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The NHS Wales e-Library provides access to nearly 1,400 e-Books, searchable by title using the discovery tool.

If you are looking for a particular e-Book, you can use this search box to find titles by searching the book's full name

You will need your NHS Wales sign-in details (Sign In).

Want to browse from the e-Book supplier?

The NHS Wales e-Library uses different suppliers for e-Books: 

Browns Books (VLe)

Cambridge University Press (Stahl Online )

Cochrane Handbooks

Ebsco (e-Books)

Elsevier (Clinical Key)

Ovid e-Books

ProQuest e-Books


Downloading e-Books:

You can download chapters or portions of chapters from the e-Books to read from your browser or offline. Some publishers will limit the amount of pages you are able to download at a given time. These will be downloaded as PDFs formats. 

For e-Books that can be downloaded in full, you will require additional software, Adobe Digital Editions, which is only accessible following a request to your local IT department. If you are using a personal device you can download this yourself. Please make requests to your local IT department if you require this additional software. 

Downloading onto popular e-reading devices, such as "Kindle" will not be compatible. Devices that can download Adobe Digital Editions will be compatible, once the Adobe software has been installed (eg Kindle Fire, Android and Apple tablets)

For more information: 

VLe Books

Ebsco Books

Further Information and support

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VLe Videos

Searching EBSCO eBooks - Tutorial

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