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Explore all RCSI Library Collections

Primo VE discovery platform can be used to search and explore print and online collections.

The Journal Search in Primo VE can be used to look up print and online journals.

The Database Search in Primo VE can be used to look up and connect to online databases and electronic collections.

Browse, discover and keep up-to-date with electronic journals via the Library's new platform BrowZine.

Find out more about BrowZine, it's features and how to download the app on to your phone on the Library Blog.

On and Off-Campus Access to Electronic Resources

You must Log in/ Sign in when accessing some of the electronic resources off-campus.

The connection tells the journal site that you are an authorised user whether on or off campus. You may be asked for your RCSI Network username and password before connection. 

Your RCSI network details are your log in credentials for all our online resources. Your username is your RCSI email prefix e.g. and the same password.

If you experience issues accessing electronic resources please contact

E-Journals Portal

The E-Journal Portal has been replaced by Journal Search in Primo VE.

The portal will be available until 31/03/2021.  The portal is no longer updated.  Please use Primo VE Journal Search to search the up-to-date listings of print and online journals held by RCSI Library.

New / Trial Resources

  • RCSI Network credentials required for access
Provides online access to some of the world's leading drug and healthcare references including BNF, BNF for Children, Martindale and more.

Trial access for Palliative Care Formulary; Critical Illness and Clarity’s Diagnosis and Treatment Guidelines runs 24th March - 23rd April 2021.
VisualDx is a diagnostic clinical decision support and reference tool of over 1,300 conditions and more than 25,000 high quality medical images designed to aid physicians in the diagnosis of disease by leveraging the innate human ability to pattern match.

To use the app users have to create a personal account.

Trial access runs 22nd March - 30th April 2021.