Library Guides


The ANZCA Library provides access to a range of specialised health and education databases and websites.


Popular databases/collections  


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Ovid Medline

Visible Body

(Human Anatomy Atlas) [Trial]
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PubMed Therapeutic Guidelines
(eTG Complete)
Trip Database (Pro)      




AccessAnesthesiology AccessAnesthesiology is a comprehensive online resource covering the entire spectrum of anesthesiology from the basics to specialty-specific content.    
AccessMedicine AccessMedicine is a comprehensive online medical resource that provides instant access to videos, self-assessment, and leading medical textbooks that facilitate decision-making at the point-of-care.    



Audio-Digest (LDI Clinical Compendia Anesthesiology) provides online and mobile access to 371 accredited audio lectures and board reviews presented by experts from leading institutions, bringing clinicians a convenient continuing medical education (CME/CE) experience. Free registration required to access. Library Guide available App available


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AusDI (Australian Drug Information) contains over 80,000 pages of Australian medicines information, a product identifier tool, and interactions and safety modules. Free registration required to access via mobile devices. Library Guide available App available
Australian Indigenous HealthInfoNet Australian Indigenous HealthInfoNet is an innovative Internet resource that aims to inform practice and policy in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health by making research and other knowledge readily accessible.    
Australian Medicines Handbook
(AMH Online via ClinicalKey Australia)
The Australian Medicines Handbook is an independent, evidence-based national drug reference. It offers concise, reliable and comprehensive information with easy-to-find comparative drug data allowing users to compare drugs and make informed prescribing choices.    
Cambridge Core Cambridge Core provides access to Cambridge University Press's book and journal content.    
CareSearch CareSearch provides information about palliative care for patients, carers and families as well as for the health professionals providing their care.    


(Australian Edition)

ClinicalKey is a medical search engine and database tool that offers access to the Elsevier medical library. The service aims to provide a source of clinical answers and inclides online books, journals, videos, drug information and procedures. Library Guide available App available
Cochrane Library The Cochrane Library is a collection of six databases that contain different types of high-quality, independent evidence to inform healthcare decision-making, and a seventh database that provides information about Cochrane groups. Tutorials  
Drug Information Portal Drug Information Portal is maintained by the National Library of Medicine (NLM).    


(Education Resources Information Center)

ERIC is an online library of education research and information, sponsored by the Institute of Education Sciences (IES) of the U.S. Department of Education. Tutorials  
Europe PMC Europe PMC is a repository, providing access to worldwide life sciences articles, books, patents and clinical guidelines. Europe PMC provides links to relevant records in databases such as Uniprot, European Nucleotide Archive (ENA), Protein Data Bank Europe (PDBE) and BioStudies.    
Google Scholar Google Scholar provides a simple way to broadly search for scholarly literature. From one place, you can search across many disciplines and sources: articles, theses, books, abstracts and court opinions, from academic publishers, professional societies, online repositories, universities and other web sites. Tutorials  
Health Systems Evidence Health Systems Evidence is a comprehensive, free access point for evidence to support policy makers, stakeholders and researchers interested in how to strengthen or reform health systems or in how to get cost-effective programs, services and drugs to those who need them.    
Informit Health Collection

Informit Health Collection covers more than 190 titles from Australasia (including ANZCA publications), including peer-reviewed journals, trade publications, conference papers and e-books. Coverage includes evidence-based healthcare extending to all nursing specialties and professions.

Citation-access only.

LWW Health Library LWW Health Library's Anesthesiology collection covers core content in every major anaesthesiology sub-discipline - echocardiography, pain management and more. The collection also includes an extensive video library of 600 procedures and more than 2,000 Q&As to support learning needs and written and oral board preparation.     
Ovid Ovid provides access to online journals, books, multimedia and a personal workspace to save searches and projects.    
Ovid Medline Ovid MEDLINE is produced by the U.S. National Library of Medicine (NLM) and covers the international literature on biomedicine, including the allied health fields and the biological and physical sciences, humanities, and information science as they relate to medicine and health care. Information is indexed from approximately 5,600 journals published worldwide. Library Guide available  
Oxford Medicine Online Oxford Medicine Online provides access to a collection of e-books, including the Oxford Handbook series.    
Oxford Journals Oxford University Press (OUP) publish a range of journals including BJA, BJA Education, and Pain Medicine.    
Procedures Consult Procedures Consult is an online procedure reference tool that offers access to complete details on how to prepare for, perform and follow up on the most common procedures required in hospital settings. Each procedure includes ICD9 codes, procedural videos, step-by-step guidelines, and clinical pearls.    
PubMed PubMed comprises more than 26 million citations for biomedical literature from MEDLINE, life science journals, and online books.
Access Note: Click on the ANZCA logo in PubMed to link direct to the full-text article
Library Guide available  

Primal Pictures


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Primal Pictures (Anatomy.TV) offers a suite of 3D digital anatomy resources to support education and clinical practice: this includes a full range of content from regional and body system-based models.    

Springer for Research and Development

Springer for Research and Development provides access to access to documents from medical and scientific journals, books, series, protocols and reference works.    
Taylor & Francis eBooks Taylor & Francis eBooks offers access to scientific, technical and medical references from Taylor & Francis (formerly CRCnetBASE).    

Therapeutic Guidelines

(eTG Complete)

Therapeutic Guidelines (eTG complete) is a leading source of accurate, independent and practical treatment advice for a wide range of clinical conditions. It includes explicit instructions for therapy, assisting practitioners in making decisions to ensure their patients receive optimum treatment.    
Trip Database (Pro) Trip is a clinical search engine designed to allow users to quickly and easily find and use high-quality research evidence to support their practice and/or care. Library Guide available  

Visible Body (Human Anatomy Atlas) [TRIAL]

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Visible Body (Augmented Reality in Human Anatomy Atlas 2018) enables users to visualize gross anatomy and microanatomy as they would in a lab room with cadavers or specimens. Library Guide available  
Wiley Online Library Wiley Online Library hosts a multidisciplinary collection of online resources covering life, health and physical sciences, social science, and the humanities.    
Wood Library Museum Wood Library-Museum of Anesthesiology (American Society of Anesthesiologists) has digitised many of their publications and historical books.    


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