Clinical Key

Search Clinical Key for clinical answers - full-text articles, topic summaries and ebooks. Available to UHNM staff only.


Getting Started with Clinical Key - get all the help you need in one place; presentation of videos and articles to help you to start using Clinical Key

Clinical Key YouTube Channel - range of short videos demonstrating some of the key features of Clinical Key

Clinical Key Videos from the Health Library - here are some short videos explaining the key features of Clinical Key and how to use them

Online guides

Clinical Key Introduction (258 KB) - leaflet from the library giving you a basic introduction to Clinical Key.

How to... items posted on our Information Skills blog:

Clinical Key app

  1. Go to your app store and search for Clinical Key
  2. Download the Clinical Key app from Elsevier
  3. Install and open the app
  4. Select the Global edition
  5. Select Clinical Key
  6. Choose the OpenAthens login option
  7. Sign-in with your UHNM OpenAthens details
  8. Start searching!


Elsevier are delivering a range of webinars based on various aspects of Clinical Key. You can book to attend live or check out the recording at a later date.

Clinical Key Webinar Series 2019 - check for live or recorded webinars