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Subject LibGuides

Please note: This Subject LibGuide has been replaced by the new databases: A-Z / by subject pages, the new Library Search, and the search for things: A-Z page.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): 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.

Reading Lists and off-campus VPN access

Reading Lists can be found via HYMS Blackboard.  Here is a brief guide for students. 

Students are also able to set up Virtual Private Networks for secure, off-campus access to filestores and printing facilities. 

University specific login details are required for this service. 

Searching the library catalogues

Search the library catalogues:

❕ Application for 24 hours access is required here

Book locations at University of Hull library

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

  • R-RZ (medicine)
  • HV (Social policy and social work)
  • HM-HT (sociology)
  • BF (psychology)
  • QP (physiology)
  • QM (anatomy)
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)

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 Hull via York i ?
Web of Science  via Hull via York i ?
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 York i
NICE Evidence search May require NHS Athens i
Trip Available on the web i
Best Evidence Available on the web i

Complete Anatomy

You can now use an activation code to set up Complete Anatomy. For further details visit our E-resoures guide.

Webinars for staff and students on using Complete Anatomy are available here.

Image, tutorial and video resources

Acland's anatomy via Hull i
Box of Broadcasts via Hull and York i
Complete Anatomy  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

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.

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:

If you are a Hull based:

If you are York based: