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RCSI Library Beaumont Hospital

RCSI Beaumont Library serves clinicians, nurses, researchers, academic staff and students in Beaumont Hospital and the ERC.

Call into the library to request a library card and access to e-resources.  Facilities include: 132 study desks, wireless, printers, PC lab, group study room, daily newspapers and a new Wellbeing Collection.

Literature Search Consultation

Literature Search Consultation Service for staff and students in RCSI and Beaumont Hospital. Request a consultation on your topic using our online form. 

Search clinics

Does your current search strategy meet the standards for systematic review or publication? The librarian provides individual consultations on core library databases to check your search strategies.

Library Presentations

The librarian provides classroom or department presentations on Library Resources; Doing a Literature Review; or Advanced Searching for Systematic Reviews.

Document supply

If you cannot find an article in our E-Journal Portal, we will source articles that are not available in our own collections.  

Author profiling

The library manages an open access Institutional Repository for RCSI and Beaumont Hospital authors.  We provide individual reports on  H-Index, impact factors and citation analysis.


Please contact the librarian if you wish to recommend the purchase of new textbooks or journals.

Clinical guidelines

NICE National Institute for Clinical Excellence UK

SIGN Scottish Intercollegiate Guidelines Network

GIN Guidelines International Network

National Guideline Clearinghouse US

National Clinical Effectiveness Committee Ireland

Selection of e-resources

DynaMed Plus An enhanced version of DynaMed. Expert clinical summaries, with links to clinical guidelines

UpToDate - In-depth, expert clinical reviews:
UpToDate (Off-campus link)
UpToDate (On-campus link)

Embase Comprehensive medical database, contains Medline plus an additional 1,800 sources

ClinicalKey Excellent collection of e-books and videos of clinical procedures






Contact us

For further information about any of our services please contact the RCSI Library, Beaumont Hospital team:

Phone: (01) 809 2531  Email

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