Clinical Key – Accessing eBooks

You have access to a wide range of key texts in Clinical Key.

You will need a UHNM Athens username to access the ebook collection in Clinical Key.

If you use the links on the Health Library ebooks page you will be directed straight to the Athens login page. Otherwise click the OpenAthens link on the Clinical Key login page and then click the Books link on the Browse menu.
Screen-shot of the login page - select the OpenAthens login link

You can filter the list of ebooks by specialty to find out what ebooks are available in your specialty.
Screen-shot of ebooks by specialty

You can browse through the A-Z list by selecting a letter to find any title you are interested in.
Screen-shot of ebooks by A-Z

You can limit any search to ebooks only by selecting the Books filter; for example if you are looking for background reading.
Screen-shot of the search screen
To read any ebook, simply click the book title or chapter title returned by a search. The chapter headings for the ebook will be listed on the left-hand-side of the screen; the bibliographic data about the ebook on the right-hand-side. If a pdf icon is visible next to the title, then you can download the chapter to read it off-line.
Screen-shot of ebook chapter

You can also search within an ebook, save a bookmark, share a chapter by email or print an extract from an ebook.

This video will give you a short overview of how to browse the ebook collection.

Try it:
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