All MPFT staff and placement students with an email address ending @mpft.nhs.uk are automatically able to log in to access online eBooks, databases and journals from MPFT Library and Knowledge Services. The Journals and Databases page has more details on what resources are available. Some students on placements or staff from other organisations working in partnership with MPFT are also eligible and can contact the library team to arrange access.
If you are looking for training on how to use your MPFT email to access these resources, some information is available below. For group or one-to-one training on online resources, please see our Training pages
Here is a short video which you may find helpful:
Many of our resources use slightly different phrasing from each other. We've done our best to explain it below, but please get in touch with the library team if you have any questions or issues accessing our resources.
- When you are on the resource web page, select 'Sign In' or 'Log In'
- Choose 'OpenAthens' where available or 'Institutional Access'
- When asked for your instituion name, search for 'Midlands Partnership NHS Foundation Trust', and select it from the search results:
- You will be taken to the Log in screen for the Trust, which has the logo for the Health Informatics Team in the background. Enter your email address and password.
Please note, if you are accessing these resources from a personal computer or mobile device, you may be asked to complete multi-factor authentication if you have registered for this.
Save time accessing online articles by adding LibKey Nomad to your web browser. LibKey Nomad is compatible with Chrome, Microsoft Edge, Firefox and Safari web browsers. It will tell you at a glance if articles you are browsing online are available to access through the MPFT Library service.
You can use your browser's add-on or extension feature to add LibKey Nomad, or download it from the LibKey Nomad website