Our impact on your work

Library users and Tavistock and Portman staff show how the library supports studying, research and clinical work, as well as the wider aims of the Trust

The library’s vision

The library supports the work of the Trust, building on existing strengths and balancing resources to maintain and improve a quality of service that befits the Tavistock and Portman NHS Foundation Trust. The library will continue to:

What Trust executives say about the library

‘Proactive and supportive’

Sally Hodges

Sally Hodges, Clinical Chief Operating Officer: “Our library is extremely proactive in supporting learning, by helping individuals undertaking trainings, ensuring that new publications are advertised and promoted as needed, and that staff and students can access the material they need 24 hours a day.​”

Essential services that can help you

Staff Publications Online repository

“The library’s repository is a vital resource not just for current students, but in terms of dissemination and achieving research impact.”
Andrew Cooper, Director of Family Therapy and Systemic​ Research Centre

Online reading lists

“The reading list service is invaluable, from saving lots of time for students through to intensive work tracking down high-quality research papers”
Dr Emma-Kate Kennedy, Deputy Programme Director

Information Skills training

“One-to-one referencing training allowed time to openly talk through concerns. It helped me be more confident in my assignments. It’s invaluable!”
Doctoral student

Equity, Diversity and Inclusion resources

“Collecting and promoting Equity, Diversity and Inclusion resources is helping teaching staff make their curricula more inclusive”
Dr Paul Dugmore, Associate Dean

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