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HSE Library: ebooks: Home

This guide will outline the various ebooks that HSE staff have access to and where to access them.

HSE Library ebooks

ebooks from HSE Library:

There are a number of different platforms for accessing ebooks for HSE staff. Medical texbooks from a variety of different disciplines can be found at ClinicalKey. ProQuest has books on a number of topics including postgraduate medical exam books and medical specialties. Our national ebook collection that has all of our ProQuest content can be found here with a mental health sub collection available hereOvid ebooks (HSE East only) are primarily suitable for nurses and medical professionals working in oncology. The Joanna Briggs Institute ebook collection (HSE East only) has books on research and systematic reviews in particular. The 123Library platform (HSE East only) contains books on clinical medicine and books useful for health professionals working in the area of mental health.

If you are prompted to login for any of these resources, or are trying to access them from home, you will need an OpenAthens account. 

​To register for an OpenAthens account, please go to this page

For more information on these platforms, please click on the tabs at the top of this page.




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Ronan Hegarty
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Naas General Hospital,
045 84 9571

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