All our e-books are available via the library catalogue and you can filter your search to E-Books only on the advanced search.

We have titles on the following platforms. All are searchable and you can print off a limited number of pages, within copyright restrictions.

We subscribe to a range of e-book collections in order to cover many popular e-book series. All our e-book collections are accessible through our Trust Open Athens portal. If you have not signed up to receive Open Athens logins yet, you can self-register to Open Athens online. Please use your work email during sign-up to help our administrators authenticate your account


Our Kortext e-book collection is a selection of books recently purchased by Health Education England for NHS Libraries. This collection includes the popular ‘at Glance’ book collection which provides a good overview for a number of Health Care topics. Kortext also has a wide variety of popular titles related to nursing, mental health and other key texts on health care.

Oxford Medicine Online

Through Oxford Medicine Online we have access to a number of ebook versions of key Oxford Medicine textbooks. This includes the popular Oxford Medical Handbooks series, useful for quick reference on the go.


ProQuest is our main ebook request portal where you can search our ebook catalogue with a wide variety of over 4800 titles and with the quick click of a button request an ebook which will support your work at Bradford Teaching Hospitals. We already own and subscribe to over 638 titles on this platform so it is well worth a browse.

The Royal Marsden Manual of Clinical and Cancer Nursing Procedures

This manual is often nicknamed ‘the bible of nursing’ as this thick book extensively covers a wide range of nursing procedures. Through our subscription to the online version, you have the benefit of easily searching nursing procedures simply by typing keywords in the search box or scrolling through the chapters. The ‘Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust’ have created this text to be ‘The Gold Standard in Evidence-Based Nursing Care’ and we would highly recommend our nursing staff and students consult this text either in ebook or print format.


A comprehensive collection of over 1,000 books from LWW that are considered giants in their field. Includes titles like DeVita’s Oncology, Washington Manual of Medical Therapeutics, AWHONN’s Perinatal Nursing, Child & Adolescent Psychology, as well as many more titles that are Doody’s reviewed and considered cornerstones in their specialty

Are you struggling to access e-books?

Would you like some training on how to search these collections? Would you like some support in obtaining a specific title?

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