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Nine research skills sessions coming up > A number of sessions on research skills will be running from Aug to Dec. Topics covered include database searching, reference management using RefWorks, research design, research data, research methods and more. You can pick and choose sessions according to interest.  Visit the Academic Skills Program page to view topics, dates and to register. 

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Library Services

  • Document Supply  Need an article, a book or a book chapter? We'll get it in for you
  • Literature searches The Library will conduct literature searches on your behalf
  • Current awareness services The Library can assist with the establishment and maintenance of current awareness alerts services, including topic searches and tables of contents
  • Book a consultation  A one-to-one session with a Library staff member
  • Training in Library resources The Library can provide customised training in all areas relating to the use of library resources
  • Meeting rooms The library has a variety of different meeting rooms available for booking

Library News

Confused by Copyright?

Check out the library's information on Copyright rules, and what you can do and cannot do here

Academic Skills Program

Barwon Health staff & students are invited to attend a new research training program developed by the Research Directorate and the Library. Round 2 of the program commences on the 3rd of August 2017  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, use 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 to 90 days

The re-verification period for UpToDate Anywhere access is now 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


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

Current status, opportunities, challenges and the paediatrician's role as the National Disability Insurance Scheme rolls out across Australia.

May T, Forrester M, Webber M, Roberts J, Spreckley M, Scheinberg A, Williams K. J Paediatr Child Health . 2017 Aug 9. doi: 10.1111/jpc.13641. 

Aspirin and incident depressive symptoms: A longitudinal cohort study over 8 years.

Veronese N, Koyanagi A, Stubbs B, Solmi M, Fornaro M, Fernandes BS, Muller C, Thompson T, Carvalho AF, Maggi S. Int J Geriatr Psychiatry. 2017 Aug 6. doi: 10.1002/gps.4767.

Evolution of Australian Percutaneous Coronary Intervention (from the Melbourne Interventional Group [MIG] Registry).

Yeoh J, Yudi MB, Andrianopoulos N, Yan BP, Clark DJ, Duffy SJ, Brennan A, New G, Freeman M, Eccleston D, Sebastian M, Reid CM, Wilson W, Ajani AE; Melbourne Interventional Group. Am J Cardiol. 2017 Jul 1;120(1):47-54. doi: 10.1016/j.amjcard.2017.03.258

Perceptions of fieldwork in occupational therapy.

Ingwersen K, Lyons N, Hitch D. Clin Teach. 2017 Feb;14(1):55-59. doi: 10.1111/tct.12518

Probable acute Epstein-Barr virus encephalitis in a 6-year-old girl.

MacDonald B, Diamond Y, McCloskey K, Standish J. J Paediatr Child Health. 2017 Aug 2. doi: 10.1111/jpc.13642. [Epub ahead of print] 

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Clinicians Health Channel

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