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Barwon Health Library Service: Frequently Asked Questions

Evidence for Excellence

Where can I find the library

There are 2 libraries available to staff at Barwon Health

Library login details

If you have registered for a Library Membership your library member number is the same as your staff employee number.

If you have forgotten your password you can set/reset your password.

Contact the library if you require any further assistance with your library login details

Checking and renewing your loans

Renew online by logging in with your Library membership number and password.

Once you are logged in then click on your name in the top right hand corner and choose My Account from the dropdown box

Contact the library if your books are overdue

After Hours Access to the Library

Staff have 24 hour access to the St Mary's Hall Library via their proxy card. This Library is staffed from 8:30 am - 5:00 pm Mon - Fri.

Literature search help

Literature Search Request Form - We can help you find evidence based information for your patient care, teaching, professional development, research, policy/protocol development, or management purposes.

Book a Consultation - For library members completing assignments, or personal study, we can not do the literature search for you but we will assist you with search strategy design and database training 

Help with finding an article, chapter or book

If you can not find or access the article, chapter or book you require on our Catalogue or A-Z eJournals List you can fill out a Document Supply Request Form and we will get it in for you

Filtering your Library Catalogue Search

When searching the library catalogue you are able to narrow your search to the type of item you require such as journal articles, print books, eBooks, print journals or eJournals.

For further information please refer to the Using Catalogue Search Filters information sheet, or please don't hesitate to contact us

Accessing journals and databases from offsite

Join the Library to access the resources from offsite

Links to our databases are on the A-Z Databases List

You can search the Catalogue for links to our ebooks, ejournals and articles.

If you are looking for an ejournal you can also search the A-Z ejournal list

Not all of our services are available to students on clinical placement or non-Barwon Health staff

Linking Library Full Text access to Google Scholar

By linking Barwon Health Library to your Google Scholar it will allow you to quickly access full text articles from your Google Scholar results where we have access

Returning books to the library

At this time items can only be returned to the St Mary's Library & Research Centre during opening hours.

Please contact the library if you are unable to return your items during these hours

Items can be returned to the McKellar Centre library after-hours return chute just outside the library entrance