Human Sciences and Health students – have you tried Best Practice?

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Human Sciences and Health students, want to find a resource that offers the latest peer-reviewed research, access to the BNF and has reliable, current information on disease?

BMJ Best Practice is a key Library e-resource for Human Sciences and Health students. And, it’s free to access.

BMJ Best Practice is an invaluable source of information about medical and health topics and it’s free to you via the Library catalogue.

BMJ Best Practice combines the latest peer-reviewed research evidence, guidelines and expert opinion – presented in a step-by-step approach and covering prevention, diagnosis, treatment and prognosis.

Each condition or disease includes a summary and definition, aetiology, epidemiology, pathophysiology, key diagnostic steps and tests, treatment approaches with drugs, nutrition, guidelines and evidence.

Read up on the topics of major concern such as cancer, cardiovascular disease diabetes, obesity, HIV and diseases such as Ebola and Zika.

Studying Dietetics, Nutrition, Pharmaceutical Science or Pharmacology? BMJ Best Practice gives you access to the British National Formulary (BNF), which has important information on drugs. Once logged in, click on ‘Resources’, then ‘Drug Database’.

Library Satisfaction Survey prize winners

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Thank you for completing our Library survey in December.  We are following up all suggestions and ideas for improvement. Congratulations to the three voucher prize winners:

Alexander Marshall studying Furniture, Miyuki Prockter studying International Relations and Politics and Ciaran Bankwala who is studying English Literature.

Look at our ‘You asked, we listened‘ page for responses to your general queries.

30,000 new e-books now available

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Library Services has secured access to 30,000 Cambridge University Press e-books across all subject areas.​

The package gives access to all 30,000 titles for a 12 month period after which we can select the most widely used titles up to the value of the purchase. These selected titles are then available at the University for ever.​

All titles appear on the Library Services Catalogue and they can also be viewed on the Cambridge University Press e-book site where specific books can be searched or areas of interest browsed.