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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

Opening Hours 

 Monday - Friday:  8.30 am - 5 pm

After Hours Access    

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

Library Staff

Chief Librarian       

Mrs Brenda Freeman   (Ext.  44396) 

Library Assistant

Mrs Emily Farren     (Ext.  44397)

Offsite Access.

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.  


Library News



Introduction to CINAHL 

 February 13, 2023

1 - 3 pm in the Library Computer Room


February 14, 2023

2 - 4 pm  in the Library Computer Room

 Perfect for those returning to study in 2023.   

This session will also cover referencing and provide an introduction to nursing resources available at GVH.

 Limited places available— please contact the Library to reserve your place.

 Updated 2/2/23

   SPSS is now available at GVH

SPSS (version 29) is now available to all staff at GVH.  Staff can access this program via the Library computers or log a request with IT to have it added to computers in their Department/ Ward.  Further information and user guides for SPSS can be found here.


Our Library

Online Request Forms

System Status

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

    All systems are currently working.

Updated  12/12/22

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)
  • Shepparton Villages 

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 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.

Contact Details

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

Ph.:  (03) 48044397