Oxford Medicine Online - free Library access till 31 Dec 2020

Library users at Alfred Health, Baker & Burnet Institutes have free access to the complete holdings of over

1000+ ebooks and resources at Oxford Medicine online, till 31 Dec 2020.  Remote access via OpenAthens.


Temporary Library Closure - Innovation & Education Hub Redevelopment

Between the 21st February and the 15th November 2020, the Ian Potter Library will be CLOSED while the Alfred Innovation & Education Hub is being built. Further information on the new library can be found here. Depending on Covid restrictions, the redeveloped Ian Potter library will reopen on the 16th November 2020. Information on library services during the Ian Potter library closure can be found below. 

How can I contact the library staff?
Library staff can be contacted at:
>1st Floor, Alfred Lane House, Alfred Hospital
> Email :  library@alfred.org.au
> Enquires : 9076 3042 (Manager 9076 3003)
> Research & Training support : 9076 2716

What is the best way to find library information?
The Library Website www.alfredlibrary.org is the best starting point for finding information about specific library services, and links for searching information resources.



Where can I find a quiet study place?
Medical staff have a study room in the ground floor Hugh Trumble room. Nursing & Allied Health staff have a study room in East Block, Lower Ground Floor. Medical students have a study room on the 5th floor Alfred Centre.  Nursing students have a study room on the 4th floor Alfred Centre.  

Will training classes still be available?
Yes, classes will still be provided, but in other locations. 
Monthly schedules will continue to be provided.

Will I be able to borrow books?
Physical items of the library have been boxed up and unfortunately are now unavailable for borrowing.  Ebooks are available online via our catalogue, and will be the main way to access book information until the new library opens in late 2020.

Can I pickup or return items from Monash & La Trobe university?
No, intercampus loans will not be available at the Alfred campus during the redevelopment. Please use another campus library as a pickup or return point during this period.