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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.  22317) 

Library Assistant

Mrs Emily Farren     (Ext.  22315)

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
  • Primary Care Connect (Shepparton)
  • Shepparton Villages 

Library News

‘JMO Survival: Getting answers quickly using CK’

Tuesday, 1 Feb 5pm AEST/ 7pm NZST

We invite you and your colleagues to join us for a 20 minute demonstration on how ClinicalKey can support JMOs in:

  • Surviving as a JMO
  • Finding a quick answer
  • Informing a treatment plan for a patient
  • Learning and research purposes

 Click here to register -  Register anyway, even if you can’t attend to receive a link to the recording post the webinar.

New Print Drug Guides.

A number of Drug Guides have been updated in the past few months - please complete our 2022 Drug Guide Order Form if you require print copies for your Ward / Department.  



Updated  14/1/22

Our Library

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.  


Online Request Forms

Study of the Week.

Krishnaratne S, Littlecott H, Sell K, Burns J, Rabe JE, Stratil JM, Litwin T, Kreutz C, Coenen M, Geffert K, Boger AH, Movsisyan A, Kratzer S, Klinger C, Wabnitz K, Strahwald B, Verboom B, Rehfuess E, Biallas RL, Jung-Sievers C, Voss S, Pfadenhauer LM. Measures implemented in the school setting to contain the COVIDÔÇÉ19 pandemic: a rapid review. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2022, Issue 1. Art. No.: CD015029. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD015029.   PDF

Updated  18/1/22  

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.

System Status

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

All Systems are currently working.

Contact Details

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

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