Develop Search Skills - Access Classes @ The Alfred or Caulfield

Eligible staff and students can access training from beginners to advanced levels via our scheduled classes: check the Alfred Health Training Calendar or current flyer
We also tailor group classes to specific departments or research areas on request.


Class List (linked to Guides):

Ovid Medline medicine, nursing, allied health, biomedicine, biological and physical sciences
Ovid Embase biomedicine, pharmacology, biotechnology, public health, biological science
Ovid PsycInfo psychological, social, behavioural and health sciences
Ovid Emcare nursing & allied health
Cinahl (via your university login) nursing and allied health
Cochrane Library evidence based medicine
ClinicalKey point-of-care tool comprising eBooks, eJournals, multimedia and patient education
Electronic Resources ebooks, ejournals
EndNote X8 citation manager - subscription based
EndNoteWeb citation manager - free via web
RefWorks citation manager - free via Clinicians Health Channel​​

Video Tutorials

EndNote : an introduction (4-part series)

Using PICOT to frame a clinical question​

Join the Library

Eligible staff and students can register to borrow, reserve and renew loans from either library
Check Access to Library Services Policy

Document Delivery

Eligible staff can request items not held by the Library.
University staff and enrolled students : please deal directly with your respective university library for document delivery.

Need Further Help?

Having problems deciding which database to use
or how to search a database effectively?
Please do not hesitate to contact your librarians
@The Alfred (9076 3042) or email
@Caulfield   (9076 6832) or email