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An eResources how-to guide

About this Guide

This guide is designed to help you access the Canterbury Medical Library's electronic resources (eResources). It provides tailored information for academics, students, and CDHB staff. Use the tabs above to navigate your way around the guide. If you encounter problems using this guide, or accessing the resources highlighted, contact us. This guide is always a work in progress, so we welcome suggestions.   

Off-Campus Access (UOC Only)

Click here to access eResources from off-site (or whenever you are using a Staff Desktop Lock/Student Desktop).

Featured Resource: BMJ OnExamination (4th-5th Year Med Students Only)

BMJ OnExamination is "the world's leading provider of online medical exam preparation." It provides exam revision resources, self-assessment modules, and clinical video tutorials. To learn more about BMJ OnExamination, feel free to contact us at or phone us on 364 0500.   

Featured Resource: UpToDate (UOC and CDHB)


UpToDate is an evidenced-based, physician-authored clinical decision support resources for use at point-of-care. A rigorous editorial process synthesizes the most recent medical information into trusted, evidence-based recommendations that are proven to improve patient care and quality.  

Medical students can access UpToDate on campus via our database page (click here), and both on and off campus through MedMoodle.

CDHB staff can access UpToDate via the Intranet (not externally). Click here for instructions   

Guide Administrator

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Rebecca Phibbs
Canterbury Medical Library
University of Otago, Christchurch
2 Riccarton Ave
P O Box 4345
Christchurch 8140
(03) 364 0500

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