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  • New library service phone number & email address

    Monday, March 29, 2021

    The library service now has a new phone number, you can contact us on +44 (0)20 3075 1490 or email library@rcp.ac.uk The office may be closed but our members still have access to thousands of ebooks and ejournals online, request an OpenAthens account by emailing library@rcp.ac.uk…
  • From DawsonEra to Browns Books via VLe Books

    Monday, September 21, 2020

    The DawsonEra ebook platform disappeared last month after their parent company Bertram went into administration. We were fortunate enough to keep hold of our ebook purchased by moving to Browns Books. You can now view all on our ebooks purchased from DawsonEra on the VLe Books platform, this platform has some wonderful features and a suit of training and guide videos to help you navigate this platform These ebooks will be added to the Discovery service shortly…
  • Library service update

    Monday, August 3, 2020

    *Library services during COVID-19 * The RCP library space at Regents Parks remains closed, staff are working to support our users by providing all the services we can remotely within 10 days ·       Article supply ·       Document supply ·       Online resources ·       Postal loans ·       Literature searches Re…
  • Literature searching service closed

    Thursday, May 7, 2020

    The literature searching service is currently unavailable due to library staff being furloughed. For search requests on COVID-19 you will find expert searches via OVID (you will be taken to a login page click on openathens under the login button to use your openathens account). OVID has also put together a COVID-19 tool for the RCP which gives you access to free articles on COVID-19/Corona virus research simply click on the ‘view article in publisher website full for full text access.…
  • On furlough? why not make a manikin....

    Tuesday, April 28, 2020

    During our anatomical exhibition Under the skin, we’ve run a few events in the library giving people a chance to make their own anatomical manikin: a sort-of lift-the-flaps anatomy lesson. Now, in these times of lockdown, we’ve turned the activity into a downloadable kit, so you can have a go at home. All the templates and instructions are available in this pdf, which you can download and save. Download the anatomical manikin kit. For more instructions see the mus…
  • Library services during COVID-19

    Tuesday, April 7, 2020

    Staff are working to support our users by providing all the services we can remotely. Research visits and copies/loans from our collections will not be available until we can re-open the library spaces.   Articles from our print collection are usually provided for free to RCP members and during lockdown we will source these from elsewhere (where possible) and provide them at no cost to members. For links to information on COVID-19 please see https://www.rcplondon.ac.uk/projec…
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