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The Royal College of Surgeons of England


Accessing online resources

If you are not already logged into the RCS England website, please log in and then click on the link to the article or journal.

At the Oxford website, click the account icon at the top right of the page:

Now click on the Sign in through your institution button at the bottom right of the sign in form:

On the next page, click on Royal College of Surgeons of England. You may find it helpful to narrow the list by typing part of the name into the search box above the list of institutions:

The website should now do some processing and return you to your starting point.

You can tell if you are successfully logged in because our name will appear at the top of the sign in form if you click on the account icon again:

If your final destination is lost in the process, you can go back to click the original link to the article or journal, which will take you straight there.

Getting help with online resources


If you're having problems, we are here to help. You can get assistance through any of the following means:

  • Email: - we will usually respond with one working day
  • Telephone: 020 7869 6556 - the line is open between 9 am and 5 pm, Monday to Friday, excluding UK public holidays and College closure days
  • In person: members are welcome to visit the Library in person for assistance, and appointments can be arranged for in-person enquiries - please see the Library pages on the College website for more information.

It does help us if you can provide your College membership number with your enquiry - this will be on your membership page in the College website and on any personal communications sent by the College.