Knowledge, Library & Information Service

The Knowledge, Library & Information Service at Doncaster and Bassetlaw Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust provides a multi-professional service to all its staff and students as well as providing some services to other NHS Trusts and other organisations in the area.

We’re based at the Library & Learning Resource Centres (LLRC) at DRI and Bassetlaw hospitals.

Visiting / opening times

  • DRI Library & Learning Resource Centre 09:00 AM 05:00 PM
  • Bassetlaw Library & Learning Resource Centre 08:30 AM 04:30 PM

Contact service

What have we got for you?

Take a look for yourself – for a quick video guide to the library and our services – click the picture, or here

Want to join the Library? Need a book, article or evidence search. How about a guide to library services, or quick introduction to common e-resources?

Joining the Library? Click here

Want to request a book that’s not on our shelves?  Click here

Want to request a journal article? Click here

Want to request a search of the latest available evidence on a topic? (As long as it’s not for a course you’re on, although we can still help). Click here

Library guides for staff, students, people on courses, researchers and more – Click here

Bite Size Guides to e-resources, such as: Anatomy TV, BMJ Best Practice, Dynamed and Royal Marsden Online – Click here

What have we got?

We have a wide range of resources and services, from a quiet place to study, to an article / book request and evidence search services, access to electronic clinical and research databases and training to help you use them, not to mention good old fashioned books, which you can search for online – see below.

At DRI, we also have the Leisure Library – providing recreational reading in print, audio and digital formats, as well as DVD films and computers that are free to use, for all Trust staff, students and patients.

Click on these links for more information:
Leisure Library

Want to check if we have a book you need?

Use our online catalogue to:

1. Browse and search for books, e-books, journals, e-journals and other materials we hold

2. Check your borrowing record, renew books online and reserve items

3. Search the Trust Publications Register

To open it, click the picture or here.

­Is there an app?

Yes there is!  Download the MyCirqa app and log in with your DBTH library card number and pin.

You’ll be able to keep track of when books are due back with us, renew them, search our book catalogue and reserve new books.

To get the app, click below:

For Android devices

For IOS devices

Who are we and what do we do?

We provide services to staff and students to support their education, training, research and continuing professional development. Our service also provides access to information, knowledge and quality evidence to support clinical and managerial decision making.

In addition, we also provide a range of health and well-being resources and materials to support staff and their families plus health information and recreational reading services for both patients and staff to support health and well-being.

How to find us:

Doncaster Royal Infirmary: You can find the Library & Learning Resource Centre (LLRC) on the ground floor of the hospital (opposite The Education Centre).

Bassetlaw Hospital: You can find the Library & Learning Resource Centre based in The Hub on the second floor of the hospital.

Leisure Library: This library provides recreational and health and well-being library services for staff and patients and also offers additional PC access, Wi-Fi and study space. Find it at DRI, downstairs from the LLRC. For more information, click here.

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