Aubrey Keep Library catalogue

The Aubrey Keep Library catalogue is available online at You can search all our print books and a sizable e-book collection here. If you work for NELFT or one of the Public Health teams subscribed to our library services, we are happy to post books to you in the internal mail. Please email the library with the titles of the books you want.


NELFT staff have access to hundreds of e-books through the library. You'll need a NHS OpenAthens account to access them.

You can search and access our electronic (and print!) books here (opens in new window).

Ebooks on Demand - click and read any book in the catalogue.

Key titles include:

Maudsley Prescribing Guidelines13th Edition. Available via your NELFT OpenAthens account.

Oxford handbook of psychiatry

The Royal Marsden Manual of Clinical Nursing Procedures

Access problems?

For more information and help with accessing e-books, contact the Aubrey Keep Library.


We like to receive suggestions for purchase. Let the Aubrey Keep Library know what books you would like to be available electronically.


If you are on a NELFT networked computer you will be able to access most of our e-journals  without having to log in. If you are accessing from home or elsewhere you will need to follow the instructions below.

All NHS OpenAthens account holders have full text access to thousands of journals online.

How to access e-journals 

  1. Make sure you have a NELFT NHS OpenAthens account and that you know your username and password. If you don’t have an account, or have forgotten your login details, contact Aubrey Keep Library (contact details at the end of this handout).
  2. Go to and click on “Journals and Databases”. DO NOT CLICK "Sign in" on this page.
  3. Click “Sign in to OpenAthens to see extra content purchased in your region”. NB if you are already signed into OpenAthens, click on "A-Z list of nationally available journals".
  4. Log in with your NHS OpenAthens username and password.
  5. You are now viewing journals available to NELFT users.
  6. Search for journals by entering the journal title in the search box and clicking the “Search” button. Use the A-Z to get a list of all the titles beginning with a particular letter.

From here onwards precise instructions vary according to journal title and supplier.

You may have to click on another “Login via OpenAthens” button / link before you get to your journal. This happens with Proquest and BMJ journals.

For more information, and screen shots, download the generic handout How to access full text journals.

If you have any problems accessing e-journals that can't be solved with the help available on this page, please contact the Aubrey Keep Library.

No full text?

Contrary to popular belief, everything is not available on the internet.

If you want a copy of an article that is not available full text online, contact the Aubrey Keep Library and ask to order a copy via the document supply service. Please note that some articles may incur a charge.

Electronic resources

NELFT Discovery: Aubrey Keep Library is delighted to introduce NELFT Discovery – allowing you to do a Google-type search across our books and journals in one place.
NELFT Discovery is easy to use and brings all your search results together from a wide variety of reliable sources. You can search or print books, electronic resources such as DynaMed Plus, e-books, and e-journals in one place.  Available via your NELFT OpenAthens account.

DynaMed Plus: Written by healthcare professionals, for healthcare professionals: DynaMed Plus is designed for fast, easy access to the latest evidence-based health information. It contains synthesised, objective and peer-reviewed information on thousands of topics, covering a variety of specialities. Available via your NELFT OpenAthens account.

Visible Body: Visible Body Human Anatomy Atlas— Please contact the Library for a free code and installation instructions for your phone or tablet.

Medicines information

MedicinesComplete: Online access to world-leading drug information resources. Includes BNF, BNFC, Enteral Feeding Tubes, Injectable Drugs, Stockley. Available via your NELFT OpenAthens account.

Maudsley Prescribing Guidelines13th Edition. Available via your NELFT OpenAthens account.

Choice and Medication: Find out more about mental health conditions, treatments and medications.

BNF Mobile App: The BNF and BNFC available for iOS and Android.