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La Trobe Academic Referencing Tool

1.  Click the link above

2.  Select your referencing style (ask your teacher if you do not know)

3.  Select the resource type

4.  Select the format

5.  Use the example to create the reference for your particular resource


This video shows you how to use the La Trobe Academic Referencing Tool.

Books to Borrow

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Enter an author, title or keyword above and click on Search to find what you are looking for in the library collection.

To access our extensive ebook collection, click on the link below. Off-campus you will be asked to login with your Student ID and Password. 

Ebook Central

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Access millions of journal and newspaper articles. If off-campus, you will need your Student ID and Password.

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Keywords and shelf locations

Click on the keyword to search the catalogue or go directly to the shelves.

 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health  362 & 610.7
 Anatomy and Physiology  610 & 612
 Community / public health nursing  362.1 & 610.7
 First Aid  616.025
 Health promotion  613
 Medical surgical nursing  610.7
 Medical Terminology  610.14
 Nursing care plans  610.7
 Nursing diagnosis  616.075
 Nursing research  610.73
 Palliative care  616.029
 Nursing Calculations  615.14
 Perioperative nursing  610.73
 Pharmacology  615.1
 Physical assessment  616.075
 Mental Health                                                  362.2 & 616.89
 Theory in nursing  610.73
 Wound care  617.1

AMES English Online for Health Professionals: Nurses

English for Health Professionals: Nurses 

Designed for nurses who wish to improve their spoken communication skills: pronunciation, accuracy and appropriate language for communicating with patients and colleagues.  Start now  

Please scroll to the bottom of the page for 'EHP: Nurses'

MIM's Online

The resource for "independently edited and abbreviated information on Australian prescription medicines as well as the most commonly used and prescribed over-the-counter and alternative therapies."

Click the image below to enter MIMs Online.

Important note: only one person can use the database at one time.  If you cannot login, please try again later.MIMs

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If you have any feedback about the database or access, please fill out the form on the bottom right hand side of this page.
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Joanna Briggs Evidence-Based Practice Database - Nursing

Access here: Joanna Briggs Evidence-Based Practice Database - Nursing 

Contains evidence summaries, systematic reviews, patient information handouts, technical reports and other content. Based in Australia but not limited to Australian content, it also contains evidence-based material for nursing practice, with a range of best practice recommendations.

Content included for the following health science specialties:   

 Aged Care   Infection Control 
 Burns Care   Mental Health
 Cancer Care   Midwifery Care
 Chronic Disease   Rehabilitation
 Diagnostic Imaging  Surgical Services
 Emergency & Trauma  Wound Healing and Management
 General Medicine  Pediatrics
 Health Management & Assessment  Tropical and Infectious Disease