Print collections

We have access to a wide range of print books from a consortium of NHS libraries throughout Birmingham, Solihull and the Black Country, collectively known as BASE. Being a BASE member allows you to reserve items from any BASE library via the shared catalogue giving you access to over 83,000 resources.

To register for BASE membership and to search the library catalogue please visit the BASE library website at:


Electronic resources

An OpenAthens account gives you access to our electronic resource collection which includes a wide range of journal content and access to Healthcare Databases Advanced Search where you can conduct literature searches. Upon registering you will receive a username and password that allows you a single login to access the extensive online collection from work or from home.

To register for an OpenAthens account please visit: