The Hospital now has a Read by QxMD Gold Subscription
Read by QxMD app allows you to find and access journal articles quickly and easily on your mobile device. The subscription edition provides “one tap” access to full text articles, a personalised journal front page, and a PubMed search on your iPad, Apple and Android Devices. This is available to all hospital staff at both Luton and Bedford Hospital, GP’s and CCG Staff in Bedfordshire.
If you would like to try the Read by QxMD app
Download the Read by QxMD app (available at https://qxmd.com/read-by-qxmd)
Open the app and click on the “Start reading” button (or click “log-in if you have an existing account)
Setting up Full-Text Downloads
After you have created or signed-in to your account, you will need to set-up institutional access:
Click on the gear icon in the upper right corner of the screen
Select “Account details” and click on the “Institution” field.
On the next screen scroll through the alphabetic list and select “Luton & Dunstable Hospital NHS Trust” or “GP’s and CCG Staff in Bedfordshire”
Then select “Automatic Login using MyAthens”
Enter your NHS OpenAthens username and password. It may take a moment for your information to save. An error message will pop up if you entered your information incorrectly. (NHS OpenAthens account required, Sign up https://openathens.nice.org.uk/ ).
You should now be ready to use the Read by QxMD app to access full-text content.
Share articles with colleagues over email, Twitter and Facebook
You can share articles on social networking and email if installed on your phone. The library tweets trending papers from Read by QXMD on our Twitter account @thecometlibrary
You can also create personal journal collections (Access our popular Cardiology, Public Health and Critical Appraisal Collections athttps://www.readbyqxmd.com/user/comet_library.1 )
Not all papers are available immediately, but you can order them! We cannot subscribe to all journals due to cost, but if you search for the paper in the hospital discovery service at http://www.bedfordshirehealthlibraries.nhs.uk/discovery/luton you will be able to order an interlibrary loan from the library team.
If you have any issues using this app, please visit the library or email firstname.lastname@example.org and the team will be happy to help.