Welcome to the Tavistock & Portman NHS Foundation Trust Library

Library membership is open to Trust staff and students, and external fee paying members working and studying in psychology and psychotherapy related fields.  If you wish to join the library but are not working or studying at the Trust please consult our external members page for more information.

Students will have received an invitation to the enrolement event with a link to the library registration procedure.   Please bring your completed form to the Library when you come to enrol.

Associate Site students who wish to join the Library will need to download a library registration form and then email the library attaching their completed form.

New Members of Staff should come to the Library to register.  Please download and complete the library registration form and bring this with you when you come to register.

Continuing Professional Development (CPD) and Short Course Students – CPD and short courses (including those courses with online reading lists) do not generally include full library membership. Click here to check if your course has automatic membership and to find out how to join as a CPD library member.

Download library registration form Here

You might like to view the the ‘Welcome to the Library‘ and ‘The Library Induction‘ videos on YouTube to see what the Library can offer you. Also the interactive presentation on How to find a Document would be very useful when you first start using the Library.

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Did you know that the Library?

  • is freely available to all members of the Trust and is a National resource for Psychotherapeutic Studies.
  • houses more than 14,000 books
  • provides access to over 17000 E-Journals and 5000 e-Books
  • subscribes to 19 relevant bibliographic  and other databases
  • allocates a Personal Librarian for each course
  • offers a tailored Information Skills Programme. email the library
  • provides  Subject Guides to keep users on top of their subject areas

You will need to use your Shibboleth/Institution login to access most of these electronic resources. Please email the library  if you have not yet received this login.

Please contact your Personal librarian if you have any questions or email the library

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