Frequent Answered Questions (FAQs)
see also About us
Library FAQs

Q1. How do I become a member of the Library?

A1. Staff employed by DHA, students undertaking Scholar by DHA; Interns & Residents by DHA and DMC 3rd year & above students need to complete the Library Membership Form available online at the library site:


Q2. How can I access the Library's online resources from Home / Mobile?

A2. As soon as you become a member, a login details will be sent to you with the name: MyAthens”. This login entitled you to access remotely from anywhere.


Q3. Does the Library have UpToDate?

A3. Yes. Registration is needed from any computer within DHA’s network at


Q4. What resources can I access on my mobile?

A4. All of the Library's online resources can be accessed via mobile devices by two ways: 

- via mobile browser at

- by downloading the Library App from AppStore or PlayStore.


Q5. What is the name of the Reference & Citation Manager available in DHA?

A5. RefWorks is the available reference & citation manager in DHA and is free for all DHA staff and library members.


Q6. Can I get help with RefWorks? 

A6. Of course! To book a session on RefWorks (individual or group), please use the Ask Librarian Form


Q7. What are the approved medical search engines available in DHA Library? 

A7. PubMed, Ovid Medline & Google Scholar are the medical search engines used by DHA library.


Q8. How can I find out if the Library has a specific eJournal or eBook? 

A8. Open the Library Site and go to the Library Index AtoZ and type a keyword in the search box. Select between eJournals, eBooks or both.


Q9. Can I request an article the Library does not have? 

A9. Yes, you can. Just fill-in the Article Request Form available at Library Site


Q10. Can I book a Library orientation for staff/students?

A10. Yes! The library provide physical 1-hour orientation or online via WebEx. Just Contact us for further arrangements. See our contacts in this booklet.


Q11. Under which collection can I find the Evidence Based Medicine Resources? 

A11. Browse the Library Site and look for the tile “Point-Of-Care Collection (EBM).


Q12. What are the library resources accessible directly via Salama? 

A12. ClinicalKey, Medline Plus, UpToDate, Best Practice and Ask The Librarian Form are accessible directly via Salama