The Walton Library is located on the 5th floor of the Catherine Cookson building in the Medical School.
The Medical School main entrance is just off Claremont Road in Newcastle upon Tyne. See Campus map below for location.
We are building number 60 on this Campus map
This is a short list of the shelfmarks for books in Walton Library. There are more comprehensive lists on the end of each bay of books in the Library itself.
We have a collection of long loan books available for 4 week loan, a Student Texts Collection of mainly reading list titles available for 4 hour loan, and a Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ) Collection available for 4 week loan.
570 Life Sciences
613 Health Promotion
614 Public Health
615 Pharmacology and Therapeutics
616 Clinical Medicine
617 Surgery and Dentistry
618 Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Joining the Library - click this link for details.
Borrowing - You can borrow up to 15 books, most of which are available for a 4 week loan.
Access to electronic journals and Databases - these can only be accessed from one of the NHS designated PCs in the Library. Remote access is not permitted for NHS members under our licensing agreements with publishers.
Inter-Library loans - this is a service for obtaining journal articles and books that are not in stock in print or e-version at the University Library. There is a charge for each request.
See the NHS Hospital Libraries ILL supply box on the Other Useful Webpage Links tab if you are an NHS hospital Library in the region.
Photocopying - we have 1 black and white and 1 colour photocopier in the library. There is a charge per page for photocopying.
This service allows you to request an article or a part of a journal held in the Research Reserve.
Older journal volumes are kept outside the Library in the Research Reserve (formerly known as 'Store').
It's easy to request an article and you don't have to come to the Library to make your request.
University Staff and Students -
your request will be scanned and emailed to you within 24 hours (Monday - Friday) excluding Bank Holidays.
Other Library members -
you will receive an email telling you where to collect a print copy of the article. There is a charge for this.
To make your request -
check the journal title details on Library Search and take a note of the shelfmark, then go to: http://dds.ncl.ac.uk to make the request.
If you have any queries, please contact the Walton Library Reader Services Team at email@example.com