Check out consumer health information or current academic medical research from home.
To access eresources from home, you need to be a Victorian resident with a current State Library card. To obtain a card, join the Library.
Consumer Health Complete
General health and nutrition information for the consumer including, journal articles, reference books and health-related pamphlets.
eTG Complete (Therapeutic guidelines)
Current and authoritative medical information on an extensive range of conditions and diseases. This database describes the latest treatment options with links to current research and other resources from Australian based expert and independent clinical sources.
Health and Wellness Resource Center & Alternative Health Module 1980– (Gale)
Health and medical information from journals, magazines, reference books and more.
Access to this resource will cease on 1 January 2014.
Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition & Health Source: Consumer Edition 1975– (EBSCO)
A comprehensive subject range for interested consumers and health professionals. Includes journals and reference books, over 750 as full text, and 1000-plus titles indexed.
Informit Health Collection
Access to over 150 full-text journals and books on Australian and Pacific health topics. This collection also incorporates the Meditext database.
Oxford Reference Online: Medicine and Health
Reference works published by Oxford University Press.
Alt HealthWatch (Ebsco)
Full-text database focusing on complementary, holistic and integrated approaches to health care and wellness, often from peer-reviewed journals and reports. Includes pamphlets, booklets, special reports, original research and e-books.
Contains detailed information on pharmaceutical products currently available in Australia, prescription and over-the-counter medication. Please note: this is a secure website.
Articles on post-traumatic stress disorder and other mental health consequences of exposure to traumatic events.
Some of the Library's journal article and ebooks databases, and all of the Library's CD-ROMs, are only available from computers within the Library building. You can explore the subject menu which lists these. Many useful free websites are also included.
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