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"Things change. And friends leave. Life doesn't stop for anybody."
Stephen Chbosky


Michele Gaca – signing on!

Very excited to be joining Austin Health as your new Chief Librarian; I am only the 4th individual to hold that honour. Thank you to my team and everyone who have made me feel so welcome this week. I look forward to working and meeting with you all - after all .....

Knowledge shared is Knowledge gained!


Library opening hours

As all the library team are on board from Monday 19th May we will resume normal opening hours.

  • Monday to Thursday:  8:30 am to 6:00 pm
  • Friday:  8:30 am to 5:00 pm

We look forward to seeing you.


Roll up and expand your know how!

We have a few vacancies left in our training schedules:


  • Wednesday 21st May @ the Austin OR 
  • Friday 23rd May @ Repat



Psychiatry: the whole equation

All psychiatrists will be faced with helping a patient with suicidal thoughts and feelings, and the clinical and ethical questions, as well as the anxieties that this scenario raises. This special issue represents a concise series of papers that provides a comprehensive guide to the latest thought in suicide research.

The Lancet - Psychiatry – Special preview 2014

Lancet Psychiatry

Antibiotic resistance warning – WHO (World Health Organization)

This is the WHO's first global report on antibiotic resistance, bringing together in one report data from 114 countries. The report reveals a serious, worldwide threat to public health.

What you need to know - right now!

Key findings - summary;   Full report  (access will also be available from the Library Catalogue)


New books on display @ Austin

AMH aged care companion / Australian Medicines Handbook. 4th ed. AMH, 2014

Comprehensive tracheostomy care : the National Tracheostomy Safety Project manual / Edited by Dr Brendan McGrath. Wiley Blackwell, 2014

Endocrine and reproductive physiology / Edited by Bruce A. White and Susan P. Porterfield. 4th ed. Elsevier Mosby, 2013

Inpatient cardiovascular medicine / Edited by Brahmajee K. Nallamothu and Timir S. Baman.  Wiley Blackwell, 2014.

Just a moment too soon : what to expect when you have a premature baby / Judi Venten. Judi Venten, 2013

New books on display may be reserved. Call 9496 5393


Print journals received and currently on display

Note:  the links below provide access to the tables of contents, not necessarily the full text.  Full text may be retrieved from the A-Z Journal list (outside of Austin Health you will need your Library barcode no. and PIN)

Acta obstetricia et gynecologica Scandinavica.  Vol. 93, no. 5, 2014

American journal of cardiology.  Vol. 113, no. 8, 15 April 2014

American journal of medicine.  Vol. 127, no. 5, May 2014

Anaesthesia and intensive care.  Vol. 42, no. 3, May 2014

Annals of internal medicine.  Vol. 160, no. 9, 6 May 2014

Annals of thoracic surgery.  Vol. 97, no. 4, April 2014

Australian and New Zealand journal of obstetrics and gynaecology.  Vol. 54, no. 2, April 2014

Australian & New Zealand journal of psychiatry.  Vol. 48, no. 5, May 2014

BMJ.  Vol. 348, no. 7955, 26 April 2014

Disease-a-month.  Vol. 60, no. 4, April 2014 (Issues in men's health)

European journal of gynaecological oncology.  Vol. 35, no. 2, 2014

European journal of radiology.  Vol. 83, no. 5, May 2014

Internal medicine journal.  Vol. 44, no. 4, April 2014

Journal of clinical psychiatry.  Vol. 75, no. 3, March 2014; Vol. 75, suppl. 1, 2014
(Measurement-based strategies to assess and manage schizophrenia)

Journal of obstetrics and gynaecology.  Vol. 34, no. 3, April 2014

Journal of the American College of Cardiology.  Vol. 63, no. 13, 8 April 2014; Vol. 63, no. 14, 15 April 2014; Vol. 63, no. 16, 29 April 2014

Lancet.  Vol. 383, no. 9928, 3 May 2014

Lancet psychiatry.  Special preview. May 2014

Nature.  Vol. 509, no. 7498, 1 May 2014; Vol. 509, no. 7499, 8 May 2014

New England journal of medicine.  Vol. 370, no. 20, 15 May 2014

Nursing times.  Vol. 110, no. 19, 7 May 2014

Sleep medicine reviews.  Vol. 18, no. 3, June 2014