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Key resources for psychiatric libraries 2010 version

A list of recommendations that will provide a useful starting point for librarians and psychiatrists building up a small core collection of books, journals and databases. If you have any suggestions or comments to make about this list, please contact the Library.


Psychiatric Libraries Co-operative Scheme (PLCS)

The PLCS is a national network of psychiatric libraries in the United Kingdom, based on a UK wide inter-library loan scheme which has been running for over 25 years.


Links to external websites

  • PubMed (free database of biomedical literature from the American National Library of Medicine)
  • The Cochrane Library (Systematic reviews in healthcare)
  • The Campbell Collaboration (Systematic reviews on the effects of interventions in crime and justice, education, social welfare, and international development)
  • Prospero (Prospective Register of Systematic Reviews)



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