Obstetrics and Gynaecology

There are lots of resources available for Obstetrics and Gynaecology - as well as e-journals and e-books, there are RSS feeds from top journals to keep you up to date, useful links to external websites and more.

 We have tailored this page to help signpost you to the resources you need, all in one place. If there is anything you would like us to add, contact us and help us improve your page.

Online Resources: e-books and e-journals

Click on the tabs below to see a list of e-books and e-journals for your specialty, available with your Athens login. Register for an Athens account if you don't already have one.

Please note that these lists are not exhaustive, so if  you can not find what you are looking for, try the online catalogue or contact library staff, who will be happy to try and source it for you.

Atlas of Gynecologic Surgical Pathology

Chesley’s Hypertensive Disorders in Pregnancy

Clinical Gynecologic Oncology

Clinical Reproductive Medicine and Surgery


Comprehensive Gynecology

Crash Course: Obstetrics & Gynecology

Creasy and Resnik's Maternal-Fetal Medicine: Principles and Practice

Diagnostic Gynecologic and Obstetric Pathology

Drugs During Pregnancy and Lactation

Early Diagnosis and Treatment of Cancer: Ovarian Cancer

Essential Obstetrics and Gynaecology

Family Medicine Obstetrics

Fetal and Neonatal Secrets


Gynecologic Imaging: Expert Radiology Series

Gynecologic Pathology: A Volume in the Series: Foundations in Diagnostic Pathology

Hacker and Moore's Essentials of Obstetrics and Gynecology

High-Risk Pregnancy

Hysterectomy for Benign Disease

Hysteroscopy: Office Evaluation and Management of the Uterine Cavity

Instant Work-ups: A Clinical Guide to Obstetric and Gynecologic Care

Management of Acute Obstetric Emergencies

Munro Kerr's Operative Obstetrics

Netter Collection of Medical Illustrations: Reproductive System, The

Netter's Obstetrics and Gynecology

Neurological Disorders and Pregnancy

Obstetric and Gynecologic Dermatology

Obstetric Imaging

Obstetrics and Gynecology: A Competency-Based Companion

Obstetrics: Normal and Problem Pregnancies

Pathology of the Placenta

Posterior Pelvic Floor Abnormalities

Practical Guide to the Care of the Gynecologic/Obstetric Patient

Smith's Recognizable Patterns of Human Deformation

Smith's Recognizable Patterns of Human Malformation

Surgery for Urinary Incontinence

Surgical Management of Pelvic Organ Prolapse

Textbook of Fetal Abnormalities

Ultrasonography in Obstetrics and Gynecology

Ultrasound of Fetal Syndromes

Ultrasound in Gynecology

Urogynecology and Reconstructive Pelvic Surgery

Urologic Surgery for the Gynecologist and Urogynecologist

Vaginal Surgery for the Urologist

Yen & Jaffe's Reproductive Endocrinology

Other Online resources

See our resources page for a full list of online resources the library service provides, including BMJ Case Reports, UpToDate, DynaMed and Anatomy TV.

Evidence Based Clinical Summaries


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UpToDate is an evidence-based, peer-reviewed information resource providing topic reviews that include a synthesis of the literature, the latest evidence and specific recommendations for patient care.

The Obstetrics, Gynaecology and Women's Health section contains a range of topic reviews.


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We now have access to DynaMed, the popular clinical information resource. 

Search clinically-organised summaries for more than 3,400 topics, designed for health care professionals for use at point-of-care.

All evidence is clinically evaluated and integrated into DynaMed's existing content on a daily basis, so that a synthesis of the best evidence is always available. 

Click on Browse Categories, and take a look at the Obstetric and Gynecologic Conditions section for a range of topic summaries.

Clinical Knowledge Summaries

Clinical Knowledge Summaries provide a summary of the current evidence base and practical guidance on best practice in respect of over 330 common and/or significant primary care presentations.

The Women's Health section covers many topics.

Current Awareness

We have collected the RSS feeds of some top Obstetric and Gynaecology journals and news sites and put them all in one place for you to browse at your convenience. 

Hosted by Netvibes,  your Obstetrics and Gynaecology current awareness page means you only have to go to one place, rather than visiting each individual website that you are interested in.

If there is a feed that you want us to include, just let us know and we'll add it in.

Table of Contents (TOC) Alerts 

Table of Contents alerts automatically notify you when a new issue of a journal is published.

If you want us to set up a TOC alert for you, just get in touch and we can set up the alert to come straight to your email inbox.

For more information TOC alerts and other ideas on how to keep up to date, see our Current Awareness page.

Useful Links



  • Childinfo.org - Maternal Health Statistics provided by UNICEF, covering maternal mortality, delivery care and antenatal care.
  • CTG Tutor - a computer assisted learning package designed for obstetricians, midwives and students, it teaches the interpretation of the intrapartum CTG.
  • Medical Careers: Obstetrics & Gynaecology - information on obs and gynae as a specialty. Including data on what it is like to work in obs and gynae, the types of patients, disease and conditions you are likely to encounter throughout your career, the training pathways you can follow and a whole host of statistics to help you understand what your future career prospects in the specialty could be.