The NHS subscribes to key healthcare databases, full text journals, e-books and more for its staff. To access these you need to have an Athens username and password. You can obtain one by self-registering at: www.evidence.nhs.uk
An Athens Self-Registration leaflet is available from the Education Centre Libraries at Good Hope, Heartlands, Solihull and Queen Elizabeth hospital
eBook titles are listed on the library catalogue www.base-library.nhs.uk. New eBooks are constantly being added, simply log on with your Athens account.
Choose your own eBooks by simply logging on with your Athens account at www.ebookcentral.proquest.com/
(Require Athens Registration)
Staff can access the following Audiology full text electronic journals through their Athens account from the ASK Discovery Tool
American Annals of the Deaf
American Journal of Audiology
American Journal of Speech-Language Pathology
BMC Ear, Nose, Throat Disorders
Ear, Nose and Throat Journal
Journal of Audiology & Otology
Journal of Speech, Language and Hearing Research
The Journal of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education *
Trends in Hearing
*Embargo 12 months
This section lists some useful websites, organisations, professional bodies, and Patient information sites useful for Audiology professionals.
Audiology online provides a news, information and professional education service.
Access to 3D models of human anatomy. The anatomical models can be rotated and layers of anatomical details stripped away and added as required. Access via Athens
ASK –Discovery Tool
This is a “Google” type tool enabling a “one search” for guidelines, eBooks, eJournals and full text articles. Access via Athens
British Academy of Audiology
The BAA is a professional association for hearing and balance.
British Society of Audiology
Its aim is to enhance audiological practice.
Clinical Key enables searching from a single platform across eBooks and eJournals, as well as videos, drug information and images. Access via Athens.
More than 160 clinical skills procedures, all in a user-friendly illustrated format and regularly updated. Access via Athens.
Cochrane Clinical Answers
Practical evidence for healthcare decision making.
Cochrane Ear, Nose and Throat Disorders Group
Produces systematic reviews of evidence for prevention, treatment and rehabilitation of ENT disorders and head and neck cancers.
The Cochrane Library
Full-text access to high-quality evidence such as systematic reviews and randomised controlled trials (RCTs). to inform healthcare decision making.
eLearning for Audiology
An e-learning resource to support the training of the audiology workforce.
A targeted “current awareness” service for high impact documents in your area.
MRC Institute of Hearing Research
The site highlights the research areas, publications, health status questionnaires and scales used with patients and latest news and events useful for Audiologists.
24/7 portal available to all NHS staff and students to access nationally procured resources.
TRIP is a smart, fast tool for you to find high-quality clinical research evidence. Provided by Health Education England.