter-site lending of books
  • Photocopying facilities
  • Networked PCs and printers
  • Terminals connected to Cardiff University for authorised users
  • Eduroam wi-fi service in ABMUHB and Cardiff and Vale UHB

All library services are underpinned by a commitment to excellent customer care as outlined in the pdfAWHILES libraries customer care policy (2013).

Please contact your local library for further information and how to join.

In addition to these local and national services, all training grade doctors and dentists are registered with a Cardiff University network account which allows access to the University eLibrary and databases via the University portal: http://portal.cardiff.ac.uk

February 2014 update on Cardiff University e-resources including news of UpToDate, BMJ case reports and eduroam wi-fi access pdfUpdate on Cardiff University Library Service e resources February 2014.pdf254.26 KB

Cardiff University and NHS Wales hospital libraries work together in the AWHILES partnership which underpins the health library service in NHS Wales.

For further information please contact Meg Gorman, Senior Health Librarian, Cardiff University Library Service and Wales Deanery Library Adviser (email: E-Mail Image ).



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