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RWT Library & Knowledge Services: Welcome

Guide for Library and Knowledge Services


Welcome to the Library and Knowledge Services of Royal Wolverhampton NHS Trust. We provide services for all staff and students on placement with the organisation. 

The Library & Knowledge Service is based in Building 11 (Wolverhampton Medical Institute) at New Cross Hospital, Wolverhampton, WV10 0QP

Please see the exciting developments for the Library and Knowledge Services for 2021 on our library news page

We provide the following core services;

  • book loan of key textbooks
  • mediated literature searching
  • document supply
  • advice, training and support in using online tools
  • current awarenessundefined

There are a small number of PCs available in the library for staff to use, and all have MS Office and access to the world wide web via a Trust Network Account. These are social distanced to comply with COVID-19 regulations

At present the Library & Knowledge Service is prioritising access to e-resources as a result of COVID-19. Please click on the COVID-19 tab to access specialist tools to support your information requirements. 

Click here to request an urgent search of the evidence base.

Please note that you must wear a surgical face mask at all times whilst in an enclosed space on Trust premises. This includes the library.

Library Staffed Hours

The library hours above are for staffed hours. RWT staff can apply for 24 hour access to access the library at anytime. Please refer to the 24 hour access information for staff and complete the online registration form under the Using the Library Service tab.

Google Scholar Search

Discovery - requires an Open Athens account to search

Quick Links

Oxford Medicine Online

Oxford Medicine Online now available

Health Education England have announced a 3 year contract to provide access to 136 Oxford Handbooks and Textbooks to NHS England staff. This includes the Oxford Textbook of Medicine, the Oxford Handbook of Clinical Medicine and many other specialist titles.

You will require an Open Athens account to access the titles.

Login at HEE-OUP National Collection

Enter your personal Open Athens account details

Click on Browse All Titles in Your Collection. This will list the 136 available books

Access the Oxford Textbook of Medicine - Click here

Welcome to KnowledgeHub

Request an article/document via our document supply system

Library Chat Link

RWT Library & Knowledge Services Building 11, Wolverhampton Medical Institute, New Cross Hospital, Wolverhampton. WV10 0QP Tel: 01902 695322 E-Mail: Twitter: @rwtlibrary