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Medicine (HYMS): Finding Resources

Welcome. These pages bring together key resources for HYMS. Use the tabs below to find books, ebooks, articles, journal titles and other resources.

HYMS Library Team

Catriona Kemp
(HYMS Librarian)

Reading Lists

e-link iconReading Lists are available within individual course areas on HYMS Blackboard. For more information see our bitesized guide.

Using eBooks and other digital documents

Images and videos

Acland's Anatomy via Hulli
Anatomy TV via NHS Athensi
Box of Broadcastsvia Hull and Yorki
Images MD via NHS Athensi
JISC Media Plus  via Hull i
JoVEvia Hull i
Microbiology images i
Microbiology images i
Tutorials and Simulators i
Virtual Slidebox for histology i
Wellcome Images i

Unified Catalogue Trial

This is the trial version of a unified search of the Hull and York catalogues which will replace the existing HYENA cross search below. We welcome your feedback, which you can submit using this form. (Note that you can use this form more than once.)

Cross-search the Hull and York catalogues with HYENA:


 All   eBooks   eJournals  
 Include BMA Library eBooks (BMA login required)

Results for each site will open in separate browser tabs/windows.
(If prompted, allow pop ups.)

Key Databases & EBM sources
Use the icons to the left for more information and quick guides

The Cochrane Library  i ?
Medline via York i ?
Clinical  i
EMBASE via York i ?
BMJ Best Practice via Hull i ?
BMJ Clinical Evidence via Hull i

Multidisciplinary sources

Scopus → via Hullvia Yorki ?
Web of Science →via Hullvia Yorki ?
Google Scholar ?

Further databases and EBM sources

Electronic information sources at Hull  via Hull i
Electronic information sources at York  via York i
NHS Athens Resources (inc. BNF/C) via NHS Athens i
BMJ Learning via Hull via York i
NICE Evidence search May require NHS Athens i
Trip Available on the web i

BMA resources

If you are a member of the BMA you can request:

You can also browse their ejournal holdings or use HYENA to search their ebooks (select the ebook option and check the box for BMA).

* NOTE: Membership of the BMA is at the discretion of the individual student/member of staff and is not supported or endorsed by the Medical School.

Searching the library catalogues

Search the library catalogues:

Locating items in the Morrell Library

Materials relevant to Medicine are found in a wide variety of locations throughout the Library. Useful sections include:

  • Y (medicine)
  • DA (health sciences, social policy and social work)
  • D (sociology)
  • B (psychology)

If we don't have what you need

Items not available via the University libraries or NHS resources may be requested via your home University Library's Inter Library Loan Scheme, subject to the normal quotas and charges of that site:

Information about using other libraries (including other universities via SCONUL Access and the British Library):

You can also request the purchase of book titles to support your:

  • Learning via the links and information provided at Hull  and York.
  • Research via the links and information provided at Hull and York.


Read-cycle: select and login to use

Read-cycle is the place for HYMS members to advertise & buy second hand books.

(HYMS network login required for full access)

Waterstone's University of Hull

Waterstone's University of Hull allow you to reserve and collect tiltes online by using the ‘Click & Collect’ button and entering the postcode HU6 7RX. If they've a copy they will pull the book off their shelves and reserve it for you, charging you the online price! Give the shop a call to pay over the phone (or pop in if you’re close by!) and they can post items out to you (free of charge if it’s over £50) or look after them until you’re ready to collect them from the shop.

01482 444190