Libraries

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.


British Library
Reader Services Enquiries
Floor 1, Room 150
British Library
96 Euston Rd
London NW1 2DB
Tel: (020) 7412 7676

For life sciences, technologies and humanities, access to medical databases including AMED.
Document Supply
British Library
Boston Spa
Wetherby
W Yorks
LS23 7BQ
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.
Website: http://www.bl.uk/services/reading.html

Royal College of Nursing
RCN Library and Information Service
20 Cavendish Square
London W1G 0RN
Tel: (020)7 647 3610
E-mail: rcn.library@rcn.org.uk
Website: http://www.rcn.org.uk/library/

SPECIALIST LIBRARIES

University of Westminster Library
Cavendish Campus
115 New Cavendish Street
London
W1W 6UW
Website: https://www.westminster.ac.uk/current-students/studies/library-and-study-spaces/cavendish-libraryhttp://westminster.ac.uk/study/library-it-services/opening-hours-and-locations

International College of Oriental Medicine
Green Hedges House
Green Hedges Avenue
East Grinstead
RH19 1DZ
Contact: Katarina Mimica, Librarian
Tel: 01342 313 107
Website: http://www.orientalmed.ac.uk/

Anglo-European College of Chiropractic
13-15 Parkwood Road
Boscombe,
Bournemouth
Dorset
BH5 2DF
Contact: Dave O’Neill, Librarian
Email: library@aecc.ac.uk
Website: https://www.aecc.ac.uk/study/the-university-college/student-life/learning-services/

University College of Osteopathy
275 Borough High Street
London
SE1 1JE
Tel: (020) 7407 0222
Fax: (020) 7089 5300
Email: library@bso.ac.uk
Website: https://www.uco.ac.uk/life-uco/facilities/library

UNIVERSITY LIBRARIES (General)

There are three union catalogues that will allow you to perform multi-searches across a wide selection of University Libraries:

COPAC
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
Website: http://www.copac.ac.uk

University of London – List of Serials
Allows cross-searching for Journals throughout most London-based University Libraries
Website: https://www.m25lib.ac.uk/about-the-consortium/

NoWAL (North West Academic Libraries)
Allows cross-searching across many of the University Libraries in the NorthWest through the CALIM catalogue.
Website: http://www.nowal.ac.uk/

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:

LondonLinks
This website has an extensive list of health libraries in London and the South East of England.
Website: http://www.londonlinks.ac.uk/libraries/atoz.htm

Health Scotland Library
Website: http://www.elib.scot.nhs.uk/dirlib.asp

NHS Libraries in Wales
Website: http://www.wales.nhs.uk/sites/page.cfm?OrgID=371&PID=805

INTERNATIONAL LIBRARIES

National Library of Medicine
Website: http://www.nlm.nih.gov/