The following libraries carry a range of material relevant to complementary medicine. Enquirers are advised to phone in advance or check the libraries websites before visiting to confirm opening hours and whether there are any restricitons on borrowing or photocopying the material being sought.
Reader Services Enquiries
Floor 1, Room 150
96 Euston Rd
London NW1 2DB
Tel: (020) 7412 7676
For life sciences, technologies and humanities, access to medical databases including AMED.
Tel: 01937 546070
Provides photocopies of papers (prices approx £5 per paper). Also organises interlibrary loans of thesis, reports (prices vary). Registration system for frequent users and those interested in borrowing material on a library to library basis.
University of Westminster Library
115 New Cavendish Street
International College of Oriental Medicine
Green Hedges House
Green Hedges Avenue
Contact: Katarina Mimica, Librarian
Tel: 01342 313 107
Anglo-European College of Chiropractic
13-15 Parkwood Road
Contact: Dave O’Neill, Librarian
University College of Osteopathy
275 Borough High Street
Tel: (020) 7407 0222
Fax: (020) 7089 5300
UNIVERSITY LIBRARIES (General)
There are three union catalogues that will allow you to perform multi-searches across a wide selection of University Libraries:
COPAC provides access to the merged online catalogues of 22 of the largest university research libraries in the UK and Ireland in addition to the British Library
University of London – List of Serials
Allows cross-searching for Journals throughout most London-based University Libraries
NoWAL (North West Academic Libraries)
Allows cross-searching across many of the University Libraries in the NorthWest through the CALIM catalogue.
HEALTH LIBRARIES (NHS)
Many NHS libraries have websites with information on their journals holdings or contact details for you to phone and enquire. To find your local NHS library click on the links below:
This website has an extensive list of health libraries in London and the South East of England.
Health Scotland Library
NHS Libraries in Wales
National Library of Medicine