Airedale NHS library services can be used by all staff and students of the trust.
We offer a range of resources and services which support clinical practice, service development, and all aspects of learning and continued professional development. Our primary function is to provide relevant, high quality information to support you to carry out your role effectively.
The library is open 9am to 5pm on weekdays.
Books can be returned through the blue return box which can be found between the Education Centre Reception and Library.
You can access the computer room and seating area outside of these hours, using your staff ID card with the card reader on the doors opposite the Education Centre Lounge.
Please note: due to building work within the education centre, the library computer room will be used for training on some dates in May and June. Please check here for the latest details. During the following times only the four PCs in the main library will be available and the printer/photocopier will be unavailable:
To access most of the resources listed below you will need an OpenAthens account. Where you see a log in option you may need to select an institution which will be NHS England.
The following helpsheets and video tutorials have been designed to give you a quick overview of our resources and how to access them. Library staff are able to provide you with more detail and insight through one-to-one sessions and group training.
Accessing information through databases (Microsoft Word Document)
Accessing information through databases (PDF)
New for 2020! Search Skills Video 1. Using search examples, this video offers tips and suggestions you can follow when using Google, Google Scholar, Google Books and Google Trends.
New for 2020! Search Skills Video 2. The theme of this video is misinformation and how to avoid it. It shows you what signs to look for when using search engines and social media and some of the tools you can use to avoid misinformation. There is also a section on Wikipedia.
Library News (PDF)
Library Service Level Standards