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Subject Guide: Pharmacy, Cosmetic Science & Bioscience

This guide brings together library resources for your studies and research. Use these resources alongside your recommended reading from your tutors to extend your research into new areas.

Find Books and eBooks

Books and ebooks in the collection reflect titles on your Library Reading Lists but also offer titles for wider reading. For wider reading you can use Library Search to look for specific titles, author names or keywords.

Books for the Faculty of Health and Wellbeing subjects are mostly found in Library@Murray.  

The books you see on the shelves at Library@Murray represent part of the collection. Many of our titles are available online.

Explore all tabs in this section to find out how to find print books in the Library as well as how to search for ebooks.

eBook Collections for Health

Explore all tabs in this section to find out about the following eBook collections for health available through the University Library:

  • ClinicalKey Student
  • LWW Health Library
  • AccessMedicine
  • Sage Catalyst

All eBooks within these collections can be found using Library Search, or you can access each platform and search directly. View the tab for each collection to find out more about content and additional features available.

ClinicalKey Student is an excellent resource of high-quality health related eBooks, images and videos.

University of Sunderland Library subscribes to four ClinicalKey collections: Nursing, Midwifery, Physiotherapy and Medical.

Logging into Clinical Key for the first time? Here is a guide for getting started.

You can search the full text of all the titles at once, add images to PowerPoint slides, create flashcards, and read the book in various fonts and colours once you Launch the Bookshelf. You can also have the book read to you using the audio button in Bookshelf function. You can download a “Bookshelf” app where you can read offline on-the-go.

LWW Health Library is an interactive resource providing access to reference and textbooks, videos, images, case-studies and quizzes. Our subscription includes access to the Pharmacy and Medical Education collections.

This video has instructions for making a personal account within LWW Health Library and guidance on how to use the collection:

AccessMedicine is an online medical resource incorporating textbooks, examination and procedural videos, a diagnosis tool, practice guidelines, an integrated drug database and cases files.

You can create a Free MYAccess Profile by clicking on the Sign In option on the AccessMedicine homepage.

Watch the video for a tour of the key features and contents of AccessMedicine:

SAGE Catalyst is a collection of over 700 eBooks, including a great collection for Research Methods and Study Skills.

New books for the Faculty of Health Sciences & Wellbeing

New books for the Faculty of Health Sciences & Wellbeing

Your librarians have purchased a number of books for Pharmacy and Biosciences over the last year which you can view on our New Books List for all Health Science and Wellbeing subjects.