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Digital Literacy & Health Literacy

Digital Literacy and Health Literacy

This guide provides information and links to digital and health literacy resources available to Bart Health NHS Trust staff.

The Knowledge and Library Service have subscriptions to a range of national, regional and locally purchased healthcare and clinical content and we'd like you to get the most out of each resource. This guide should help you to use the resources more effectively by providing links, information and advice on the available tools and resources.

If you have a question regarding anything in this guide or you are encountering issues accessing any of these resources, then please contact us at

Quick links

Links to popular pages and resources:
OpenAthens - How to register for an OpenAthens account and how to access resources using OpenAthens
Books | Journals | Databases - What resources are available from the library and how to search and access those resources
Find the Evidence - This guide examines the benefits of Evidence Based Healthcare, looking at the principles of literature searching with links to resources to help support your decision making
Current awareness - Tools and tips to help you keep up-to-date with the latest developments in your field