Trial of Karger Journals

Posted on May 26, 2015 by Lindsay Roberts

A trial to all of the Karger journals that Cardiff University don’t currently subscribe too has been set up and will run until September. The list of journals available is here:  

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Trial Access to Clinical Key

Posted on May 1, 2015 by Mariann Hilliar

I hope you have already found trial access to Clinical Key useful. Please send any feedback through to us at the Health Library: You can access it directly via this link, you will be asked to login if you are off campus please do so with your university username and password. View some Read moreabout Trial Access to Clinical Key


Trial Access to Browzine

Posted on by Delyth Morris

For the next month we have trial access to Browzine – an app that allows you to easily access and browse journals on your mobile devices. Download the app via the Apple App Store, Google Play Store or Amazon Kindle App Store, enter your Cardiff University username and password and you can easily browse journals Read moreabout Trial Access to Browzine

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Wireless unavailable – All day – Sat 11th April

Posted on April 9, 2015 by Lindsay Roberts

Please be advised of the following confirmed outage.   Wireless unavailable – Sat 11th April – Cochrane Building   How will this affect me? Wireless will be unavailable for the entire day on Sat 11th April.   Why is this being done? To improve the wireless service and resolve a known error.

Support Unit for Research Evidence

A practical guide to conducting a Systematic Review – 4 day course Starting 15th June 2015

Posted on March 30, 2015 by Mariann Hilliar

This course is tailored to: Postgraduate healthcare researchers Healthcare professionals Policy makers To book and read more click here What will you learn? By the end of the course, attendees should be able to: Develop a focused question Identify the evidence to answer that question Assess the quality/validity of the identified evidence Decide what form Read moreabout A practical guide to conducting a Systematic Review – 4 day course Starting 15th June 2015

Health information for patients by patients.

Posted on March 26, 2015 by Mariann Hilliar

Do you need to get a patient angle for your studies? Or find a site with more information for patient to read around the subject? provides free, reliable information about health issues, by sharing people’s real-life experiences. You can watch people sharing their stories about cancer, autism, motor-neurone disease, pregnancy, drugs, depression and much Read moreabout Health information for patients by patients.



Posted on March 25, 2015 by Delyth Morris

Today is #CardiffOpenDay and we’d like to welcome all budding students to the Health Library. There’s plenty going on – tours of the library, stalls providing course info and plenty of current students and staff around ready to answer your questions. As if that wasn’t reason enough to pay a visit to the Health Library, Read moreabout #CardiffOpenDay


Have you ever wondered about the research behind the headline?

Posted on March 24, 2015 by Mariann Hilliar

Behind the Headlines is a service run by NHS Choices, the Service was set up in 2007. It summarises the headlines given in the main press; where the original research came from (with links when available) and examines the science behind the headlines reported, looking at the type of study, what the results showed and Read moreabout Have you ever wondered about the research behind the headline?