Royal Free London Library Services



A wide range of electronic resources are available.

UCL staff and students should access electronic resources via the Library Services website (UCL userid and password required for offsite access). An A-Z listing of available databases, and a list biomedicine and health databases is available. Please see the Databases FAQs page for more information on finding and accessing UCL subscribed databases.

NHS staff members have access to a large number of online resources on-site and remotely via an NHS OpenAthens account. Any NHS staff member may register for an NHS OpenAthens account using the registration form available at https://openathens.nice.org.uk. The online resources are accessible through NICE Evidence Search www.evidence.nhs.uk.

Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust staff members also have access to the following electronic resources with an NHS OpenAthens account:

*Apps for Apple and Android devices are available for UpToDate, BMJ Best Practice and ClinicalKey. 

In addition, NHS staff with a valid library card can also access UCL Library Services' electronic resources via 4 dedicated PCs in the Royal Free Hospital Medical Library. Please see http://www.ucl.ac.uk/library/nhs/resources/#in-library for full details.

Training on literature searching using databases including PubMed, Ovid Medline and EBSCO CINAHL is available - email info.skills@ucl.ac.uk or see our training pages for more information.