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Medical Library

Location

The Library is located in the Academic Centre, Frankston Hospital.

Opening Hours

Monday-Friday 8.30am-4pm
Closed weekends and public holidays

Contact

Phone: (03) 9784 7917
Fax: (03) 9784 7094
Email: library@phcn.vic.gov.au
Post: PO Box 52, Frankston, Victoria, 3199.

About Peninsula Health Library Service

The Peninsula Health Library Service is an information service available to all Peninsula Health Staff and Monash University medical students while on rotation at Frankston Hospital.

Services include:

  • Books and DVDs for loan
  • Journal article copy request service
  • Literature searches
  • Online databases
  • Online journals
  • Education sessions on literature searching are also conducted.

Library Catalogue

Search for books, DVDs and journals, place holds and renew books.

EBL ebooks

Have a look at our new growing collection of electronic books.  It’s only available to Peninsula Health staff and you need a Clinicians Health Channel Athens account to access. 

Document Delivery

Literature Search

Peninsula Health staff can request literature search by filling in the Literature Search Request form. Staff must have a Library barcode number in order to fill in the form.

Journal Articles
Peninsula Health staff can request journal articles by filling in the Request Journal Articles form. Staff must have a Library barcode number in order to fill in the form.

Inter-library loan of books.
There is a fee of $16.50 if you want the Library to borrow a book from another library. Please email the library with details of the book and how the cost will be paid.

Links

Peninsula Health Digital Repository – This is a database of Peninsula Health publications arising from research by staff.

The Clinicians Health Channel provides access to a large number of resources, for example, CINAHL, Medline, PsycINFO, EMBASE, Australian Medicines Handbook and MIMs as well as online journals. Please use your Clinicians Health Channel Athens username and password to access these from home.

Need to find medical information? Try PubMed, it’s a free database and provides a huge number of medical citations, some of which have links to free full-text content.

Login to your Athens account to see what other resources and journals you can access.