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Your NHS OpenAthens account is the key to accessing a wealth of electronic resources. Self-register and start using them today!

  • over 3500 e-journals
  • over 2500 e-books
  • 8 databases
  • BMJ Case Reports & BMJ Learning
  • UpToDate

and much more! Login and see all the resources available.


Print and e-journals - Links to over 3500 full-text e-journals and details of print holdings. NB: You must log in with your NHS OpenAthens username to see all the journals available to you.


Your OpenAthens account allows you to access over 2500 e-books from 4 providers.  Use our Quick guide to e-books and find out what's available and how to access them. 


A list of the databases available through the Newcomb Library as well as databases freely accessible via the internet


Recent research demonstrated that hospitals using UpToDate (clinical decision-making tool) report shorter hospital stays, lower mortality rates and improved quality of care.  You can access UpToDate via the Quicklinks on the Intranet and via OpenAthens.

MedHand International

The Newcomb Library has a number of licences for the MedHand app that enables doctors to have a mobile medical library on their phones. This app is for Homerton doctors only. Click here for setup instructions for the MedHand app. 

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