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Welcome to SALUS

Welcome to the SA Health Library

Your gateway to State-wide information and knowledge resources

How to use this site:

  • To start searching - use the main SALUS Search box to locate journals, eBooks, articles and print books
  • Login with your SALUS username and password when prompted
  • All "core" medical and health resources are accessible from this main page
  • Inter-Library Loans - To submit a request click on your site library tab (located towards the top of this screen).
  • Access your organisation's specific resources by clicking on your site library tab located at the top of the screen
  • For your convenience, databases and the AtoZ Journal list can still be accessed separately

Register for a SALUS login (please use Chrome, IE10 or Firefox to open this form)

More about applying for a SALUS login. Are you eligible?

You can reset your password if you have forgotten it or wish to change it.

SA Health Library Service Knowledge Manager

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

The SA Health Library Service includes the following site libraries

Drug and Alcohol Services SA Library
161 Greenhill Road Parkside SA 5063
Telephone: (08) 8274 3361   Email:
Kathy Larrigy, Site Library Manager. Telephone: (08) 8274 3360
Karen Hill, Mental Health Reference Librarian. Telephone: (08) 8274 3360

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

Modbury Hospital Library
Smart Road Modbury SA 5092
Telephone: (08) 81612356  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. Telephone: (08) 8384 9221

The Queen Elizabeth Hospital Library 
28 Woodville Road Woodville South SA 5011
Telephone: (08) 8222 7373  Email:
Lindsay Harris, Site Library Manager. Telephone: (08) 8222 6161
Senior Librarian. Telephone: (08) 8222 6408

RAH/SA Pathology Library
PO Box 14, Rundle Mall,
Adelaide SA 5000
Telephone: (08) 8222 3134 Email:
Caryl Armstrong, Site Library Manager. Telephone: (08) 8222 3134
Electronic Services Librarian. Telephone: (08) 8222 3681

Repatriation General Hospital Library
Daws Road Daw Park SA 5041
Telephone: (08) 8275 1347 Email:
Robyn Davis, Site Library Manager. Telephone: (08) 8275 1702
Janet Surma, Reference Librarian. Telephone: (08) 8275 1929

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


UpToDate Anywhere


UpToDate Anywhere Is available for SAHealth Staff NOW.  Just click on UpToDate and follow the login/registration link. Registration is simple but must be done from a SAHealth Computer, after which you can access UpToDate anywhere and on any mobile device. Please see the QuickStart tab for instructions.


New resources

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.

QR Code for quick access to SALUS on your mobile


Use your QR scanner to access the SALUS site on your mobile device. Save it as a favourite on your mobile device for quick and easy future access.


Google scholar

If you wish to search Google scholar and include automatic links to the SALUS fulltext subscriptions, please add SALUS to your settings in Google scholar. Please note these links can be unreliable at times.

Quick access shortcuts

No need to login for quick onsite access to these resources


For ISO's, select Purchase and fill in the form. Purcahse will be granted upon form authorisation by Mary Peterson.


You will need your SALUS login for  offsite access to these resources

Need to register onsite first




Online resources for all SA Health staff

How to read and understand Evidence Based Practice literature

JBI (Joanna Briggs Institute) - Access via your organisation's database page


Services available from South Australian Health Libraries

Please use Chrome, IE10 or Firefox to open forms

  • Register for a SALUS logon - Access to electronic resources - available to all SA Health staff (please use Chrome, IE10 or Firefox to open this form)
  • Literature search request - Complete this form for a librarian to search the databases for journal articles for your project, research or assignment (please use Chrome, IE10 or Firefox to open this form)
  • Document delivery and inter-library loans - Select your site library tab for more information
  • Training sessions - Book individual or group training sessions on how to access library resources and search the databases (please use Chrome, IE10 or Firefox to open this form)
  • Request an EndNote training session or report a problem (View the EndNote Help Guide) (please use Chrome, IE10 or Firefox to open this form)
  • Ask a librarian after hours (Chasing the Sun)  - Use this link after hours to chat live with a librarian in the U.K.  They will assist you with your patient related clinical queries. About Chasing the Sun