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Welcome to SALUS

Welcome to the SA Health Library Service


  • All "core" medical and health resources are accessible from this main page
  • Click HERE for Interlibrary Loan information
  • Access your organisation's specific resources by clicking on your site library  link located in the drop down menu under Site Libraries).
  • For your convenience, databases and the AtoZ Journal list can still be accessed separately
  • Your SALUS username and password will be required to access some library resources - login when prompted
  • Check my library account - see what you have on loan, hold and due dates
  • Join the SALUS Blog - receive information on new SA Health Library resources and services.

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.

Online CHAT with a SAHLS Librarian during office hours.
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Chasing the SunAsk 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 URGENT patient related clinical queries. About Chasing the Sun

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) 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. 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: 
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: 
​June Chin,  Mon. Telephone: 8275 1702
​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-Fri. 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

Three ways to submit your Interlibrary Loan request...

1.   Complete a blank Interlibrary Loan request form (login with your SALUS username and click Create Request from the left-hand panel). 

Don't forget to check the catalogue before submitting a request - you may have immediate access to the item

2.   Click the "Item not available...Request it!" link when using any OVID database (e.g. MedLINE; PsycINFO; EMBASE). Clicking on the link will automatically populate an Interlibrary Loan request form

3.   From the library catalogue click the "request it!" button to generate a pre-populated form. Look for the below button on the SALUS catalogue

HINT : You may need to scroll down the page to see the "request it" button​

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Access your Interlibrary Loan account

Click here and login with your username to access your Interlibrary Loan account

What will you find on your account page?

  • My Requests - A list of all your Interlibrary Loan requests (both current and completed)
  • Create Requests - Access to a blank request form
  • Search SALUS - A link to the SALUS online catalogue
  • Help - This link will open this Interlibrary Loan information page 
  • Sign Out - Leave your account

Contact the Interlibrary Loans Team

Email the Interlibrary Loans team here

Phone for assistance on 8282 0777 or 8222 3681

Or contact your "local" SA Health Library


Click HERE for more Interlibrary Loan information


UpToDate Anywhere

UpToDate Anywhere is available for SA Health Staff. Click on UpToDate and follow the login/registration link. Registration is simple but must be done from an SA Health computer, after which you can access UpToDate anywhere and on any mobile device. Please see the QuickStart tab for instructions.


What's New

State-wide access to JBIAll of SA Health now has access to the JBI database and tools (including Practice Manuals). To learn what's new with SA Health JBI account please click here to view the user guide

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.

AMH - Aged Care Online is now available on SALUS - please use the quick links for access.

iMIMS Mobile now available via this link. Please delete any previous installations of iMIMS on your mobile devices and register anew on this link via SALUS. iMIMS mobile can be installed on up to 2 mobile devices courtesy of the SAHealth subscription.

NEW: iMIMs Mobile updated App has been released on 27/9/2016. This can be installed over the top of the old app and fixes the bugs in the display of images.

BrowZine: a current awareness App for your mobile device.
Download it for free and build your own bookshelves using SALUS subscribed e-journals.

Join the SALUS Blog - receive information on new SA Health Library resources and services.

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

Need to register onsite first

Australian Medicines Handbook Aged Care Online


Elsevier ClinicalKey Australia Elsevier ClinicalKey Nursing Australia


Free medical Dictionary   
Harrison's Principles of Internal Medicine 19th ed. DSM-V Australian Immunisation Handbook 2016

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Temporary known issues: None at present

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

Need to register onsite first




  Harrison's Principles of Internal Medicine 19th ed. Australian Immunisation Handbook 2016 DSM-V  

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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



SALUS Blog - Whats New?


Services available from South Australian Health Libraries

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