New search tools are being added to the Discovery Library resources and subject/specialty pages over the coming weeks, to help you find healthcare evidence more quickly and effectively.
To access content you will need an NHS OpenAthens account – register at https://openathens.nice.org.uk/
All Livewell SW staff (including honorary and voluntary) and students on placement are eligible to register.
New tools include:
- NHS Knowledge and Library Hub which brings together a vast range of databases, journals, NICE guidance and other support tools in one place.
- LibKey article lookup use the article’s Digital Object Identifier (DOI) or PubMed ID (PMID) to quickly access subscribed content or request copy
- LibKey Nomad Downloadable browser tool that when a scholarly publisher page or others incl PubMed, Wikipedia loads, system checks links to local content.
Thanks to IT team this tool has already been automatically added to Microsoft Edge browser on Livewell networked machines but you can also download to personal devices and other browsers.
- PubMed institutional link for Livewell SW includes a trust logo link on the right-hand side of each record to check local article availability
AS WELL AS THE NEW SEARCH TOOLS MENTIONED ABOVE YOU STILL HAVE ACCESS TO LITERATURE DATABASES FOR IN-DEPTH SEARCHES
via the NHS England subscribed healthcare databases :
AMED (via Ovid)– allied and complementary medicine including palliative care
BNI (via Proquest)– nursing, midwifery and community healthcare
CINAHL (via Ebsco)– nursing and allied health~
Embase (via Ovid) – biomedical and pharmaceutical literature
Emcare (via Ovid) – nursing and allied health
HMIC (via Ovid) – healthcare management
Medline (via Ovid or Via Ebsco) – biomedical, life sciences, allied health and pre-clinical sciences literature
To access the NHS subscribed databases you will need a NHS Athens account.
UNTIL MARCH 2022
You can still use the previous NHS HDAS search interface
Please see the HDAS closure information for details of the transition to new systems and how to export saved searches from HDAS.
You may also wish to see the following videos around moving HDAS alerts to Ovid and EBSCO and ProQuest interfaces (with thanks to Tom Roper).
For further information and assistance with searching and OpenAthens accounts email firstname.lastname@example.org