The Western Health Library Service is located at both Western Hospital Footscray and Sunshine Hospital.The Libraries provide study areas with computers, electronic resources, audio-visual resources, printing and photocopying facilities along with hard-copy resources such as journals, books and DVDs. Qualified Library Staff provide relevant, timely and quality information to Library Users, in order to provide support in patient care, teaching, learning and research. Access is only available to Western Health staff and Students on rotation / clinical placement.
If you need a Literature Search or require Journal Articles, maybe you have a Request for Purchase or would just like to book a convenient time to meet up with one of our Librarians? Then please submit one of Western Health Library forms
This resource provides simultaneous searching and linking over multiple Library resources. Remote access to full text requires Library Membership.
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Our Western Health Access - Libraries Electronic Service portal provides a single listing of all our electronic databases, Books and eJournals arranged in title order. If experiencing difficulties accessing WHALES, clear all your browser history and cookies OR use an alternative browser eg FIrefox or the latest version of IE.
Clinicians Health Channel
Remote access requires a username and password. Click on the
Registration page for more information. http://weblink.hcn.com.au/ks_entity.aspx?stage=&customer=36265
Document Delivery for journal articles and books.
Database Training in groups or one-on-one e.g. Medline, Pubmed, CINAHL, Evidence Based Practice Resources, Endnote
Access to electronic databases, eBooks and eJournals both from home and at work
Access to computers for Internet, Microsoft Office, hospital clinical programs
Printing and photocopy facilities
Book loans to Staff and to Melbourne University Medical and Physiotherapy students
After hour access for Western Health Staff
Phone: (03) 8345 6655 or 8395 8036Fax: (03) 9317 0847Email: [email protected]
ManagerIlana Jackson Phone:(03) 8395 8032
Document Delivery Phone: (03) 8345 6655Training Phone: (03) 8345 6872
View top journals from your field in the BrowZine Scholarly Journal Room! BrowZine is a browsable newsstand of the library’s top journals. Easily discover, read, and monitor the key journals in your field.
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