eBooks

PHE Knowledge and Library Services have arranged access to over 5000 ebooks for PHE staff. These are listed in the library catalogue and EBSCO Discovery.

 

Most of the ebooks use IP authentication via the PHE network so if you can’t get access, try using a different browser, such as Internet Explorer or Edge.  You can also login to most publishers using your PHE OpenAthens account.

 

If you have difficulties accessing a particular title or if there is another title you would like adding to the collection please contact your local library staff or email libraries@phe.gov.uk

Quick links to Reference Books

CDC Yellow Book 2020 The CDC Field Epidemiology Manual Encyclopedia of Microbiology (2019)
Fields Virology (2020) International Encyclopedia of Public Health (2017) Oxford Textbook of Medicine  (2020)
Oxford Textbook of Global Public Health Plotkin’s Vaccines 7th edition

 

 

Recent ebook Purchases

Particular collections of note:

Borrowbox – This collection contains ebooks and audiobooks relating to Wellbeing, Learning & Development and also popular science.

For more details of the titles and how to access them, see our separate Borrowbox page.

 

Hogrefe Publishing Book Collection

A collection of 50 titles from a leading source in mental health, behavioral sciences, and psychology. This package consists of handbooks, quick references, and other texts covering a wide range of topics: autism, substance abuse, mental health instruments, and more. these ebooks are on the OVID platform.   See the catalogue for the list of titles.

Publisher collections

Oxford University Press

A collection of Oxford University Press ebooks. Includes The Oxford textbook of Medicine 6th edition (2020) and Textbook of Global Health, 4th edition (2017)

Oxford Public Health and Epidemiology module – over 50 ebooks available.

OVID ebooks       

Over 270 ebooks are available on books@OVID. Key titles include Fields Virology

Sage Research Methods       Access to over 1000 ebooks covering research methods, statistics, and evaluation
Springer ebooks       We have access to a large number of ebooks Published by Springer.  This includes the Springer Protocols Series. Springer Protocols Handbooks collects a diverse range of step-by-step laboratory methods and protocols from across the life and biomedical sciences

 

 

 

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