Getting Started etutorials

At the Health Library we have a varied array of facilities, services and resources for you to use. To help you get started we've created a range of tutorials to help you to learn all about them. So whether you want to know how to take out a book or search a sophisticated database why not have a go.

Our etutorials include presentations, interactive elements, multi-media content and mobile-friendly learning opportunities.


  • Access Keele eResources - learn what username / password you need to access Keele databases and ejournals off-campus; includes examples
  • Register with NHS Athens - learn how to register for an NHS Athens username / password and so access NHS databases and ejournals



  • Using a book - learn how to easily get the information you need from books and what information you will need to reference them
  • Using eBooks - why not try out some of our ebooks? Learn how to find them and all about reading ebooks online


  • Using Cinahl - get an introduction to our main nursing database
  • HDAS help - HDAS has been upgraded, check our help page for links to NICE support resources

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