This list does not include individual e-journals. Please use the E-journals A to Z to search for e-journals by title.

Many resources require Keele usernames for off-campus access. Please see  our E-resources Access page for further information about this service.

Training and Information Support

For more help and training contact: Our team at the Health Library (CEC, Royal Stoke)  **  Our team at LERC (County, Stafford)  **  eResources Librarian

Evidence-based Resources

Reviews of the Evidence

*Cochrane Library (via Information Resources, NHS Evidence)
Database of systematic reviews and other evidence-based material aimed at informing healthcare research, teaching, funding, and administration

Evidence-based resources

Childbirth Connection


TRIP Database (Turning Evidence into Practice)

Key Databases

*CINAHL Plus with Full Text - EBSCO - (You will need your Keele log-in to access the EBSCO databases from off-campus)
CINAHL with Full Text is the world's most comprehensive source of full text for nursing & allied health journals

Very comprehensive collection of resources for health and medicine, mostly illustrate

Joanna Briggs Institute EBP Database 
This comprehensive database covers a wide range of medical, nursing, and health science specialties and includes a unique suite of information that’s been analysed, appraised, and prepared by expert reviewers

Maternity & Infant Care (Ovid)

*MEDLINE - EBSCO - (You will need your Keele log-in to access the EBSCO databases from off-campus)
Huge database of citations and abstracts (15.5 million records) drawn from more than 4,800 current biomedical journals

POPLINE: Find information relating to reproductive health worldwide

 *PsycINFO - EBSCO - (You will need your Keele log-in to access the EBSCO databases from off-campus)
Major database of abstracts drawn from the literature of psychology, 1872 to date. For a quick guide to get you started on PsycINFO click here

Virginia Henderson Global Nursing e-Repository

Web of Science - Includes the Arts and Humanities Citation Index, ISI Proceedings, Journal Citation Reports and 

Online Reference

Hardin.MD - Very comprehensive collection of resources for health and medicine, mostly illustrated.

Medicines Complete (Pharmaceutical Press)
Log in using your Keele username and password for off campus access to Medicines Complete here.

You will find the latest available edition of each of the following

  • BNF
  • BNF for children
  • Clarke's Analysis of Drugs & Poisons
  • Drug Administration via Enteral Feeding Tubes 
  • Injectable Drugs Guide
  • Martindale’s
  • Pharmaceutical Expedients
  • Stockley’s Drug Interactions

The Merck Index This resource was formerly available on Medicines Complete, but is currently available from the Royal Society of Chemistry's website.

Useful Websites

Nursing and Midwifery Council

The regulatory body that sets standards for UK nurses and midwives

Clinical Guidelines

NICE: Published Clinical Guidelines: click Published Clinical Guidelines (or whatever is relevant) and then browse the list by title

Printed Books and Ebooks

Printed books

Use the Library Search to search for individual titles held by the Library. Search by keyword, title, author/title.


Dawsonera: growing collection of ebooks for core reading list material.  You’ll find all titles from Dawsonera in Library Search

MyiLibrary:You’ll also find all titles from MyiLibrary in Library Search

EBSCO ebook collection: You’ll find some of the titles in Library Search.




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