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Clinical Students on Attachments and Electives: Alder Hey Library, Liverpool

Subjects: Medicine

Alder Hey Library

Find us: Library and Knowledge Service, Alder Hey Children's NHS FT, Eaton Road, Liverpool, L12 2AP (Alder Hey Children's NHS Foundation Trust)

Contact: Telephone: 01512 525 476  Email: 

Library webpage:

Library catalogue:

Opening hours: Staffed 8.30-17.00, accessible 24/7.


Frequently asked questions:

What do students need to do to join the library?

Bring their Trust identification badge.

What facilities are available?

Students are entitled to use all of the services in the library.

It is possible to borrow up to four books.

Fines for late book returns are 10p per day.

We also produce paediatric bulletins and offer local inductions.

Is there an Inter Library Loan Service?

Yes, only national requests incur a charge (BMA or British Library), however most requests are sourced locally.

What computing facilities are available?

Computers are available and there is Wi-Fi for guests.

Photocopying and printing are 5p per page.

We offer reference management training and advanced literature search training.

Can students register for local NHS Athens?

Yes, we actively encourage students to do this.