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Ordering Journal Articles

Use the BaseDoc request management system to order journal articles and keep track of your article requests. To use the BaseDoc website you will need to be a member of staff at Birmingham Women's NHS Foundation Trust and be currently registered with the library service. For more information see our Enquiries and Requests Page or you can visit the BaseDoc website.


YouTube Channel

The Library and Information Service has its own YouTube Channel where you can watch Journal Club Presentations and other educational content. There are only a few videos up there at the moment but we will be adding content over the weeks, months (and years) to come, click the link below to pay a visit and see what's there so far.

Library Service YouTube Channel


Free e-learning courses with certificates

Please note that you will need to create an account then enrol on the course.

Using BASE Libraries Catalogue
(15 minute course -
5 minute test)
How to register for and use an NHS Athens account
(5 minute course)
Introduction to NHS Evidence
(10 minute course)
The Cochrane Library
(30 minute course -
2x15 minute tests)
Basic and advanced database searching
(15 minute course -
5 minute pre & post tests)
An introduction to publishing, copyright and citations
(15 minute course -
5 minute test)
Critical Appraisal
(2 tests)

Evidence Based Reviews

BWH CATS Cochrane Library DARE
HTA Database NHS EED WHO Reproductive Health Library (RHL)


NICE Guidance RCOG Green-top Guidelines RCPCH Guidelines
NICE Evidence Search    

Books, Journals and Bibliographic Databases

MIDIRS BioMed Central PubMed
PubMED Clinical Queries e-Journals Ebrary e-books
Health Care Databases Advanced Search Journal Club and Educational Wiki


Catalogues and Athens

BASE Library & Catalogue Register for Athens password My Athens

Critical Appraisal Tools

CATmaker CASP Gate Frame

Library Reports

Library and Information Service Business Plan 2013-14


Contact Us

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Mindelsohn Way
Birmingham B15 2TG

Telephone: 44 (0)121 472 1377

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