Library and knowledge services staff

The resources in this section have been developed to help you deliver services to your users.

Buy books, journals and databases

Use the NICE Electronic and Print Content Framework Agreement to buy books, journals and databases. You save time, money and comply with EU regulations.

Use the framework agreement


OpenAthens gives you access to a range of resources including healthcare databases, e-journal and ebooks. Find out how to register, who your administrator is and eligibility criteria.

View OpenAthens support and information

OpenAthens resources for administrators

Do you work as an administrator for OpenAthens? Here are some resources that you might find helpful.

View the resources

National support information

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