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Nursing SVHM: Nursing SVHM

Nursing resources at SVHM


Welcome to the Nursing SVHM Libguide. 

This is a library guide to resources and information for Nursing professionals at SVHM.                                                                         
The guide includes journals, Ebooks, and online resources. For all your nursing information queries.         

ContactAnna Lovang,

Journal Collection

    Internurse is UK's largest collection of peer      reviewed nursing content. 
    Home of the British Journal of Nursing.
                                  Internurse (MA health care) 

   Ovid Nursing Full-text Plus 

A collection of nursing journals in various disciplines provided by OVID, Wolters Kluwer.

Easy, full text access to journals such as:

  • Journal for Nurses in Professional Development
  • International Journal of Evidence-Based Healthcare
  • Journal of Hospice & Palliative Nursing

Browzine is an easy-to-use interface for browsing journals and locating articles. Use on your PC, or via a free app or on your device.

See the Library Homepage for more information.

 Access to Nursing subject titles here: Browzine - Nursing titles

SVHM Links

SVHM Education and Learning site

Journal of Advanced Nursing

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Nursing Critical Care Journal feed

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Health Times magazine (AU) Journal Feed

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Nursing SVHM Resource guide

The Nursing SVHM subject guide for Nurses is collated by Anna Lovang, Research Librarian at St. Vincent's Hospital Melbourne.

Please see all our resources available at:

Nursing databases

Access through the Library Homepage

  • Medline
  • Cochrane Library
  • Emcare
  • UpToDate

Online resources

Joanna Briggs Institute EBP Resources (non subscription)
Evidence-based practice resources used to assist healthcare professionals in clinical decision making. Included best practice information sheets, evidence summaries, systematic reviews and technical reports. Some free resources available.
Free resource: Joanna Briggs Special COVID-19 Collection

Social Care Institute of Excellence

 Social Care Online
 The UK’s largest database of information and research on all aspects of social care and social work.
 Includes nursing, home health care, prison care

Australian Indigenous HealthInfoNet



Australian Indigenous Health InfoNet
Providing support to those working in the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health sector by making research and other knowledge readily accessible. WA, Edith Cowan University

Nursing Research -SVHM

NRI -Nursing Research Interest group
(The NRI group supports nursing staff through St. Vincent's Hospital in Melbourne and Sydney to undertake research and professional development)
2021 NRI program


Resources: Supporting nurses to engage in research  
(Victorian Comprehensive Cancer Centre) 



Patient experience: "The Beryl Institute is the global community of practice committed to elevating the human experience* in healthcare".
Free registration to access, community and research resources. (US)

Education and Training

Request an article

For nursing literature not held by the Library please use our ILL (interlibrary loan service)

For copyright reasons use our ILL form at: Request forms - Request articles or book chapters

Healthcare professionals' experiences of using mindfulness training in a cardiology department - a qualitative study
Knudsen. Scandinavian Journal of Caring Sciences 2020, ISSN 0283-9318

Gaming in nursing education: Recent trends and future paths
Reed. Journal of Nursing Education 59(7):375 2020

Nursing Research

EBP - Evidence based practice

Evidence based practice - Step by Step (American Journal of Nursing Collection series)
Asking the Clinical Question, Steps of Evidence, critical appraisal processes)

Evidence based practice- SVHM Library Service
Overview of Evidence based practice. Jenny Fitzgerald, SVHM

Literature searching & Systematic Reviews

Literature searching - introduction SVHM Library Service

Systematic Reviews - introduction SVHM Library Service
Helen Wilding, SVHM Library Service. Set up a search strategy step by step. Systematic review process overview. Library tutorials.

Writing & Publishing

Writing for Publication for Nurses (English Edition)
An Easy-To-Follow Guide for Nurses. Copyright © 2000-2019 by John Wiley & Sons, Inc., or related companies.

Research and Evidence based Nursing Practice Issue 3 & 4 (March-April) 2019
Nursing Update Bulletin, SVHM Library Service, Anna Lovang 2019, (Nursing research, writing & publishing resources)

Scholarly Writing Library Guide - SVHM Library Service
Danila Durante, SVHM Library Service. Resources for writing health professional clinical or non-clinical work. This could be an article for publication, an internal report, or a grant application.

Writing Abstracts

Center for Nursing Excellence: Writing Abstracts - University of  Alabama at Birmingham (US)


ACORN Standards
ACORN Webinars
The Standards are supporting Australian perioperative nurses in delivering safe and high-quality perioperative care. 
(Member registration, Open access to webinars)

Drug & calculation resources

Clinician's Health Channel resources (CHC)
Department of Health, VIC. (Set up your own account to freely access resources)

  • eTG Complete - Therapeutic Guidelines 
  • AMH, Australian Medicines Handbook
  • MIMS Online & MIMS Mobile
  • Australian Injectable Drugs Handbook, 8th Edition
  • IBM Micromedex (US)


Anatomy & Images

Libguide Author

Anna Lovang, Research Librarian

Carl de Gruchy Library, St Vincent's Hospital Melbourne
+613 9231 2541

Literature Searching, Database Literature Search Education, Nursing liaison 
Monday, Tuesdays & alternate Wednesdays