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Westmead Hospital Library will officially re-open its doors on Monday, 25 June, 2018, as the refurbishment project comes to an end.

The library has been refurbished by the University of Sydney, in partnership with Western Sydney Local Health District.
All Westmead precinct and University of Sydney staff and students can use the new library.

Guided tours and information sessions are available click here to book in for a tour and click here to book in for an information session on using the new library.

You can view the layout of the refurbished Westmead Hospital Library here: stages of improvement small

If you would like to read the fact sheet, including frequently asked questions click here.

Service Outline

Westmead Hospital Library as the major teaching hospital library in Western Sydney provides an information service to our staff and students. Our service supports training and evidence-based practice with emphasis on life long learning skills. The Westmead Hospital Library serves the Western Sydney Local Health District (WSLHD) geographical area.

 

Transport
  • 10 minute walk to the train station.
  • Bus stops located close to hospital as well as a shuttle service from the Hospital to Parramatta.
  • On campus parking for staff accessed via staff ID.
  • Parking for $8.00 per day for externals.

 

Disability Facilities
The Library has disablity access and facilities:
  • Lift access
  • Disabled parking
  • Disabled toilets

 

Westmead Hospital Library

Telephone
02 8890 6266
Fax
02 8890 8527
Email
WSLHD-WestmeadLibrary@health.nsw.gov.au
Internal Address
2nd Floor
Education Block
Westmead Hospital
External Mailing Address
Westmead Hospital Library
Westmead Hospital
PO Box 192
Westmead  NSW 2145

Key Staff Contact Details

Linda Mulheron Library Manager
02 8890 6262
Email: Linda.Mulheron@health.nsw.gov.au
Bernadette  Nicholl  Deputy Manager
02 8890 6261
Email: Bernadette.Nicholl@health.nsw.gov.au
Glenda Browne Librarian
02 8890 7854
Email: Glenda.Browne@health.nsw.gov.au
Julie Nolan Librarian (Mon-Wed)
02 8890 6264
Email: Julie.Nolan@health.nsw.gov.au
Betty Brown Library Technician
02 8890 7856
Email: Betty.Brown@health.nsw.gov.au
Vicki Mamo Library Technician
02 8890 6941
Email: Veronica.Mamo@health.nsw.gov.au
Antonella Quinzi Library Assistant
02 8890 6266
Email: Antonella.Quinzi@health.nsw.gov.au
Suzie Tuyau Administrative assistant
02 8890 6941
Email: Suzie.Tuyau@health.nsw.gov.au
Wendy Carr Administrative assistant
02 8890 6641
Email: Wendy.Carr@health.nsw.gov.au

Hours of Service

Monday - Thursday 0930 - 1700
Friday 0930-1300
Closed on Public Holidays
After hours access available for Clinicians and Sydney University students who are attached to the hospital.
You need to register at the Library for access.

Service Outline

Service Profile

Reporting Line and Organisational Position Executive Directorate, Westmead Hospital Library  reports to Prof Stephen Leeder, Director of Research and Education Network.

Department Outline

Westmead Hospital Library, as the major teaching hospital library in Western Sydney, provides an information service to our staff and students. Our service supports training and evidence-based practice with emphasis on life long learning skills.

List of Services

  • The Collection consists of books, journals (print  & electronic) and multimedia
  • 24/7 urgent patient care service via Chasing the Sun
  • Literature searches
  • Inter-Library Loans/document delivery
  • Computer access for intranet and CIAP
  • Training: CIAP resources, Endnote, setting up E-TOCs
  • Photocopier (colour as well as black and white)
  • Copyright expert advice
  • Access lab for Sydney Uni students
  • Browsing area for journals.
  • Wireless access for LHD logins

 

Target Audience

  • Hospital staff (doctors, nurses and allied health staff)
  • Research staff
  • Sydney Uni students (Medical and Dental) and placement students from other Universities
  • External health professionals
  • Overseas trained doctors and dentists

Geographical Area Served

Western Sydney Local Area Health District

Transport

  • 10 minute walk to the train station
  • Bus stops located close to hospital as well as a shuttle service from the Hospital to Parramatta
  • On campus parking for staff accessed via staff ID
  • Parking for $8.00 per day for externals

Disability Facilities

The Library has disablity access and facilities:

  • Lift access
  • Disabled parking
  • Disabled toilets

Related Services

Westmead Hospital Library is part of the Western Sydney LHD
Other members are:
  • Auburn Hospital Library
  • Blacktown Hospital Library
  • Cumberland Mental Health Library
  • Diversity Health Institute Library
  • FASS (Forensic & Analytical Science Service)
  • Mt Druitt Hospital Library

There is also a reciprocal borrowing agreement for Western Sydney LHD staff to borrow from:
  • Blue Mountains Hospital Library
  • The Children's Hospital at Westmead Library
  • Nepean Hospital Library

Overall, all these Libraries have an invaluable resource, Spydus which is the  shared  Library catalogue.

"The Westmead Hospital Library offers a 24/7 service, please see 'Hours of Service' for more information "

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