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In line with COVID restrictions currently in effect in Victoria, the Library space is closed to visitors until further notice.

Library staff are available online for assistance 9am to 5pm Monday to Friday.

At normal times:

The Carl de Gruchy Library is open to St Vincent's Hospital, Melbourne staff and students, Monday to Friday 10am to 4pm.
Current Covid-safe measures at St Vincent's Hospital, Melbourne hospital apply to entry.

Services such as Literature searching tutorials & EndNote tutorials are available online. 

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NSQHS Standards - Live Literature Searches

Access 11 Pubmed expert searches about NSQHS accreditation topics:

  1. Open SVHM custom view of Pubmed (to access SVHM full text subscriptions)
  2. Click here to access and run searches 

These searches are brought to you by a group of Australian health librarians.


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Offisite access to library resources on this site is available to SVHM staff and students. 

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Please contact the SVHA IT Helpdesk on 1300 518 001 for any password problems.

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Subject Guides > New online books in Anaesthesia, Emergency Medicine, Oncology 

    and Respiratory Medicine

Online Book Collection


Access over 130 e-books, including the most current Harrison's Principles and Practice of Medicine.

Features CME resources, Quick Reference tools and Case Files. Over 30,000 images available for download plus 800 videos and animations. See our guide for more details


Over 1,000 books, 80,000 images and 2,000 videos are available.

The well known Oxford textbooks and Oxford handbooks are included.


Over 6,000 books and journals. Subject coverage includes: Biomedical and Life Science, Medicine, Behavioural Science and Psychology. Download chapters or the entire book. 


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. Please give us your feedback! If you would like to know more, just contact us! 

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