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Library & Knowledge Service

About us

Membership of Liverpool Women's library is open to: 

  • All members of staff at Liverpool Women’s Hospital 
  • All multidisciplinary students on placement at Liverpool Women’s Hospital

If you would like to join please visit the Library bringing along with you your Liverpool Women's Hospital i.d badge, your details will then be entered on to our library management system.

The library is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Staffed hours are 9am – 5pm Monday to Friday.


We aim to support you to enable you to provide the very best possible patient care and also to support your educational and professional development needs.

Please note that for some services you need to become a member of the Library.

Our main services include the following. Please click on the links, where provided, to open further details and forms:

  • Looking for, reserving and renewing books using our Library catalogue
  • Helping you with our enquiry service
  • Providing information skills training (information searching skills form attached)
  • Offering a literature searching service for clinical and non-clinical staff
  • Current awareness table of contents alerts 
  • Article and book ordering service for items not held in the Library
  • Access to computers, a combined photocopier and printer, and a binding service 
  • Study carrels for quiet study 
  • Online resource provision and support with Open Athens accounts 
  • A comfortable, secure place to study with air conditioning
  • A new self-service system making it easy to borrow and return items


The library is located on the first floor of the hospital, off the staircase towards Jeffcoate Ward.