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Borrowing

You can borrow all Auburn Hospital Library items except serials. You can borrow a maximum of 10 items for a period of 3 weeks and renew items twice unless reserved by someone else. For more information visit Westmead and Auburn Hospital Library Terms and Conditions

Registration 

If you are an Auburn Hospital staff member or a Notre Dame medical student on clinical placement you can fill in a Westmead and Auburn Hospital Library Registration Form.  
If you are other WSLHD staff or students please contact your Facility Library to register. 

Catalogue 

You can find items to borrow using the Library Catalogue which can be used to find items available for borrowing at Libraries within the Western Sydney Local Health District, Nepean Blue Mountains Local Health District and The Sydney Children's Hospitals Network. 

Renew and reserve items

You can renew items or reserve items from another library to be picked up at Auburn Hospital Library by contacting us.  
You can renew or reserve an item currently on loan yourself online by logging in to the Library Catalogue

For further help visit the Catalogue page. 

 

Computers and Technology

Computers 

All staff and clinical students are welcome to use the available kiosk computers to access the intranet, internet, complete mandatory training and access eResources such as the Library Catalogue and the Clinical Information Access Portal. 

Wi-Fi 

Free WiFi is available in the hospital. Notre Dame students on placement can use EduRoam.

Multi-function device

There is a multi-function device available for work-related purposes that can print, scan and photocopy both black/white and colour using a staff card. 

Other Equipment

Other equipment include a binder, laminator and guillotine. 

 

Interlibrary loans and document delivery

Interlibrary loans and document delivery is a service to obtain copies of journal articles and book chapters as well as loans of books when they are not accessible through eResources.  

You can request an interlibrary loan or document delivery by filling in the Westmead and Auburn Hospital Interlibrary Loan and Document Delivery Request Form or follow the article request links in CIAP/Ovid.  

For more information view the Auburn Hospital Library Interlibrary Loans and Document Delivery page. 

 

Literature Searches

A literature search is a systematic search using a wide breadth of information resources to obtain references on a specific topic.

You can request a literature search by completing a Westmead and Auburn Hospital Library Literature Search Request Form

If you require help and training with conducting a literature search please contact us.  

 

Meeting room and video conferencing

Bookings 

You can book the Audio-Visual meeting room with video conferencing functionality by emailing WSLHD-AuburnHospitalLibrary@health.nsw.gov.au with your: 
  • meeting subject 
  • date and time 
  • whether video conferencing is required 

 

Video conferencing instructions 

Instructions on how to use the video conferencing technology is available in the room or on the Auburn Hospital Library Video Conferencing page. 

 

Purchasing Items

You can request an item be purchased for the library or your department by filling in the Westmead and Auburn Hospital Library Purchasing Request Form

 

Training

Auburn Hospital Library provides training to help you improve your information and research skills. Training topics include beginner and advanced searching using databases such as Medline and PubMed, the Clinical Information Access Portal (CIAP), effective search strategies, evidence-based practice, EndNote and keeping up to date.  

 

Scheduled and tailored sessions 

You can sign up for scheduled training sessions using My Health Learning.  
You can arrange one-on-one or group training, in-services or library orientations by contacting us
For more information including a list of scheduled sessions view the Library Training Courses page.  

 

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