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Smallwood Clinical Library

Welcome

Smallwood Library supports clinical practice, patient care, research needs, educational requirements & personal and professional development. We are part of the BASE Library Network and this entitles our users to borrow books across Birmingham, Solihull and the Black Country from any libraries which are part of the Network.  Register with us.

Our services are for use by our staff and placement students. Organisations which have a service level agreement with us are entitled to a limited range of services – contact us for further information.

Discover is a one-stop tool that searches across our online journals, healthcare databases, and the library catalogue all in one go with lots of content available immediately in full-text.  

You will need a BCHC OpenAthens account to access our online resources.

What do we offer

  • Articles - Place requests on BaseDoc for articles you are unable to access.
  • Literature searches - Place requests on BaseDoc to be conducted by a professional librarian.
  • Information Skills Training - Contact us to request a session for you or your team.
  • Laptops for loan - Complete an equipment loan agreement form which is available from the library.
  • Current awareness - Register for KnowledgeShare and receive personalised and targeted, fortnightly bulletins of high impact publications relevant to your professional interests.
  • Journal clubs – Receive support from planning and critical appraisal training to finding papers to review.
  • Publications database – Trust staff are encouraged to send us information on publications, presentations, projects, research they’re involved in.
  • Printing, photocopying and scanning facilities are available.


Patients

We welcome patients at Moseley Hall Hospital to join the library for the duration of their stay. You can register to borrow any of our books and use a computer with internet access.

Other resources available for patients and their carers include:

Contact Us

Smallwood Clinical Library

Moseley Hall Hospital,
Alcester Road,
Birmingham,
B13 8JL

Smallwood.library@nhs.net

Tel: 0121 466 6282/3      

Fax: 0121 466 6281

Follow us on Twitter:
@smallwoodlib

Our opening hours are:
09:00-17:00
Monday to Friday

Lesley Allen
Library Services Manager

Abi Alayo
Deputy Library Services Manager

Lesley Huss
Librarian

Kate Jones
Information Skills Trainer

Michael Webb
Library Assistant