Books & Journals

Book stockThe library holds over 14,000 books, reports and multimedia resources that may be borrowed.  In addition we
subscribe to a number of print journal titles that are available for on site reference and have access to more 3500 full text electronic journals and e-books.

Please note that print journals are available for reference only and can not be borrowed.

Borrowing Books

You can search the library catalogue for all books held by the Library at the Royal Surrey and all other NHS healthcare libraries in Kent, Surrey and Sussex.

Library members may borrow 8 items for 4 weeks.  Items on loan may be renewed in person, by phone, email or online using your Library ID and PIN via:

A maximum of two consecutive renewals is permitted on each item, as long as another library member has not reserved the item.

If the book you would like to borrow is already on loan we can reserve it for you.

Full replacement costs plus an administration charge of £25 is payable for non-returned items.


Find a journal - use your OpenAthens password to access full text electronic journals and e-books available to NHS staff, and for details of print journals available in the library.  

Please note: Journals are for reference only and may not be borrowed.


Resource Links

BMJ Case reports


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