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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 Sage website, click on the Access/Profile icon at the top right of the page, then click on View access options:

Now click on the Access through your institution button on the the form that appears:

On the new page, under Search for your institution, begin typing Royal College of Surgeons of England and click on the name of the College when it appears:

Once the website has finished processing the request, you will be logged in to Sage and will see Royal College of Surgeons in the top right-hand corner:

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.