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School of Allied Health: Useful Resources

Welcome to the LibGuide for the School of Allied Health

This page offers you a selection of links to resources for Allied Health which include books, journals. databases, websites and grey literature.

Books for Allied Health can be found on Floor 2 of the new Library Building beginning at shelf mark 610.


Plan, Define, Identify

Building a search

Know your sources for your research


A database is a platform for searching across various information resources such as journal articles, conference reports, books and book chapters.

Key databases for Allied Health are:

Grey Literature

Grey literature is information which is not formally published in sources such as books or journals.

Conference proceedings and theses are examples.

A selection of useful links for Allied Health are:

Dart-Europe E-theses Portal - open access research output from universities across Europe

Dissertation and Theses - Ireland and United kingdom

Lenus - HSE health research repository

RIAN - National portal research output for the seven universities

ULIR (University of Limerick Institutional Repository) - open access research output of UL faculty and researchers


Websites can be very useful for up to date information and it is important to check if that information is reliable and accurate.

A selection of websites for Allied Health are:

Upcoming Workshops

Resources for COVID-19

A selection of websites and resources for COVID-19.

HSE website contains resources and helpful advice for healthcare staff, patients and the public.

HSE Library COVID-19 resources page includes summaries of evidence, clinical guidance and evidence sources.

EBSCO COVID-19 Information Portal consists of resources and updates from CDC (Centres for Disease Control and Prevention) and WHO (World Health Organization).

About e-books

Collections of e-books

E-books are available from several different sources in the Library, including the Library Search (limit your search to books, using the drop down option beside the search box)..  Some other sources are listed below...