Joining the library
All staff are entitled to full library membership. Students are entitled to full membership for the duration of their placement with BTHFT. Please complete a registration form either online at http://svy.mk/2mNYRy5 or come in to the library to become a member.
We offer up to 29 meeting rooms including rooms for private group study. Please check room availability at Field House reception by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org
The library’s Leisure section offers a wide range of entertaining titles including novels, biographies, medical humour, popular science and cookery books.
Health and Wellbeing Collection
The library service holds a wide range of fitness and lifestyle DVDs and books on a variety of topics including mindfulness, lifestyle, stress control, stopping smoking, fitness and much more. These can be borrowed or sent on to your place of work. Some staff may wish to use the resources with their patients.
You can access our library catalogue at http://bradford.nhslibraries.com/
You may borrow up to six books for four weeks. Books can be renewed five times.
There are 20 computers available in the library during opening hours. Wi-fi is also available.
Access to databases, electronic journals and other resources provided for the NHS nationally, regionally and locally can be found at: www.evidence.nhs.uk.
To access these resources an Athens username and password is required. To register, go to https://openathens.nice.org.uk/
Document supply article request service
When the library does not have the article you need, we can request copies for you from the British Library or other NHS libraries. You can fill in the request form here: https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/BRIRequest
Need information for patient care, service development or research? The library can perform a literature search for you and will retrieve information from a variety of healthcare databases and other sources. To take advantage of this service, please complete our request form here:
Information skills training
Literature searching skills training is available. We will show you how to retrieve information from a variety of healthcare databases and other sources. Please contact the library to arrange a suitable time: http://bit.ly/LibraryTrain
Library Journals Club
Our Journal Club is open to all health professionals including students and is a fun, informal way of learning critical appraisal skills and finding out more about how to gather evidence to change practice. Dates are to be confirmed. If you wish to register your interest, then please send an email to email@example.com
Current Awareness Service
Do you want to keep up-to-date within your field of interest? The Health Library offers numerous current awareness services on various topics. To sign up, please click here and complete the form.
Photocopying and scanning facilities are available free of charge for work/study purposes.
Binding and laminating services are available for a fee. Please contact the library for further details.