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Please note: This Subject LibGuide has been replaced by the new databases: A-Z / by subject pages, the new Library Search, and the search for things: A-Z page. Please update your bookmarks and hyperlinks as all Subject LibGuides will be removed in September 2020.

Medicine (HYMS): Membership

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

Joining the University Libraries

 Members of HYMS are entitled to use both the University of Hull and York libraries.

  • Students receive university cards for both institutions which act as library cards. Library membership of the two universities will last for the duration of your course.
  • Members of staff may need to request membership of the universities from HYMS before they can apply for membership of the university libraries. To check your entitlement or request university membership contact the HYMS Executive Office at that if you just wish access to eResources you do not need a library card and should just request a Hull IT Account and York eAccount only.


Links to the following guides are included in the HYMS welcome information sent out to all HYMS PGR and new member of staff:

Welcome to the HYMS Library Service for PGRs

Welcome to the HYMS Library Service for staff.

Information on the accounts required to access eResources, including NHS Athens, can be found on our eResources Access Information page. 

Joining the NHS Libraries

MB BS Phase I and Physician Associate  HYMS students are entitled to use:

Students are asked to remember that these libraries are small and that the primary library resources during Phase I are the University Libraries. Students wishing to use the HRI or Castle Hill Libraries should complete a NHS library application form.

MB BS Phase II & III HYMS students are given membership of local NHS libraries depending on placement sites. The sites include those listed above and: