NHS Knowledge and Library Hub

The ‘NHS Knowledge and Library Hub’ connects NHS staff and learners to high quality knowledge and evidence resources in one place.

It includes:

  • Journals, E-books and databases
  • Clinical decision support resources including NICE Guidelines and BMJ Best Practice
  • Resources purchased nationally and locally
  • One-click links to full-text, request a copy or contact an NHS library
Searching: Health and Care Evidence

Access Tools

Search e-journals

Key Features; Search journals / Create a bookshelf / Save articles

BrowZine User Tutorial

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A browser extension that enables single click access to library content from publisher websites, PubMed, Wikipedia and more

How it Works:

  • Links to the full range of available content, including primary publishers, aggregators, open access alternatives and more!

  • Easily install on ChromeEdgeFirefoxBrave or Vivaldi

  • After installation, LibKey Nomad prompts you to select your subscribing institution. Select ‘Surrey and Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust’ After that, it simply automatically scans for scholarly content

Learn more about LibKey Nomad

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Image Example Below:

LibKey.io allows you to search for an artilce by DOI or PMID, delivering one-click full text access to our subscribed or Open Access content.

Lookup a journal article by DOI or PMID

How it Works:

Go from DOI or PMID to article in one-click.

Click here to access the online search engine. Save to your favorites for easy access or use the search box above. Simply type in the DOI or PMID & click ‘Find Article’.

Example Below:

LibKey Link has been integrated into Google Scholar for all NHS organisations in England.  This will allow NHS staff and students to access full-text articles from the national core content and local holdings in Google Scholar

Please follow instructions below.

  • Go to Google Scholar
  • Go the menu option on the left hand side and select “settings”
  • Image of Google Scholar menu bar with settings selected

  • Select “Library Links” from the settings options:
  • Image of setting options showing library links selected
  • Enter the name of your organisation – the example below shows Health Education England, but type in the name of your organisation instead
  • Select the name of your organisation and then click the tick box to confirm the selection
  • Leave “Open WorldCat” selected too and click “save.”

Image of Library Links showing Health Education England selected

Now when you search Google Scholar, your full text holdings will appear next to relevant articles. It will be displayed as “Full text @ My library”

Image of Google Scholar search showing full text @ my library options available

Unable to access articles on Pubmed?

When visiting via this link any articles you are unable to access can be requested!

PubMed (nih.gov)

Example of “Get Full Text” Icon




Activate your own Outside Tool using My NCBI by.

  1. Sign in to My NCBI (more about My NCBI).




2. Select “Account Settings







3. Click the link NCBI Site Preferences, and then click Outside Toolunder PubMed Preferences.






4. Select the library from the list of Outside Tool services available