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Library Alert: ProQuest Planned Maintenance - Downtime Sunday 19th August, 3am-11am

The publisher ProQuest has advised that due to routine product maintenance some of their services will be unavailable 3.00am-11.00am, Sunday 19th August 2018. During this time RCSI users will not be able to access approximately 100 e-books located on ProQuest E-Book Central platform and there will be temporary loss of access to book covers and tables of contents in the library catalogue. The publisher has apologised for any inconvenience caused to customers. 

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Connect via the e-journal Portal a searchable A to Z of all RCSI Library journals. 


RCSI Library e-journal Portal   

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      Finding fulltext journal articles via the e-journal portal
      Using the Emerald e-journal collection 

On or Off campus

The Portal connection tells the journal site that you are an authorised user whether on or off campus. You may be asked for your RCSI Network username and password before connection. For any issues with your RCSI Network username or password see Printing and IT

Collections of full-text e-journals

These packages are useful for quick searching and browsing but are limited to specific selections of journals only - for comprehensive searches, use databases like MEDLINE and CINAHL first.

ClinicalKey a search engine for Elsevier's clinical content including e-books, e-journals and multimedia. What can ClinicalKey do for me?

ScienceDirect - many journals in science disciplines
Journals at OVID - quick search selected medical and nursing journals
Emerald - healthcare management journals
Wiley - 450+ Science, technology and medicine journals
PsycArticles - 85 journals from the American Psychological Association accessed through Ovid
Current Opinion Collection - 25 journals primarily focusing on medical practice


Document Supply
We are happy to obtain articles or books which we don't stock in our collections from elsewhere. For more information, see our 
Document Supply page or email

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