Electronic Books

Electronic books or ebooks are electronic versions of printed books that can be viewed online via any computer connected to the internet.

Electronic books can be viewed anywhere with internet access, all that is required is an NHS OpenAthens username and password.


Over 1300 titles are accessible via the library catalogue. Simply tick the search only electronic resources box to search specifically for electronic material.

You can also browse the electronic books by subject by viewing the electronic books page on the catalogue.

You can also browse specific ebook collections by clicking on one of the following suppliers:

Need further help?

If you need help using the electronic books see our user guide.

Alternatively, contact your local library or visit the training page where you can request a one-to-one training session on using ebooks.