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Library services

Library services

We provide a library and knowledge service for all staff and students across the Trust wherever you are based.

Staff and students are automatically members once a Trust email address has been allocated.

All the services listed are free and can be tailored to your needs so please get in touch:

  • Literature Search Service – we provide a search of the literature for you to identify journal articles, documents, books, websites and resources;
  • Current Awareness Service – we keep you up to date with journal tables of contents, evidence bulletins and newsletters;
  • Document Delivery Service – we order journal articles and books from other libraries for you and email/post them to you;
  • Enquiry Service – we answer enquiries by email, phone and in person;
  • Training opportunities – we train you how to use online resources;
  • Other Libraries – join St George’s Library, University of London for full borrowing rights and for walk-in access to St George’s electronic resources.

Both our libraries provide:

  • Quiet study spaces
  • Access to computers, printing, photocopying, scanning and shredding facilities
  • Books to borrow
  • Online access to a range of-journals, e-books, health and social care databases, quality evidence-based online resources, Maudsley Prescribing Guidelines Online, and funded CPD resources via the RCP and BAP.

Register for an OpenAthens account at:

Where to find us

Springfield Library 
Springfield Hospital,
Storey, Building 30,
1st Floor, Rm 108
Contact: Olga Rak (Library Services Manager) Tel  0203 513 6033

Access: The library is available 24/7. If your ID card does not allow access to Storey, please update your ID card at the Gate Lodge at Springfield.


Tolworth Library 
Tolworth Hospital,
Woodroffe House,
2nd Floor, Rm S8
Contact: Tel  0203 513 5026

Access: Use your swipe card between 8am-8pm. If you do not have a swipe card please contact the reception staff located on the 1st Floor, Acacia Unit. You will need the library door code – please contact your librarians or ask the reception staff.