Library Services


Library Services for Staff

All Tasmanian Health Service (THS) and Department of Health (DoH) employees are eligible to be library members. Contact or visit the library closest to your workplace.

Go to Library Contacts for opening hours, address details and library registration forms.

What can I borrow?

You can borrow books and videos. Items can be renewed if they are not on hold for other borrowers. Renewals can be done in person, by phone or by email.

Can I access the libraries’ book catalogues?

Yes, Department staff can go to the online book catalogue to search Library Services physical collection.

What computer facilities are available?

Wifi access and/or Department workstations are available for staff use at each library. Scanning facilities are available at some libraries.

What databases are available?

Go to the Electronic Portal for Online Clinical Help (EPOCH) for access to textbooks, journals, databases and drug information including: MIMS; Micromedex; Therapeutic Guidelines; MEDLINE; CINAHL; PsycINFO; SocINDEX; UpToDate; Harrisons; Cochrane; TRIP; Joanna Briggs and more.

Can I receive the electronic table of contents (eTOCs) for my favourite journals?

There are a large number of journal titles in print format and online. Visit EPOCH to check out journals in your area of practice.

We provide a Current Awareness Service that arranges for new information to be delivered to your email. To receive the electronic table of contents (eTOCs) for your favourite journals fill out the Electronic Table of Contents (eTOCs) form below and tick the journals you wish to receive and return the form to your library

What if Library Services does not have the item that I want?

As part of our document delivery service, library staff are able to request books, DVDs and journal articles from libraries across Australia.

To request a document, use the Document Delivery request form

Is there any library orientation or training available?

Yes, library staff are happy to assist clients to access their resources. Library orientation and database training can be organised by contacting your nearest library

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