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Library services for studying online [COVID-19]


In addition to this guide, please see our guide to Library Services for Studying Onlinewhich will help you to effectively use our online services.

For the latest information on access to the Library building, computers and books, please see our COVID-19 FAQs.


Welcome to the library guide for students on paramedic courses

Here you will find key databases, along with links to other useful information, such as government websites and statistics. 

Use the "help with searching" tab above to view guides on how to use the library's databases.

Please contact us on, or come and see us at the Subject Enquiry Desk on Floor 4 of the Library, if you need any help with finding information.


Key Resources

The main way to search for books, journal articles and more is by using Summon. However as part of your academic practice you will primarily need to use more specialist resources for your studies, particularly for final year projects, research and dissertations.

This list is not exhaustive, but includes the most important resources for your studies. Other named resources can be found in the full A-Z list at Electronic Resources.

These podcasts/resources can act as a resource for sharing knowledge, and for providing support for understanding the more emotional parts of the paramedic role.


Road to Resus podcast: podcasts on a variety of Emergency Medicine topics that you’ll use every day in and around the resus room, centered around evidenced based medicine and with reference to national and international guidelines.

Medics Academy Pre-Hospital Care podcast

Mind Blue Light Support: Mind, the mental health charity, have created a resource specifically for emergency services staff, to help provide support and develop resilience.

University of Huddersfield Wellbeing self-help resources: while you are a student at the University, you can take advantage of the resources provided by Student Services and the Library, including Big White Wall and a number of self-help books selected by Reading Well for Mental Health

CPD resources

College of Paramedics documentation

The following documents are recommended by your course leader for referring to throughout your course and beyond.

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