There are literally thousands of journal articles available to
you from e-journals and e-resources when you use your NHS
OpenAthens account. All of the articles are from respected and peer
reviewed publications, so you can rely on the information they
If you do not have an OpenAthens account, you can set one up
very easily. Go to our OpenAthens section to find out more.
Once you have your Athens log in details, the best place to see
what's available is via Browse Journals - Browzine
which enables you to search for a specific journal.
The NHS currently has in place an agreement with the Copyright
Licensing Agency. The agreement sets out the extent and nature of
copying that is permissible. Full information about the NHS
agreement and links to guidance are available at the CLA website.
Additional e-journal collections
Articles: full-text version not available
Although our e-Resources provide a lot of full-text content,
they are indexes too. This means that they provide information
about published articles, without providing the article itself.
This might seem strange, but it is informing you about resources
that have been published, which you can then request using
our Inter Library Loans request form.
Important: Copyright law prevents us from
supplying you with more than two articles from the same issue of
any journal. Please consider this when you are requesting
You can also request books that are not available in the CDDFT
libraries. Please go to the Books & e-Books or the Forms page
for more information.
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