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RWT Library & Knowledge Services: Joining the Library Service

Guide for Library and Knowledge Services

Joining the Library

Joining the library

Who can join the library?

  • Anyone working for Royal Wolverhampton NHS Trust
  • Students on placement with the organisation
  • GPs and practice staff employed by Royal Wolverhampton NHS Trust

Why should I join?

  • Access all library services including document ordering and literature search service 
  • Obtain a library card which can be used to reserve books from other library services in the HeLM Library network
  • Place requests for research articles via the BASEdoc system. This requires a HeLM Library membership card

How to register

Click on the FAQs below for further advice on loaning items from the library

Registering for an NHS Open Athens account

Open Athens Registration

Why is an Open Athens account vital?

  • Provides access to licensed online tools and resources for NHS staff to access important knowledge tools such as e-books, e-journals and clinical databases
  • Supports clinical and management decision making


Can I register for an Open Athens account?


How can I register?


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