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All Hampshire Healthcare Libraries offer these services

Supplying evidence-based resources

To find out which books, journals, reports and other resources we have in stock, use the SWIMS catalogue. Members may borrow up to 8 items. Fines are only payable on short loan items (7 and 14 day loans).

Renewals can be made via the SWIMS catalogue, in person, by phone or e-mail. We also have access to 1000s of e-journals, see our E-journals page for details about access.

Self-service photocopying is available in most libraries and a charge is usually made.

Core members may request books and journal articles from our stock or from other libraries via our make a request form. We will contact you as soon as your item arrives.

Partner and external members are charged for items requested from other libraries, please see the partner member and external member leaflets for prices. Students on placement should contact their University library for information about inter-library loans.

Literature Search Service

A Knowledge Specialist will carry out a literature search to find information for you.  Complete the form to request a search.

A document summary or a synthesis of the search results can sometimes be useful, especially for non-clinical topics. Ask your Knowledge Specialist if you would like one.
A summary recently compiled by a member of the library team can be found here and a synthesis here.

Showing you how to make best use of resources

Our customised training sessions can help anyone who needs to be able to find high quality online information.

Helping you keep up to date

Our alerting services will help you ensure you find out about the latest developments in your field.

Study space and computers

All libraries have space for study with access to computers. Some libraries have wi-fi allowing you to use your own device.  Contact your local library to check availability.

Find out about services provided by contacting our Knowledge Specialists.