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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 can access eJournals, eBooks and databases.

These new or latest edition eBooks are now available:

  • Chestnut's Obstetric Anesthesia: Principles and Practice (6th edition)
  • Fetal Medicine: Basic Science and Clinical Practice (3rd edition)


Sign in to the website to access the eJournals, eBooks and Databases here:

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If you have access to the official journals of the College, BJOG and TOG, as part of your membership package, you can access them via the links below:


How to download EBSCO eBooks with the Bluefire Reader app?
Follow the instructions on how to download eBooks:


Publication of the month

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This content is available to Fellows, Members, registered Trainees, Associates and Affiliates.


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.

The Databases page lists databases which include information relevant to women’s health, 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: Medline, the Cochrane Library and Maternity and Infant Care.

Sign in to the website to access the RCOG library’s database collection:


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 official academic journal of the RCOG, publishing the highest quality research in women’s health from around the world