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Doody's Essential Collection provides access to over 50 Lippincott eBooks which are deemed essential for a healthcare institution. The eBooks cover medical, nursing, allied health and other specialties and are accessible on the Ovid website. 

Access using a hospital desktop computer, corporate mobile or device connected to the VPN (Virtual Private Network)

You can access Doody's Essential Collection using a hospital desktop computer, corporate mobile or a device connected to the VPN using a secure ID either by Browsing eBooks or Searching eBooks on the Ovid website.  

Access using a device without connecting to the VPN

To access this resource using a device without connecting to the VPN, such as your home computer or personal phone without connecting to the VPN, login to MyAthens then navigate to the resource. 

If you need to create a MyAthens login click here using a hospital desktop computer, corporate mobile or device connected to the VPN. For help using MyAthens click here

Help and training

For assistance with accessing and using Doody's Essential Collection please contact your facility library.

WSLHD Libraries provide regular training on a variety of topics. Find scheduled training sessions here or fill out the training request form to arrange a tailored one-on-one or group training session. 

Doody's Essential Collection Fact Sheet

You can view the Fact Sheet below for more information including the top rated eBooks within the collection.

How do I find out what titles in Doody's I can access?

You can view the list of eBooks we have access to on the Browse eBooks page.

How do I search using Ovid?

You can contact WSLHD Libraries for in-depth training using Ovid to search for Doody's eBooks and other Ovid databases.

You can also learn more using Ovid help.