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Library Network 

The NHSGGC Library Network provides library and information services to all staff working within NHSGGC and its partner organisations. 

With nine staffed libraries across NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde, we offer access to an extensive collection of healthcare and associated resources, in print, online and on time. 

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Where to find us

Beatson

The Beatson Library provides specialist cancer information services and resources to all NHSGGC staff and partners.

We are located in the Education Suite, Level 0. Access is available 24/7 using your Beatson swipe card.

Beatson West of Scotland Cancer Centre Library
1053 Great Western Road
Glasgow
G12 0YN

Tel: 0141 301 7283 (x57283)
Email: Library.Beatson@ggc.scot.nhs.uk

Gartnavel General Hospital

The library is in the Administration corridor on the ground floor of the main hospital building, near Medical Illustration’s offices.

Out of hours access is available for NHSGGC staff: please ask library staff for details.

Library
Gartnavel General Hospital
1053 Great Western Road
Glasgow
G12 0YN

Tel: 0141 211 3013 (x53013)
Email: library.ggh@ggc.scot.nhs.uk

Glasgow Royal Infirmary

Glasgow Royal Infirmary Library is on the first floor of the New Lister Building. When entering the building from Alexandra Parade, the library is just behind and to the right of the help desk.

Glasgow Royal Infirmary Library
10 Alexandra Parade
Glasgow
G31 2ER

Tel: 0141 201 5867 (x65867)
Email: library.GRI@ggc.scot.nhs.uk

James Bridie Library, New Victoria Hospital

James Bridie Library is on Level 2 of the New Victoria Hospital in the Conference and Education / Staff Facilities corridor.

24-hour access is available for NHSGGC staff – staffing hours may vary, so please contact the library for further information.

This video provides instructions on how to locate us in the New Victoria Hospital:

James Bridie Library
The New Victoria Hospital
Grange Road
Glasgow
G42 9LF

Tel: 0141 347 8885 (x68885)
Email: library.vic@ggc.scot.nhs.uk

Maria Henderson Library, Gartnavel Royal Hospital

The Maria Henderson Library is the main library for staff working in mental health, psychiatry, psychology, learning disabilities and the community. It is on the ground floor of the Administration Building at Gartnavel Royal Hospital.

Staff are usually available Monday to Friday, from 9.00am – 5.00pm. The building is not accessible out of hours, but nearby Gartnavel General Library has out of hours access: ask staff for details.

Maria Henderson Library
Admin Building
Gartnavel Royal Hospital
1055 Great Western Road
Glasgow
G12 0XH

Tel: 0141 211 3913 (x33913)
Email: library.grh@ggc.scot.nhs.uk

Queen Elizabeth University Hospital Campus

Please note: There is currently no access to the Queen Elizabeth University Hospital Library

The library is on the first floor of Queen Elizabeth Teaching and Learning Centre which is situated between the Neurology building and the Office block.

The Library
First Floor
Queen Elizabeth Teaching and Learning Centre
1345 Govan Road
Glasgow
G51 4TF

Email: library.qeuhc@ggc.scot.nhs.uk
Tel:

Opening Hours – Currently closed until further notice

NHSGGC – Tour of the QEUH Campus Library

Book returns – there is a book returns bin situated in the main atrium of the hospital between WH Smith and the Reception Desk.

Alternatively, you can return books to any NHS Scotland library or post them to James Bridie Library, New Victoria ACH, Grange Road, Glasgow G42 9LF.

Requesting books – we can also post requested books to your ward or dept, just email us.

Training – If you require training, we can offer this via M365 Teams. If you would like to request training or need a literature search to be carried out, please complete the form at QUEST.

Best wishes,
Lynn, Scott, Seona, Gina and Emma

Robert Lamb Library, Inverclyde Royal Hospital

The library is in the Education Centre, next to Inverclyde Royal Hospital.

Out of hours access available until 11pm, 7 days a week. To apply for out of hours access please speak to our team.

Robert Lamb Library
Education Centre
Inverclyde Royal Hospital
Larkfield Road
Greenock
PA16 0XN

Tel: 01475 504402 (x04402)
Email: library.irh@ggc.scot.nhs.uk

Library staffed Monday to Friday, from 8.30am to 4.30pm.

Royal Alexandra Hospital

The library is situated within the Education corridor at the Royal Alexandra Hospital.

Out of hours access is available on request.

