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Guide to Library Resources and Services for Doctors (Medical and Surgical): Journals

This guide aims to provide information about the resources and services we provide which are particularly relevant for Doctors in all specialties

Key Medical Journal Titles

Our Library Service provides access to a variety of Medical, Surgical, Psychiatry and other Specialty journals within Medicine.

Gain full text access to these via Journal Finder on our homepage using your OpenAthens username and password.

Core medical journals we provide full text access to include:

British Medical Journal

The Lancet

The New England Journal of Medicine

Find Journal Articles

Use the Journal Finder to check e-journal availability (you will need your OpenAthens Account).

Journal Finder

Use Search E-Library to search for an article/paper, or to do a broad subject search.

Search E-Library

Article Request Service

We provide an extensive journal collection, but there may be articles that you require which are not available within our collection.

When using Search E-Library to search for full text journal articles use the Article Request Form that accompanies articles which are not available in full text in our collection.

Similarly, if you encounter any difficulty accessing articles please contact the staff in your local Library to enquire about access.

A selection of our Journals

Use our Journal Finder on our homepage to access our extensive Journal collection, including: 

  • Age and Ageing
  • Clinical Endocrinology
  • Heart
  • Lancet Oncology
  • Gut
  • Thorax

Use our Journal Finder on our homepage to access our extensive Journal collection, including: 

  • American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology
  • BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology
  • International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology
  • International Journal of Obstetrics Anaesthesia
  • Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynaecology

Use our Journal Finder on our homepage to access our extensive Journal collection, including: 

  • Archives of Disease in Childhood
  • JAMA Pediatrics
  • Journal of Pediatrics
  • Journal of Pediatrics and Child Health

Use our Journal Finder on our homepage to access our extensive Journal collection, including: 

  • Advances in Surgery
  • Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
  • Journal of Vascular Surgery
  • Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Seminars in Pediatric Surgery
  • Surgery (Oxford)

Using QxMD to keep up-to-date

The QxMD App provides the latest articles in full text (through your OpenAthens account).

The App can be installed on your phone or tablet or viewed through an internet browser on your desktop/laptop computer.

On a smartphone or tablet

Download Read by QxMD or search in the App/Play store. 

Add your institution, Health Service Executive, Ireland, to your “Account Settings” under “Institutional Access”.

On desktop or laptop computers

A desktop version is also available at https://readbyqxmd.com

When you have signed up for an account, add your institution, Health Service Executive, Ireland, to your “Account Settings” under “Institutional Access”.

QxMD Video Guide

Learn more about QxMD.

National Health Library & Knowledge Service. Health Service Executive. Dr. Steevens' Hospital, Dublin 8. Tel: 01-6352555/8. Email: hselibrary@hse.ie

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