Library ♥ E-books

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Through the Library you can access many online resources including e-books. We have collections available for SGUL staff and students and  NHS users. Accessing them is easy (see below).

Two e-books collections that we would like to highlight are the  Oxford Medicine Online and Oxford Scholarship Online Collection.

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Oxford Medicine Online  gets you access to 293 titles including popular books such as the Oxford Handbook of Clinical Medicine, Oxford Handbook of Paediatrics, Oxford Textbook of Medicine and more.


Oxford Scholarship Online includes:

  • Neuroscience – 154 titles
  • Psychology –   598
  • Biology  – 235
  • Palliative Care – 82
  • Public Health and Epidemiology – 168
  • Social Work – 164


 Accessing the e-books

Use the Library Catalogue to find and access our e-books:

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Tick the ‘Search only Electronic Books’ box before beginning your search.

You can also use Hunter to search for e-books.

See our page on how to access e-books from St George’s Library.

Offsite access

Please note- if accessing titles from the Oxford Medicine Online  and  Oxford Scholarship Online collection, from outside of the library, you need to do the following before you login :
1. Move to the Subscribers’ Login area on the left-hand side of the screen
2. Select Login with Athens/ Access Management Federation

SGUL staff and students
Type in St George’s, and select from the list before logging in with Shibboleth.

NHS staff
Type NHS England when prompted to identify where you are from, before logging in with Athens.

Find out more

Visit our pop-up library on e-books on Thursday 21 April 2016 12-2pm in the Social Learning Space outside the Library.

Video on how to find and access e-books using Hunter