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Inter-Library Loans

When a book or journal article is not held by the Library, arrangements can usually be made to obtain it from another Library. Different charges are involved with the various service levels.

Service type

Maximum supplier
turnaround time


Express 2 hours $16.50 + $33.00 levy
Rush 24 hours $16.50 + $16.50 levy
Core 4-10 days $16.50 + delivery charges

Please direct any enquiries regarding document delivery to:
Margaret Gillies
8890 6264


Literature Searches

Searches are conducted on local and overseas databases in the Health/Biological areas, eg Embase, Medline, Evidence Based Medicine Reviews (EBMR) and AMI.
Online searches are performed by the Library staff.

To conduct an online search, please contact:
Bernadette Nichol
Linda Mulheron


Liaison & Coordinating Services

Linda Mulheron , the Manager is responsible for co-ordinating activities with respect to the acquistion of serials, books and other print and non-print resourcesand allocation of ISBN numbers for published work of staff. In copyright issues, Linda is the main advisor for the Western LHD.


Online Databases

CIAP is the Clinical Information Access Portal for accessing the various databases used at the point of care as well as for research.
The Secondary databases which contain evidence -based practice information are:

Cochrane Library EBMR
Best Practice BMJ Joanna Briggs Institute (Nursing)
BestBets (Emergency) PEDro
OTseeker SpeechBite
PscyBite UpToDate

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