Clinical Librarians

Clinical Librarian Service

 

The Library offers a Clinical Librarian Service to library members.

The Clinical Librarians have expert knowledge of key research resources & databases, such as Medline, PubMed, Embase, The Cochrane Library & other nursing & allied health resources.

They can help hospital staff & researchers by searching & evaluating evidence-based information to support patient care & research activities.

 

Services

 

The Clinical Librarian team can:

  • Assist in identifying & locating research literature for clinical care questions & service improvement initiatives
  • Provide 1:1 searching assistance - make an appointment via phone, e-mail or in-person
  • Provide education & training in the use of key resources
  • Assist with systematic review & guideline development
  • Provide support to journal clubs, clinical & audit meetings
  • Participate in special projects where their expertise can add value

 

Education & Training

 

There are regular & ongoing training events during the year. Sessions are advertised under the Training section of the Library webpage. Bookings required.

The Clinical Librarian team can also run tailored training sessions & can present to your team during, or at:

  • In-service training
  • Formal education courses & events
  • Departmental meetings
  • Clinical case conferences
  • Off-site meetings

 

Literature Search Service

 

The Clinical Librarians have expert knowledge of the key databases, and can assist staff & researchers locate filtered, highly specific information. Make an appointment to discuss your search specifics, or submit an online form request.

 

Location

 

The Clinical Librarians operate from the Health Sciences Library (RMH Building) and the Learning Resource Centre (PMCC Building - restricted hours – see below). Drop in, or call, or email to speak to them. 

 

 

Contact Information

 

RMH, RWH & Mental Health
Catherine Voutier
Monday - Friday (RMH)
Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. | Phone: 9342 4089 (RMH)

PMCC Learning Resource Centre, L7
Smaro Lazarakis
Monday – Wednesday (PMCC)
Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. | Phone: 8559 7194 (PMCC); 9342 4088 (RMH)

Health Sciences Library [MAP]

PO Royal Melbourne Hospital

PARKVILLE, VIC 3050, AUSTRALIA

Phone: (03) 9342 8617; Fax: (03) 9342 8615

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Learning Resource Centre [MAP]

Level 7A, Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre

305 Grattan Street

MELBOURNE, VIC 3000, AUSTRALIA

Phone: (03) 8559 7194

 

Library Manager

Susan Monaghan;

Phone: (03) 9342 7346

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Health Sciences Library (RMH Building)

Hours (February - November):

Monday - Thursday: 8.30am - 6pm

Friday: 8.30am - 5pm

Summer Hours (December - January):

Monday - Friday: 8:30am - 5pm 


Learning Resource Centre (Peter MacCallum Building)

Staffed Hours (January - December):

Monday - Thursday: 10am - 2pm