Join the Library

All staff, students and volunteers at the Northern Care Alliance can register with the Library and Knowledge Service. To register, please complete the form below.

Once you register with the Library and Knowledge Service you can:

  • Borrow and request books from the Northern Care Alliance and NHS libraries across England
  • Request literature searches and training
  • Sign up for alerts about journals and subjects you're interested in
  • Request full-text articles sent straight to your email
  • Sign up for additional 24/7 library access (contact your local helpdesk for details)

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Library registration

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Home Address

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Contact preferences and declaration

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Once submitted you should be taken to a confirmation page. If this page does not appear, please ensure you have completed the above form fully and correctly.

If you continue to experience problems, contact library@nca.nhs.uk

Membership Declaration

I apply for membership of the Library and Knowledge Service and agree to abide by the Library and Knowledge Service terms and conditions. I accept full responsibility for books or other items that I borrow, which I will replace or pay for if lost, damaged or not returned for any reason.

 

Privacy Notice

Using your personal information

We're committed to safeguarding your information. The information you supply will be used to contact you about services or resources you've requested from the Library and Knowledge Service (LKS).

Sharing your personal information

We'll share your information with the organisations that supply and manage our library management systems. We may share your information with another LKS team if you move organisations (you'll receive an email notification if this happens).   

Accessing your personal information

Please contact any member of library staff if you'd like to view the data we hold about you or to request changes. If your data needs updating (e.g. new address, phone number, etc), you can request changes by emailing library@pat.nhs.uk

 Deleting your personal information

We'll delete the data we hold on you when your library account has been inactive for a maximum period of seven years.

Further information

For further information on how your information is used, how we maintain its security and your rights to access it, please read the Library and Knowledge Service privacy policy here: LKS Privacy Policy

We'll email you details of your library account within two working days. If you've requested an OpenAthens account to access our online resources, we'll send you this in a separate email.

If you have any questions in the meantime, please get in touch at library@pat.nhs.uk.

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