What can we do for you?
Take a look for yourself – watch the quick video guide to Knowledge & Library services
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? Fill in an application form
Want to request a book that’s not on our shelves? Use our book request service
Want to request a journal article? Use our article request service
Bite Size Guides to e-resources, such as: Anatomy TV, BMJ Best Practice, DynaMed and Royal Marsden Online.
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.
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
Not got the book you need? Our team can try and get a copy for you – use our book request service
to brush up on your nursing procedures. (NHS Open Athens log in needed)
BrowZine to see what journals cover your specialty, and set up alerts to let you know when new issues are published, along with their contents.
Are there any others? Yes – go to the resources page.
Not sure how to use them? Or want to check if you’re getting the best out of them? Find out about training.
Evidence Search Service
Need an update on the latest evidence on a particular topic?
Looking to improve patient treatment and want to find out what works best?
Whatever you need, we can help with an evidence search.
More information go to the evidence search page
Is for a course you’re on? Sorry – we can’t do it for you, but get in touch to book a training session with us to get you searching like a pro.
Referencing, Reference management software, or anything else?
There’s a fair chance we can help you – get in touch using the email or phone number at the top of the page and ask, and we’ll see what we can do.
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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