Archive for May, 2013

BMJ Case Reports now available to NHS Staff and University staff and students


BMJ Case reports is now available to NHS Staff and SGUL staff and student.

An award winning journal that delivers a focused, peer-reviewed collection of cases in all disciplines so that healthcare professionals, researchers and others can easily find clinically important information on common and rare conditions. This is the largest single collection of case reports online with more than 5000 articles from over 70 countries.

To access the journal search Case Reports on our Databases page or visit the website directly at

For offsite access click  use the ‘Login via  Athens or you home organisation’ option

St George’s Staff and students use Institutional login option
Select UK Access Management Federation for Location
Select St George’s University of London from the drop down list.
Log in with your Shibboleth username and password.

NHS Staff select login via Athens option
Log in with your NHS Athens username and password.

Authors If you wish to submit to an article to Case Reports please email for the Fellowship Code.


May 23, 2013 at 2:00 pm Leave a comment

Problems with BNF app

Some users may be experiencing issues using the BNF app at the moment. The NICE technical team are working on this as a high priority.

We apologise for the inconvenience caused.

May 23, 2013 at 12:07 pm Leave a comment

Accessing Ovid journals on the university network

Some NHS staff are experiencing problems accessing Ovid journals on the university network due to a change in how the library links to university online content via SFX and Shibboleth.

If you are experiencing this problem, log in via Athens to the NHS A-Z E-Journals list to locate your journal, as many Ovid journals are also listed here.  If the Ovid journal you require is not listed on the NHS A-Z, then please email

May 16, 2013 at 2:00 pm Leave a comment

Pop Up Library Tuesday 21st May


Tuesday  21st May

12-2pm Ingredients Restaurant
Lanesborough Wing

Our drop in lunch time surgeries are designed to save you time by bringing our Library Services to you. Please come along to one of our events to join the Library or to ask us any questions you may have about finding or accessing evidence based information.

If you have any questions regarding this event please contact Karen John-Pierre (

May 13, 2013 at 3:35 pm Leave a comment

Search Tool for Orthopaedics


OrthoEvidence ( is a search tool that focuses specifically on presenting high-quality evidence from within the field of orthopaedics.  Visit the website to see latest evidence published in a range of orthopaedic related journals.  Once you have registered with the site (free to join) you will have access to the full text of any reports featured on the site.

The website is designed to save the clinician time by

  • searching for randomized controlled trials and meta-analyses in over 60 orthopaedic journals each month,
  • critically appraising each included article,
  • creating a unique summary report (Advanced Clinical Evidence Report) which highlights the important take-home information.

This new resource is now also listed on our Evidence Based Resources page, click on the link to browse more resources available to help you find the best evidence.

May 13, 2013 at 12:35 pm Leave a comment

Measles outbreak resources from BMJ Best Practice and BMJ Learning

St George's Library blog


Following the recent outbreak of Measles in the UK, you may want to find out more about the disease.  One way of finding up to date information and evidence regarding the treatment and prevention of the disease is by logging on to BMJ Best Practice.

To login offsite:
NHS Staff should use their NHS Athens username and password
University Staff and students should use their institutional (Shibboleth) username and password.
(BMJ Best Practice mobile app is also available to University staff and students click here for further details.)

Below is the Best Practice summary of the disease, covering treatment and prevention details to help keep you up to date. If you want to read more on this please click here.

Best Practice Measles summary

Measles is an epidemic disease prevalent worldwide whose incidence has been curtailed markedly in countries where immunisation is widespread. It is characterised by cough, coryza…

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May 10, 2013 at 3:00 pm Leave a comment

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