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The Library is located in the Ngarnga Centre (next to buildings H & J), Frankston Hospital

Opening Hours

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


Phone: (03) 9784 7717
Email: library@phcn.vic.gov.au
Post: PO Box 52, Frankston, Victoria, 3199.

About Peninsula Health Library

The Peninsula Health Library is an information service available to all Peninsula Health staff at any site. The Library provides hard-copy/online resources and assistance for direct patient care, education and research needs.

Services include:

  • Hard-copy books for loan
  • Requests for new hard-copy books for permanent loan welcome
  • Journal article copy request service
  • Literature searches
  • Online databases
  • Online journals
  • E-books
  • Education sessions on literature searching are also conducted

Library Catalogue

Search for books, e-books and online journals, place holds and renew hard-copy book loans.


Register for an Athens account –  you must use your Peninsula Health email address if you registering off-site.

Renew your Athens account

Login to MyAthens

Ovid Discovery service

See what journals and ebooks are held. You need an Athens account to use.

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.


The Clinicians Health Channel provides access to a large number of resources, for example, Medline on Ovid, PsycINFO on Ovid, EMBASE, Proquest Nursing & Allied Health Collection, Australian Medicines Handbook and MIMs as well as online journals. Register to access Clinicians Health Channel resources offsite.

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.