You can access NHS subscribed databases either via a single interface HDAS or via each individual database directly. You will need your NHS OpenAthens username / password to access these resources.
HDAS - Healthcare Databases Advanced Search
HDAS (healthcare databases advanced search) introduction (PDF, 254kb) - short leaflet providing a basic introduction to the key features of HDAS
Training Material and Help Guides from NICE - all HDAS help and guides can be found here
Information Skills for Health blog - for more help and news about HDAS see our blog
Ebsco Databases including Cinahl, Medline & Medline with fulltext
EbscoHost Research Databases Help - comprehensive help pages for Ebsco databases.
Ovid Databases including AMED & Embase
Ovid Help - index of help resources for using Ovid products
Ovid Search Builder / Pharmacovigilance Search builder Tool - this is a tool available on the Ovid native search interface which helps you to construct search strategies which include a wide range of filters or pre-determined terms.
Ovid Search Builder video - watch this video to see how you can use the search builder to build search strategies and get alerts.
ProQuest Databases including Medline & PsychInfo
ProQuest Videos - demonstrating how to search the databases
Training Support - range of training support materials
Training and information support
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