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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

Reading Lists are available within individual course areas on HYMS Blackboard. A brief guide for students is available here. Staff should view our Practical Guide for more help and information.

Using eBooks and other digital documents

Images and videos

Acland's anatomy via Hull i
Box of Broadcasts via Hull and York i
JISC Media Plus   via Hull i
JoVE via Hull i
Microbiology images  i
Tutorials and Simulators  i
Virtual Slidebox for histology  i
Wellcome Images  i

UNICAT - The HYMS Unified Catalogue


Let us know what you think of UNICAT using this form. (You can use this form more than once.)

You can still use the old HYENA cross-search

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 ?

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
Best Evidence Available on the web i

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.

BMA resources

If you are a member of the BMA you can:

  • Access their eBook and eJournal collections
  • Use their postal loan service

via the BMA Library.

* 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.

Waterstone's University of Hull

Click here for details of how to reserve and collect titles

Waterstone's University of Hull allow you to reserve and collect titles 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