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Catalogue                                                                                                                                                     lib catalogue image

The Catalogue can be used to find resources held at libraries within the Western Sydney Local Health District, Nepean Blue Mountains Local Health District and The Sydney Children's Hospitals Network. Remote access and a mobile App is available. For help and more information click here.

Clinical Information Access Portal (CIAP)                                                                                               CIAP catelogue icon

The Clinical Information Access Portal (CIAP) provides access to information resources to support evidence-based practice at the point of care. Content includes online databases, books, journals and guidelines. Remote access is available. For help and more information click here.

ClinicalKey                                                                                                                                                 clinicalkey


ClinicalKey provides access to medical and surgical content including full-text books and journals, point-of-care monographs, customizable patient education handouts, drug monographs, videos, images, practice guidelines and clinical trials. Remote access is available. For help and more information click here.

ClinicalKey for Nursing                                                                                                                             clinicalkey

ClinicalKey for Nursing provides access to nursing content including full-text books and journals, point-of-care monographs, customizable patient education handouts, drug monographs, videos, images, practice guidelines and clinical trials. Remote access is available. For help and more information click here.

EndNote                                                                                                                                                      Endnote X9

EndNote X9 is a bibliographic referencing tool which can help you store and organise references such as journal articles, documents and website links. This resource can save you time when writing a research paper or article in Microsoft Word by allowing you to track citations and create a bibliography at the click of a button.

For help and more information including how to access EndNote at work and remotely click here.

MyAthens                                                                                                                                                  myathens2

MyAthens provides you with access to online information resources using a single login. You can access resources such as Proquest and the E-Resources Portal, which is an A-Z listing of available journals, ebooks and open access content. There is no need to remember the username and password for each resource as by logging into MyAthens you can access all online resources in one go. Remote access is available. For help and more information including how to register click here.

Proquest Hospital Premium Collection                                                                                                  proquest logo

The Proquest Hospital Premium Collection provides access to a collection of health care journals, evidence-based resources, and full-text dissertations. For help and more information click here.

Psychology and Behavioural Sciences Collection                                                                                     Psychology and Behavioral Sciences Collection logo

The Psychology and Behavioural Sciences Collection is an EBSCO database providing access to hundreds of full text journals covering topics such as child and adolescent psychology and counselling. For help and more information click here.

Search library resources with Ovid Discovery                                                                                            Search our collections logo

Click on the link below to search library resources at your Facility such as CIAP, the library catalogue, online books and journals, ClinicalKey, ClinicalKey for Nursing and Proquest Hospital Premium Collection.

Search Auburn and Westmead Hospital Library resources
Search Blacktown and Mt Druitt Hospital Library resources
Search Cumberland Hospital Library resources

BMJ Case Reports                                                                                      bmj_casereport_ico

BMJ Case Reports offers a high volume of cases in all disciplines so that healthcare professionals, researchers and others can easily find clinically important information on common and rare conditions. All articles are peer reviewed and copy edited before publication. Remote access is available. For help and more information click here.

Useful links


Adelaide Health Technology Assessment (AHTA): carry out evidence-based assessments of health interventions.

Australasian Legal Information Institute (AustLII): Australian legal information.

Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS): Australian statistics including health services, health conditions and information from the census.

Australian Centre for Evidence Based Aged Care (ACEBAC): conduct research, education and professional practice in aged care.

Australian Clinical Practice Guidelines: to help Australian clinicians and policy-makers access high quality, evidence-based clinical practice guidelines via a single entry point, from the National Health and Medical Research Council.

Australian Drug Information Network (ADIN): a search directory for alcohol, drug and mental health.

Australian Indigenous HealthInfoNet: for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health.

Australian Institute of Health & Welfare: Australian Government agency that provides independent and authoritative health and welfare information and statistics.

Australian Resuscitation Council (ARC): coordinates the teaching and practice of resuscitation.

Biomed Central: online biomedical publisher providing free & open access to peer-reviewed research papers.

CareSearch: palliative care information, evidence and resources.

Centre for Evidence-based Paediatrics, Gastroenterology and Nutrition: Gastroenterology and Nutrition (CEBPGAN): provide evidence-based information including randomised controlled trials and systematic reviews.

Clinical Practice Guidelines InfoBase (CPG Infobase): database of evidence-based Canadian clinical practice guidelines.

ERIC: search resources made available by the Institute of Education Sciences.

Geneva Foundation for Medical Education and Research (GFMER): links to free medical journals, a listing of global medical institutes and information on obstetrics, gynaecology and reproductive medicine.

Google Scholar: search scholarly literature. For help view the Google Scholar Help page.


informit: search content across health, humanities and social sciences. Full text can be accessed via the State Library of NSW here. You will need to enter your State Library of NSW or NSW public library card number. If you do not have a number follow the instructions on the screen noting that you can elect to receive your card via mail within 10 working days.

International Centre for Allied Health Evidence (iCAHE): resources to support evidence-based care in allied health.

Medical Journal of Australia Guidelines: clinical guidelines from the Australian Medical Association.

Medical Services Advisory Committee: appraises and provides funding advice on new medical services.



National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE): UK national guidance on promoting good health and preventing and treating ill health.

National Prescribing Service medicinewise (NPS medicinewise): digital health and data insights, health professional education and consumer information.

ORCID: to create your unique ORCID identifier to help connect you with all your research. Ensure you use your ORCID when submitting research to journals in order to be linked to the research.

OTseeker: systematic review abstracts, randomised controlled trials and other resources for occupational therapy.

Physiotherapy Evidence Database (PEDro): provides randomised trials, systematic reviews and clinical practice guidelines in physiotherapy from the Centre for Evidence-Based Physiotherapy.

Research Profiles: search for people involved in primary health care research from the Primary Health Care Research and Information Service.


State Library of NSW: has a range of resources which you can access by signing up for the library. You can also sign up for electronic resources using your local council public library card here then access resources by searching the catalogue here.

Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA): Australia's regulatory authority for therapeutic goods.

Trip: clinical search engine for evidence-based content. This free version provides keyword searching only.

Trove: search Australian content including books, images, newspapers and more from the National Library of Australia.


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