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Welcome to the GV Health Library Service  

Our Library provides professional resources to the staff and students based at GV Health in addition to students based at the Shepparton campuses of the University of Melbourne and La Trobe University and staff at affiliated Hospitals in the Goulburn Valley.  Click here for an overview of our Library Service.

Opening Hours 


Monday - Friday:  8.30 am - 5 pm

All GV Health and University of Melbourne staff and students can access the Library after hours via a key at Switchboard.   Please ensure you have your GVH ID with you.  

Chief Librarian:  Mrs Brenda Freeman (Ext.  44396)   


Library Assistant:  Mrs Emily Farren     (Ext.  44397) 



Offsite Access.

E-Library Offsite Access 

OpenAthens is our authentication system providing off-site access to GVH subscribed resources.  GVH staff and students can access our E-Library from offsite 24/7 with an OpenAthens logon!  If you do not have an OpenAthens logon you can register here - please note this must be done onsite at GVH.  Offsite users can request a logon by e-mailing the Library.  

If your OpenAthens account has expired click here to renew your account. 

See our Remote Access Guide below for further instruction on how to access our resources with your OpenAthens logon.

System Status

If you encounter a problem with any of our online Resources please contact the Library ASAP.  

  All systems are working normally.   

Library News



eMIMS Elite is new from MIMS and replaces the existing MIMS Online.  Both the new eMIMS Elite and the MIMS Online will be available until May 31st to allow staff to transition and become familiar with the new MIMS platform.   From June 1st only the new eMIMS Elite will be available. eMIMS Elite provides faster access to information and staff can register for the App. from the online site instead of using a separate link.  

  • Link to eMIMS Elite here (Onsite)
  • Access User Guides here

Further information and links will be available shortly via our Databases / Drug Guides page. 

Updated:  14/3/24


Clinicians Health Channel

Clinicians Health Channel

The Clinicians Health Channel is funded by the Victorian Health Department and contains a range of Clinical Resources available for use by all Victorian Public Hospital employees.  Full Access from a Public Hospital is available onsite however staff accessing content from offsite are advised to register with the Library to gain an OpenAthens logon to access the combined list of CHC / GVH resources from this site. 

***** Please Note *****

 CHC resources have been added to our website to provide a single portal for GVH staff.

GVH Staff Publications

GVH Staff Publications

A growing number of our staff are published authors - click here to view the list and their papers.

Regional Access

Corporate Members

Staff from the following Health Services are eligible to borrow from our Library.  To register simply complete a Borrower Registration Form and forward it to the Library.

  • NCN Health 
  • Partners in Training, (Shepparton)
  • Primary Care Connect (Shepparton)

Our Library

Onsite Quick Links and Contact Details


Building I, GV Health, Graham St, Shepparton 3630  

Phone:  (03) 48044397   E-mail: