A growing range of ebooks are available for NHS staff.
A key resource is the full collection of all health related ebooks from Oxford University Press - including all the handbooks and Oxford Textbooks of.
Additional titles are gradually being added to eBook Central. OpenAthens login is required for this. This system supports the "borrowing" of titles for use on tablets and devices.
A collection under development is offered on Kortext (OpenAthens required). There are over a 100 titles selected for the NHS with more to follow.
The majority of ebooks listed on the Library Catalogue are not available without a King's College London username and password (k number).
Ebooks via Ebook Central
Over 150,000 books are available via Ebook Central Platform (OpenAthens required). You can read online, print, copy and download to devices. The titles are a mixture of frequently borrowed items, assorted handy bits and a wide range of materials across all subject areas. You can find the whole of Rook's Textbook of Dermatology, Brocklehurst's, texts on mentoring and Revalidation and the seminal How to read a paper. Do contact the library with suggestions for titles that would be particularly useful to have electronically.
For Health Information Week a collection of books on health and wellbeing topics was been created. You can find links to books on things like exercise, mindfulness and more from the PDF below
Ebooks from Oxford
You can access the full collection of Oxford University Press ebooks in health via Oxford Medicine Online. So every Oxford Handbook, Oxford Textbook, Emergencies in, Oxford Desk References whenever you need it. And online offers additional possibilities so books like Oxford Textbook of Medicine is updated on a regular basis and includes extra chapters, videos etc. You can download high quality images for your power point slides. Login free access is available via IP on GSTT and King's College London Library PCs, via the Kwiki ebooks page at KCH or via OpenAthens from anywhere.
To login via OpenAthens - go to OxfordMedicine.com select "Sign in" and then "Login with Athens/Access Management Federation". At this point you need to identify yourself as being part of "NHS England" by either typing into the list or selecting the option when offered if you have accessed the site before. You will then be prompted for your OpenAthens login.
Ebooks from Kortext
A growing collection of titles focussed on the needs of NHS staff is available on the Kortext platform (OpenAthens required).
Click on Collections to browse or search all the titles.
A pair of key texts in support of education are available electronically
Swanwick, T. Understanding Medical Education: evidence theory and practice. 2nd Ed. Wiley Blackwell: Chichester 2014.
Wood, D. & Cantillon, P. ABC of Learning and Teaching in Medicine. 2nd Ed. Wiley Blackwell: Chichester 2010.
Your NHS OpenAthens username and password is required.