Guides and forms

Enabling care, discovery, learning

These guides are arranged in alphabetical order, if you cannot find your answer here, please contact us on 0161 4463452 or email



ClinicalKey user guide

ClinicalKey video guided tour (approx. 5 min)

Cochrane library

Cochrane library – how to search

Cochrane library video  (approx 7 min)


e-books guide


eJournal guide

Library catalogue (Liberty)

Finding or renewing books

Literature searching

Literature searching

Literature searching video – searching Medline in NICE Evidence (approx. 17 min)

Literature searching video – search strategy (approx. 7 min)

Literature searching video – thesaurus tips (approx. 8 min)

Literature searching video – tips for searching databases (approx. 4 min)

Library services

Library guide


PubMed guide


UpToDate searching

UpToDate in the Christie Clinical Portal

UpToDate video – selection of guides