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Overview of our Library Electronic Resources
Library staff provide training on literature searching and the use of Library resources.
Visit our Training tab to learn more about how to access this service or contact your local NHLKS Library for further information.
Accessing HSE Library Electronic Resources
Register for 24/7 access to our electronic resources using an OpenAthens account
An OpenAthens account facilitates your access to our electronic resources (e-books, databases, e-journals, tools etc.) both on and off the HSE network. A valid email address and your HSE employee number is required for registration.
You can access the electronic resources listed on our homepage using your OpenAthens username and password.
If you have moved to a new Hospital and need to move your OpenAthens account to your new place of work contact our Virtual Desk.
Access our Help and Guides to learn more about how to use our resource and register for a Training Session to learn more.
HSE Library Databases
Databases are important tools to use when literature searching, as they index specific journal collections and allow advanced searching and filtering options.
Some databases are freely accessible online, such as Cochrane (in the Republic of Ireland) anhd PubMed (internationally), but we also subscribe to a number of additional databases.
To access our online databases and journals you must register for an OpenAthens account
When you have your OpenAthens account set up you can log in to databases, such as those listed below, on our homepage:
For further information, use our E-Resources LibGuide OR contact your local Library.
National Health Library & Knowledge Service. Health Service Executive. Dr. Steevens' Hospital, Dublin 8. Tel: 01-6352555/8. Email: email@example.com