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This guide provides updates about Library services and resources, and promotes selected resources.

Australasian Anaesthesia (Blue Book) now searchable

Australasian Anaesthesia (Blue Book) now searchable

Ever tried looking for that key article from a copy of the ‘Blue Book’?  You can now search each edition of Australasian Anaesthesia from 2003 through the Informit Health Collection, which can be accessed through the Library Databases page.

Each article has been indexed to include author details, abstracts, and even subject/keywords.  PDF and flip-book versions of the ‘Blue Book’ can be viewed from the College Publications webpage.

Visit the ANZCA Library at the NZ Anaesthesia ASM!

Would you like to learn more about the wide range of library services available to NZ-based Fellows and trainees? Be sure to visit the ANZCA stand in the exhibition area at the Rotorua ASM.

  • Find out about the latest apps and tools
  • Discover how to keep up-to-date with your journal readings
  • Stock up your home office with a free pen, sticky notes, and handy guides related to ANZCA Library resources!

New e-book platform

 

A number of your favourite e-books available through the ANZCA Library have moved to a new platform – Taylor & Francis eBooks.

Titles now available in through Taylor & Francis include:

You can still access them through the Library’s e-book page, as well as the library catalogue, database and library guides.

Development of the new T&F eBook platform is ongoing, with additional functionality (including advanced search features) to be introduced in the coming months.

New guides

​[November 2017] Using PubMed for the first time or want to take advantage of some of PubMed's special features?

See our dedicated PubMed guide for further information including full access details.

​[November 2017] Using ClinicalKey Australia for the first time or want to take advantage of some of ClinicalKey's special features?

See our dedicated ClinicalKey (Australia) guide for further information including full access details.

​[October 2017] The Library has recently developed a new guide on Paediatric Pain. This guide has been designed for pain medicine specialists interested in paediatric pain to locate relevant resources on this topic, including those available through the ANZCA library.

Examples of some of the resources that can be accessed via the guide include:

  • Journals and e-books (for example: Oxford Textbook of Paediatric Pain)
  • Apps, including the PediPain app
  • Paediatric pain videos

See the Paediatric Pain guide for further information.

​[August 2017] Looking for an overview of the Library's "core" anaesthesia and pain-medicine-related resources?

See the Anaesthesia Essentials guide for further information.

​[July 2017] Using MEDLINE for the first time or want to take advantage of some of MEDLINE's special features?

See our dedicated Ovid MEDLINE guide for further information including full access details.

New and updated app access

[Jul 2017] The new Pain Medicine Journals app from Oxford University Press is now here. The app enables you to read Pain Medicine, both online and offline on your iOS device.

See our dedicated Pain Medicine app guide for further information including full access details.

​[May 2017] The latest version of the ClinicalKey app is here and now provides access to the Australian version of ClinicalKey, allowing ANZCA Fellows and trainees to access full-text content for the very first time.

See our dedicated ClinicalKey app guide for further information including full access details.

[Apr 2017] This latest update now allows users to enable access to the OvidToday app from the Ovid website used in their institutions.

Users can log into the proxied version of Ovid Medline (via the ANZCA website as they typically do), and generate an access token to authenticate within the app.

See our dedicated OvidToday guide for further information including full access details.

[Apr 2017] The new BJA (British Journal of AnaesthesiaJournals app from Oxford University Press is now here. The app enables you to read your favourite anaesthesia journals, BJA and BJA Education, both online and offline on your iOS device.

See our dedicated BJA app guide for further information including full access details.

Improved library and study space (UPD)

Building works in the Library have now been completed and the main library space has now reopened.

Library users will also be able to more easily locate and browse materials with a realignment of the library collection into a more linear configuration with improved signage. Library catalogue holdings for all print journal materials held have also been updated.

Need a quiet study space? Fellows and trainees are encouraged to use the Library (which has a study/discussion space for up to 5 people) and the Fellows Room (which has a discussion space for up to 7 people) whenever visiting the College in Melbourne.

Access to the College Wi-Fi service is also available.

Spotlight on: podcasts

Podcast: ABC Radio National’s Ockham's Razor

Episode: "The legacy of anaesthesia at Pearl Harbor"

Highlights: 

Podcast: Pediatric anesthesia podcast of the month

Episode: "Caudal Epidural Block"

Highlights: 

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