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Resource of the Month for September: EBSCO e-books

Struggling to get hold of a book during these difficult times? Make the most of our free EBSCO ebook trial - available until 9th October! 3 collections of books available: Clinical Nursing Psychology All books are available via our library catalogue & ‘one stop’ discovery service Please contact us for more details

Resource of the Month: Guidelines and Policies

It is vitally important as a Trust to follow the correct and up-to-date guidelines and policies. Maintaining the library of Procedural Documents is the responsibility of the Library and Knowledge Service, within the requirements of the Trust’s Records Management Policy. All current policies and guidelines can be found on KOHA, our library catalogue system here: https://derby.koha-ptfs.co.uk/ You can also access the guidelines and policies from our "E-resources" tab on this website, and from Net-i, by clicking the icon at the top of the page. If you have any queries regarding Policies and Guidelines, please contact our dedicated e-mail address: dhft.policiesguidelines@nhs.net

Automatic Renewals Now Ended

During the Coronavirus lockdown and consequent physical library closures, we have been automatically renewing items which you have on loan. However, as the RDH & QHB libraries have now re-opened*, the automatic renewals service is now stopping. This will mean that from today, (Tuesday 4th August 2020), you will need to contact the Library to renew any items you have on loan. Please can you check when your loans are due back and contact the Library if you wish to renew them. Alternatively, you can return your items during staffed opening hours. Our current staffed hours are: RDH library: 9am – 5pm (Mon-Fri) QHB library: 8.30am - 4.30pm (Mon-Thu),  8.30am - 4.00pm (Fri). At present, no out of