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For all library enquiries please email

SA Health Library Service Knowledge Manager

Mary Peterson
Telephone: (08) 8222 5443
Fax: (08) 8222 3152
Mobile: +61 - (0) 478 494 030

SA Health Library Service (SAHLS) site libraries

Drug and Alcohol Services SA Library
​91 Magill Road, Stepney SA 5069 
Telephone: (08) 7425 5075
Kathy Larrigy, Site Library Manager. Telephone: (08) 7425 5079
Karen Hill, Mental Health Reference Librarian. Telephone: (08) 7425 5077

Lyell McEwin Hospital Library
Haydown Road Elizabeth Vale SA 5112
Telephone: (08) 8182 9170 Email: 
Wanda Pomeroy, Site Library Manager. Telephone: (08) 8133 2207

Modbury Hospital Library
Smart Road Modbury SA 5092
Telephone: (08) 8161 2356  Email:
Jillian Small, Site Librarian. Telephone:  (08) 8161 2356

Noarlunga Hospital and Health Services Library
Alexander Kelly Drive Noarlunga Centre SA 5168
Telephone: (08) 8384 9221  Email: 
Gus Lashchuk, Site Librarian. Mon. Telephone: (08) 8384 9221
Ros Taylor Parkins, Librarian. Thurs. Telephone: (08) 8384 9221

The Queen Elizabeth Hospital Library 
28 Woodville Road Woodville South SA 5011
Telephone: (08) 8222 7373  Email: 
Karen Wilkins, Site Library Manager. Telephone: (08) 8222 5533
Rachel Davey, Librarian. Telephone: (08) 8222 6408
Anna Holasek, Librarian. Telephone: (08) 8222 8481

RAH/SA Pathology Library | Country Health SA  | Dept. for Health and Ageing | SA Dental Service | SA Ambulance Service
PO Box 14, Rundle Mall,
Adelaide SA 5000
Telephone: (08) 8222 3134 Email:
Karen Wilkins, Site Library Manager. Telephone: (08) 8222 5533
Jana Herber, Electronic Services Librarian. Telephone: (08) 8222 3681

Repatriation General Hospital Library
Daws Road, Daw Park SA 5041
Telephone: (08) 8275 1347 Email: 
Kathy Larrigy,  Mon. Telephone: 8275 1649
​Gus Lashchuk, Librarian, Thurs. Telephone: 8275 1702

Women's and Children's Health Network Library
Level 3 Gilbert Building
72 King William Rd North Adelaide SA 5006
Telephone: (08) 8161 7263 Email:

Gus Fraenkel Medical Library (for FMC staff)
Gus Fraenkel Medical Library is a branch of the Flinders University Library.
Location: Level 5, Building E, Flinders Medical Centre.
Telephone: (08) 8204 5678
Janet Surma, Librarian, Mon-Thurs. Telephone: (08) 8204 7602
Gus Lashchuk, Librarian, Tues. & Fri. Telephone: (08) 8204 7358

Check my library account - see what you have on loan, hold and due dates

Check my Interlibrary loan requests - see what articles or books you have received or are waiting for


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What's New

Emcare Nursing (Ovid) : Over 3,700 international nursing and allied health journals indexed and with no embargoes. Please have a look and let us know what you think via this feedback form.

New items added to the catalogue  - This list comprises new items added to the SAHLS site libraries in the previous month. If an item is not held at your branch site, you may request it by placing a hold.

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Australian Medicines Handbook Aged Care Online


Elsevier ClinicalKey Australia Elsevier ClinicalKey Nursing Australia


Free medical Dictionary   
Harrison's Principles of Internal Medicine 20th ed. Meylers Side effects of Drugs


Australian Immunisation Handbook 2016 Toxicology Handbook, 3rd edn

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ClinicalKey ClinicalKey for Nursing

Australian Immunisation Handbook 2016 Harrison's Principles of Internal Medicine 19th ed. DSM-V Toxicology Handbook, 3rd edn ABCD's of Emergency Medicine Meylers Side effects of Drugs

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Online resources for all SA Health staff

Finding Grey Literature Resources

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Information designed for patients can be found on several of the Resources subscribed to By SA Health Library Service. This information should be reviewed by clinicians before giving to patients to ensure it is appropriate.

UpToDate Patient Information

ClinicalKey Patient Handouts (For use inside Government Network)

ClinicalKey (requires SALUS  logon for use offsite.) Choose the More dropdown menu and select Patient Education

eTGs - over 50 patient handouts

Natural Medicines Database Patient Handouts on Alternative and Natural Therapies

Access Medicine Patient Education for Adults, Children and Medicines




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