How to access an e-book, e-journal or an article from the BMA library

UPDATED 17/11/2022: all of the access links and content in this blog post checked and updated accordingly.

Get access to e-books and e-journals by using the Library’s Online Catalogue. Sign in and then search or browse for the title you are looking for.

To search for the following:

  • ebooks: enter a title, keyword, subject or ISBN
  • ejournals: enter the name of the journal or ISSN
  • articles: enter the title of the article

Available resources are displayed in the search results with an Available Online link that you can click to read online or download for later.

  • You can also sort your results by relevance, subject, resource type etc.

From the list of items, you can:

  • Click links for Full text availability (if shown) to gain access.

Interlibrary loan service​​ (Journal article requests)

If an item is not held in our collection, you can request an Inter Library Loan via this link: order an article form. We will try to obtain the article from the British Library, and then send it to you by standard email as a TIF file. For any further enquiries, please email

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