Medicine, Health and Sport

The University provides undergraduate and specialist research level collections of books, journals and electronic resources for the study of Medicine,Nursing, Physiotherapy, Psychology, Dentistry and Sport and Exercise Sciences. 

Our collections

Barnes Library

The Barnes Library holds both undergraduate texts and specialist research collections. Our specialist staff can support researchers in the subject areas of medicine, biomedicine, nursing, physiology, physiotherapy, history of medicine and sport and exercise science.

Main Library

The Main Library houses the majority of books and journals related to the study of psychology. It also houses our Social Sciences Reference collection and Official Statistics.

Ronald Cohen Dental Library

The Ronald Cohen Dental Library houses the main collection in the fields of dentistry, dental hygiene and therapy and biomaterials. The collection contains monographs, journals, theses, videos and electronic media.  We currently subscribe to about 80 journals. The book collection numbers around 5000.

Other resources

Alongside the print collections, we provide members with access to a range of electronic resources, including key bibliographic databases such as Medline, PsycINFO and CINAHL and eBooks such as the Oxford Medical Handbooks. We also offer a wide range of electronic journals.

Subject Advisors

For further information on collection holdings or for advice on how to access our Medicine, Health and Sport libraries, please contact:


Dentistry and Nursing


Sport, Exercise and Rehabilitation Sciences (including Physiotherapy)