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UpToDate references now link to Barwon Health Library ejournals. Click on the article title of interest and then on the "Check for Full Text availability button". If we subscribe to the journal, this will provide you with access (as long as you are a library member). If not, copy the details into this form and we will get it for you.     

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  • Training in Library resources. The Library can provide customised training in all areas relating to the use of Library resources.
  • Meeting RoomsThe library has a variety of different meeting rooms available for booking

In the Literature

Elements - Keep up to date with all of the Cochrane news from around Australia and beyond with the Cochrane Australia Quarterly Newsletter

Prevalence, goals of care and long-term outcomes of patients with life-limiting illness referred to a tertiary ICU.

Orford NR, Milnes SL, Lambert N, Berkeley L, Lane SE, Simpson N, Elderkin T, Bone A, Martin P, Corke C, Bellomo R, Bailey M. Crit Care Resusc. 2016 Sep;18(3):181-8.

Evolutionary and network analysis of virus sequences from infants infected with an Australian recombinant strain of human parechovirus type 3

Alexandersen S, Nelson TM, Hodge J, Druce J. Sci Rep. 2017 Jun 20;7(1):3861. doi: 10.1038/s41598-017-04145-2.

Evidence of exposure to Rickettsia felis in Australian patients.

Teoh YT, Hii SF, Graves S, Rees R, Stenos J, Traub RJ. One Health. 2016 Jun 4;2:95-98. doi: 10.1016/j.onehlt.2016.06.001. eCollection 2016 Dec

Defining melancholia: A core mood disorder.

Parker G, Bassett D, Outhred T, Morris G, Hamilton A, Das P, Baune BT, Berk M, Boyce P, Lyndon B, Mulder R, Singh AB, Malhi GS Bipolar Disord. 2017 May;19(3):235-237. doi: 10.1111/bdi.12501

Clinicians Health Channel Resources

Clinicians Health Channel

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Library News

  • Academic Skills Program

Barwon Health staff & students are invited to attend a new research training program developed by the Research Directorate and the Library. For more information

  • St Mary's Library & Research Centre Meeting Room Bookings

The library has 6 rooms of varying sizes available for meetings. To book a room, please fill out our Meeting Room Request Form.

  • Research Data Management Planning Checklist

The Checklist helps researchers plan how to manage research data prior to beginning a project, assists in writing ethics applications and research protocols, and provides links to resources and guides available in Barwon Health and other sources. 

  • UpToDate Anywhere re-verification period extended from 30 to 90 days

The re-verification period for UpToDate Anywhere access is not 90 days. Once registered, if you log in to UpToDate via the Barwon Health Library website at least once every 90 days, access to UpToDate Anywhere will continue without disruption. This log in must take place while connected to the Barwon Health Network and must be via the UpToDate link on the Library website.