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eJournals, eBooks and databases

The RCOG library holds a unique collection of journals, many of which are available electronically to Fellows, Members, Trainees, Associates and Affiliates. As well as the eJournals, our online resources also include eBooks and databases.

eJournals and eBooks

Fellows, Members, registered Trainees, Associates and Affiliates: you need to be signed in to the website to access the RCOG library’s eJournals and eBooks collection.

New eJournals added to the collection: AJOG, Fertility & Sterility, Early Human Development and Baillière's Clinical Obstetrics & Gynaecology. 

Print collections

The RCOG library also contains many journals in print form: view the list of print journals in our collections.

We can provide copies of articles from our print collections on request through our document delivery service.


Databases provide the most effective means of identifying literature on biomedical topics. Databases which include information relevant to women’s health are listed on the databases page, including search help and freely available databases.

Fellows, Members, registered Trainees, Associates and Affiliates have access to a range of databases of published literature relevant to women’s health: you will need to be signed in to the website to access the RCOG library’s database collection (Medline, the Cochrane Library and Maternity and Infant Care).

Contact us

If you have any questions, or need help accessing the eJournals, eBooks and databases, please contact the RCOG library team on or +44 20 7772 6309.

Elsewhere on the site

The RCOG’s clinical review journal, for education and continuing professional development
The RCOG’s academic journal, publishing the highest quality research in women’s health from around the world