Please note that our offices are closed on the following public holidays:
New Year's Day
The Knowledge Network provides access to our print and electronic resources through our Library Search as well as access to our Communities of Practice. To access these resources eligible users can register for an NHSScotland OpenAthens account.
All NHSScotland employees and contractors, and social services partners in all sectors are entitled to register for an NHSScotland OpenAthens account.
Other eligible users include:
The Scottish Government
Local Authority staff in addition to social services working in partnership with health services (e.g., through community health partnerships)
Healthcare staff in the prison service, nursing and care homes, hospices, armed forces and emergency services
Members of Scottish Royal Colleges
Voluntary organisations working in partnership with health and social services
Undergraduate and postgraduate students who undergo placements or training with the NHS and social services
Those providing education and training to NHS and social services staff and students
Researchers working in partnership with the NHS
Retired NHS staff
Library staff in Higher and Further Education
Public librarians and other community information centres.
BMJ Best Practice, DynaMed, selected ClinicalKey collections
Over 5,500 electronic journals
Over 18,000 electronic books
30+ bibliographic databases, including Embase, CINAHL, PsycINFO
A range of Medicines Information resources.
Visit The Knowledge Network website for more information.
We are not a physical library so visitors are by appointment.
Reception is located on the ground floor to the left hand side of the lifts as you enter the building from the front door.
Reception hours are 8.30 am – 5.00 pm Monday to Friday. The entrance door to reception will be open during these hours. Access out with these hours to the reception door will be by swipe card.
All visitors should report to reception on arrival and staff should notify the PFM team via the Visitor Management System (Room Booking System) of any visitors beforehand to help us greet and direct them efficiently.
WiFi access for visitors
Last updated 10 months ago