Library
Royal Alexandra Hospital
Corsebar Road
Paisley
PA2 9PN

Tel: 0141 314 7178 (x07178)
Email: library.rah@ggc.scot.nhs.uk

Library staff available Monday to Friday, from 9.00am to 4.30pm

Stobhill Campus Library

The library is on Level 3 of the New Stobhill Hospital in the Management Offices corridor. You require a Stobhill ACH ID badge for swipe card access. Please contact Security beside Minor Injuries for assistance with access. Mental Health Staff can also access the Mackinnon House Library, although that is reference only for book stock.

Library
The New Stobhill Hospital
133 Balornock Road
Glasgow
G21 3UW

Tel: 0141 355 1684 (x11684)
Email: Stobhill.Library@ggc.scot.nhs.uk

If you require help when the library is unstaffed, please email stobhill.library@ggc.scot.nhs.uk or alternatively telephone the library at Glasgow Royal Infirmary on 0141 201 5867 (x65867).

Unstaffed libraries

Vale of Leven

The Library Resource Room at the Vale of Leven is in the Postgraduate Education Centre which is on the 1st Floor of the Community Maternity Building. The Library contains two computers for NHSGGC staff use and a small book collection.

Library Resource Room
Postgraduate Education Centre
Vale of Leven District General Hospital
Main Street
Alexandria
G83 0UA

Access is by keypad. Staff should contact the RAH Library for details.

The Library Resource Room at the Vale of Leven Hospital is part of the Library Services based at the Royal Alexandra Hospital.

Tel: 0141 314 7178 (x07178)
Email: library.rah@ggc.scot.nhs.uk

West Glasgow ACH

The Knowledge Hub (formerly the library) is on the ground floor of WGACH in Bute Corridor. It is available to NHSGGC staff for agile working, group and quiet study. There are workspaces, several computers, a dock for Dell tablets, and a seating area. It is part of the West Library Sector, which is based at Gartnavel campus.

As the Knowledge Hub is unstaffed, please contact library staff at Gartnavel General or Gartnavel Royal for the door code. Out of hours access to the building is available: reception staff at WGACH can advise further on the details.

Knowledge Hub
Bute Corridor
West Glasgow Ambulatory Care Hospital
Dalnair Street
Glasgow G3 8SJ

Tel: 0141 201 0129 (x80129)
Email: library.grh@ggc.scot.nhs.uk / library.ggh@ggc.scot.nhs.uk

Resource rooms

Dykebar

There are two computers (NHSGGC staff use only) and a small reference only book collection. Access to the Admin building is by door codes. Staff without codes should request these via their manager.

Dykebar Hospital Staff Library
Level 1
Admin Building
Dykebar Hospital

For further information on NHSGGC library services please contact staff at the Royal Alexandra Hospital Library.

Tel: 0141 314 7178
Email: library.rah@ggc.scot.nhs.uk

Leverndale

Leverndale Library currently unavailable due to space issues caused by COVID-19.

The staff library is located within the Clinical Learning and Education Centre (CLEC) on the ground floor of the Admin Building at Leverndale. It contains two PCs (for NHSGGC staff use only), a small book collection and study space. A printer is available nearby within the CLEC. Books may be removed from the library but may only be used on the Leverndale site and should be returned when you are finished with them.

Please ask at Admin Building Reception for access (you will be required to show your ID card), or swipe into the CLEC area if your staff card permits access around Leverndale. Other areas of the CLEC may be used for PC access and study space if they are not booked out for training: ask Reception staff about bookings when you visit.

Leverndale Hospital Staff Library
Administration Building
Leverndale Hospital

For further information and assistance contact the James Bridie Library, New Victoria Hospital.

Tel: 0141 347 8885 (68885)
Email: library.vic@ggc.scot.nhs.uk

Mackinnon House

The staff library contains two computers for NHSGGC staff use with internet access and Microsoft office, a small reference only book collection, photocopier and study space.

The library is on the left-hand side of the corridor just as you enter MacKinnon House. Reception staff can give staff and students the access code for the library door on presentation of their ID badge.

Mackinnon House Staff Library
MacKinnon House
Stobhill Campus
133 Balornock Road
Glasgow
G21 3UZ

For further information and assistance contact the Stobhill Campus Library.

Tel: 0141 355 1684 (x11684)
Email: stobhill.library@ggc.scot.nhs.uk

Rowanbank Clinic

Access is only available to staff working at the Rowanbank Clinic.

Rowanbank Clinic Staff Library
Rowanbank Clinic
Stobhill Campus

133 Balornock Road
Glasgow
G21 3UZ

For further information and assistance contact the Stobhill Campus Library.

Tel: 0141 355 1684 (x11684)
Email: stobhill.library@ggc.scot.nhs.uk

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