Over 2,000 Extra Research Journals Now Available to OUH Trust Staff

All Trust staff now have enhanced access to cutting-edge research journals.

Thanks to a pilot scheme organised by Jisc (representing UK Higher Education) and the NHS, all NHS staff in the UK have been provided with online access to the full-text of over 2,000 research journals.

Titles available include Science Translational Medicine, Cell, Science Signalling, Nature (and all other Nature branded titles such as Nature Medicine), and The Merck Index.

Publishers taking part in the pilot include AAAS, Annual Reviews, Elsevier, IOP Publishing, Nature Publishing Group, Oxford University Press, Royal Society of Chemistry and Springer.

Some of the publishers have made their journals available from anywhere on the Internet via NHS OpenAthens whilst others have only made their content available from computers on the NHS network.

Local library staff have ensured that the following publishers’ content is available now for all Trust staff from anywhere on the Internet via NHS OpenAthens:

Elsevier: over 150 journals available

Nature Publishing Group: 37 Nature branded journals available

Springer: 1,950 journal titles and access to over 40,000 Springer e-books available

Oxford University Press: 88 journals from the OUP Medical collection available

Publishers whose content will be available soon, but only via computers on the OUH network:

IOP Publishing: over 100 journals available

AAAS: Science Signaling and Science Translational Medicine available

Annual Reviews: 26 journals available

Royal Society of Chemistry: 57 journals plus the Merck Index available

NHS OpenAthens usernames and passwords are available to all staff working in the Trust and already provide access to a large number of online journals, books, databases and point of care tools purchased by library services in the Trust. To register for NHS OpenAthens see https://openathens.nice.org.uk/ and for more information about the journal pilot (including links to all the titles available) see www.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/hcl/pilot

Please contact your local Trust library with any questions or for help - www.tinyurl.com/ouhlibraries

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