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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 by signing for an After-Hours key at Switchboard.    

Please ensure you have your GVH ID with you.


Library Staff

Chief Librarian       

Mrs Brenda Freeman   (Ext.  22317) 

Library Assistant

Mrs Emily Farren     (Ext.  22315)


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.  Access from a Public Hospital is open however staff will require an OpenAthens logon to access the combined list of CHC / GVH resources from offsite. 

* Please note that links to all CHC databases and Drug Guides have been incorporated on our GVH Library site to provide a single entry point for GVH and our associated Hospital users.



Our Library

Library News

Access to the eTG App. remains available to all staff at Public Hospitals - however a change has been made toward central registration for the state.  All existing users will be prompted to renew their eTG using the e-mail address they originally registered with. Registration renewals can be done by clicking here from September 7:
New Registrations for the eTG App can be undertaken from September 8 by clicking here.
Clinicians Health Channel Changes
The Clinicians Health Channel is undergoing a number of content changes in the next month. 
The first change is the loss of online access to Harrison's principles of internal medicine which will no longer be available from September 5th.  A print copy is available for loan from the Library.
Resources that will lost on September 30, 2020 include:
  • OVID MD/Clinical Edge
  • ProQuest Nursing & Allied Health Collection
  • STAT!Ref Dentistry Package


New Resources available on the CHC include:the following - access to these via our website will be added shortly.


Offsite Access.

Access our E-Library  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 an account by e-mailing the Library.  


Regional Access

Staff from the following Health Services are eligible to borrow from our Library:

  • Numurkah Health
  • Cobram District Health Service
  • Yarrawonga Health
  • Primary Care Connect (Shepparton)
  • Shepparton Villages

To register simply complete a Borrower Registration Form and forward it to the Library.

Online Request Forms

System Status

​     September 21 -  the Article Request Form located CINAHL and Discovery is fully functional again.

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

Contact Details

Building I, GV Health, Graham St, Shepparton, 3630

Ph.:  (03) 58322315   Fax.:  (03) 58213112