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Welcome to your Ophthalmology Subject Guide

Welcome to the UCL Joint Library of Ophthalmology.  This library service provides support for research, learning and clinical activities for UCL's Institute of Ophthalmology and Moorfields Eye Hospital NHS Foundation Trust. 

These pages have been put together to provide advice and resources to help with study, teaching and research in subject areas relating to ophthalmology.

Below in the subject collections section there are some quick links to some key resources.  Use the left hand menu on this page for further information about these and other resources and to see how the library can support your learning, teaching and research.

Subject Collections

Key resources for Ophthalmology, Medical, Nursing and Allied Health  

Visit the Databases page in this guide for further information about key databases and resources.  Off-site full text access to these resources is available for UCL staff and students by logging in using their UCL username and password.  NHS can access resources by visiting the library and also with their OpenAthens account.

Key databases for ophthalmology include:

Evidence-based resources to aid clinical decision making include:

Multidisciplinary databases include:

You may also find information to support your specialty in other subject guides:

NHS Library Services

Resources in Ophthalmology for Medical, Nursing and Allied Health 

NHS can access the key databases and resources by visiting the library and also by logging in to their OpenAthens account.

For information about joining the library, electronic resources, library skills training and support for Moorfields and our other partner NHS Trusts visit our webpage for UCL Library Services for healthcare staff and students.

Additional NHS Services

BMJ case reports

To submit an article for publication in the BMJ case reports contact the Ophthalmology Library or your relevant UCL library for the fellowship code.

Training and tailored support

We provide training and support for your library skills and information literacy development.  You can book onto our group training sessions we offer face to face or online. 

Library staff can advise you on searching for literature to use in your academic work and we can help you to find the full text of books, articles, or other publications. We can provide advice on referencing and on using reference management software, like EndNote, to add citations and references to your written work. 

The library also offers research support in areas such as systematic reviewsopen access, UCL's Research Publications Service, bibliometrics, and research data management.

UCL's Institute of Ophhalmology reading lists, are available online for your courses and modules, please let us know if you need any help with using these, or if there are any recommended resources that are not available in the library complete the new resource request form.