Royal Free London Library Services


Electronic books

UCL staff and students

Link to electronic books through Explore. Off site access requires a UCL userid and password. More information on ebooks is available on the UCL Library Services website.

NHS staff

Access to ebooks for NHS staff is with an an NHS OpenAthens account, which gives access to a number of collections of ebooks:

  • Ebooks in the MyiLibrary collection are available via NICE Evidence (formerly NHS Evidence). 
  • Dawson books
  • Ovid Online - Books@Ovid: 48 biomedical and health related textbooks from publishers including Oxford University Press, Lippincott Williams and Wilkins and McGraw Hill.

Note: NHS staff may also access a number of collections via dedicated 'Explore Access points' in the library, including:

  • PsycBOOKS - Over 900 books published by the American Psychological Association