Posts tagged ‘e-journals’

Problems with Proquest

NHS staff are currently unable to log in to Proquest.  This seems to be related to Proquest’s recent Athens upgrade. The problem has been logged but we currently do not know when it will be resolved.  We will update you when we have more details.  If you have any questions regarding accessing journals through Proquest please contact Karen John-Pierre, ( for help.


March 20, 2013 at 5:41 pm Leave a comment

Access to JAMA may be disrupted early hours of Friday morning

NHS Athens users please note that we have been informed that scheduled maintenance will be conducted by the providers of JAMA resources between the hours of 4-9am on Friday 25 January 2013.  As a result, this resource may not be available during this period. 


January 21, 2013 at 10:10 am Leave a comment

NHS can now access over 170 new health sciences electronic journals

Hospital and community staff now have trial access, until 31st March 2013 to 670 SAGE Journals, a collection of academic publications across a range of disciplines including over 170 Health Sciences titles.

What titles are included?

See for a full break- down of titles available by specialities including:

• Allied Health
• Cardiology
• Dentistry
• Emergency Medicine and Critical Care
• Endocrinology and Metabolismsage
• Geriatrics
• Neurology
• Nursing
• Nutrition
• Oncology
• Orthopaedics
• Otolaryngology
• Palliative Medicine
• Paediatrics
• Pharmacology and Toxicology
• Public Health
• Pulmonary and Respiratory Medicine
• Research Methods and Evaluation
• Surgery

How to do I access the collection?

Sign-in at via (Open) Athens. If you need an Athens password contact the library or visit to self-register for one.
Access is also available via the My Journals A-Z list of NHS journals service and outward bound links from the NHS database search results.

A few taster titles at a glance

British Journal of Pain
Clinical Rehabilitation
Diabetes and Vascular Disease
Journal of Hand Surgery (European volume)
Journal of Health Management
Journal of Infection Prevention
Journal of Intensive Care Medicine
Neurorehabilitation and Neural Repair
Palliative Medicine
Western Journal of Nursing Research

Can I access these titles via my mobile?

SAGE’s entire collection of online journal sites is now available in a mobile-optimized format designed for iPhone, Android or other smartphone. Login with your Athens password to gain access on your device.

What happens after the trial ends?

This is an NHS London-wide trial. Depending on the level of demand and usage across London, funds may be sort to maintain access.

How can I give feedback?

Your feedback on this content is valued in order for us to gauge the impact of these titles. Please send your comments to

For further details contact
Karen John-Pierre x 5433

January 9, 2013 at 11:29 am Leave a comment

PubMed links to NHS ejournals

PubMed now provides links to the  NHS national and regional  (London-wide) ejournal content, where available.

Search PubMed from this URL to link to NHS full-text content:

To access the ejournal content,  click on the link of an article and then on the London Health Libraries logo on the top right hand side.

January 26, 2010 at 10:14 am Leave a comment

Help for health managers

Traditionally healthcare library services may have a reputation as being all about the  clinical….

To dispel this myth the National Library for Health have procured nearly 500 electronic health management titles, available now with your NHS athens password through a collection called Health Business Elite from EbscoHost databases.


The NLH team have also recommissioned the King’s Fund  well respected ‘specialist library’ of online open access resources for the busy healthcare manager. (more…)

May 29, 2008 at 7:15 pm Leave a comment

Are you Athens authenticated?

Are you Athens authenticated?   If not you may be missing out… Athens passwords unlock the door to a huge number of NHS electronic resources that can help you in your work, studies or research.  The National Library for Health  offers access to over 1000 e-journals, e-books and 7 key databases. In addition London Health Libraries and St. George’s Library have “topped up” the  national resources to bring you even more resources. To use them you’ll need an NHS Athens Password to login from any computer with an internet connection. (more…)

May 24, 2008 at 5:15 pm 1 comment

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