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Learn about the latest updates for ANZCA library services and resources.

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Training E-News (29 September 2022)

Latest books

Several new training-related titles have been added to the collection:

Self-assessment

Did you know that LWW Health Library has a self-assessment tool containing over 20 quizzes based around various anesthesia-related topics?


Training and exams hub:

The Training and Exams hub has been designed for trainees and educators participating in the ANZCA, FPM and DHM training programs to identify suitable training and exam resources, it includes online access to the Primary Exam Reading List, specific texts, and links to exam reports.

FPM Synapse E-News (28 September 2022)

Recent articles of interest

A round-up of pain medicine-related articles:

Latest journals

SIS have begun publication of a new open-access journal on interventional pain medicine:

Latest books

Several new pain-related titles have been added to the collection:

SOT E-News (26 September 2022)

Recent articles of interest

A round-up of anaesthesia and pain medicine-related education articles:

Latest books

A new education-related title has been added to the collection:

SOT induction modules and support hub:

A support hub has been created to house all resources relevant to the SOT role, which also includes links to the new SOT induction modules.

ANZCA E-News (15 September 2022)

It is now possible to access ANZCA Library Full-text via Ovid MEDLINE.

  1. Access Ovid MEDLINE using the proxied ANZCA link
  2. Search and locate an article citation
  3. Where available, click the Access ANZCA Fulltext via LibKey link alongside the article

  1. This will open LibKey and resolve to the article full-text

Latest books

Several new titles have been added to the collection:

ANZCA E-News (18 August 2022)

Latest e-books

A new title looking at post-anesthesia are has just been added to the collection.

Latest print books

The latest to arrive in print at the ANZCA library.

ANZCA Library wins innovation award

Health Libraries Australia and MedicalDirector have announced that the winner for the 2022 HLA/MedicalDirector Innovation Award is John Prentice, Library Manager, ANZCA. John was awarded for his project Automated interlibrary loan/document delivery (ILL/DD) database for health libraries.

The ILL/DD system allows ANZCA library staff to automate many of the standard searching, requesting and communication tasks associated with document delivery requests, resulting in a far quicker turnaround of requests for ANZCA users. With the help of the system, request turnaround time fell to under 1 day for the first 6 months of 2022.

What's happening with New Zealand Health?

On the 1 July 2022, new Zealand health services transitioned to Te Whatu Ora - Health New Zealand, replacing the District Health Boards (DHBs).

gt; Overview of the changes
> Te Whatu Ora website > What's happening

Te Hā – te reo (For the breath)/NZ News (11 August 2022)

Recent articles of interest

A round-up of the latest NZ-focussed articles:

NZ Print collection

Did you know that the NZ office has its own print collection available for loan? Requested items are delivered/returned via courier free-of-charge.

FPM Training E-News (10 August 2022)

Recently added titles

A number of new pain medicine training titles have recently been added, including Essential Notes in Pain Medicine (co-edited by FPM fellow Enrique Collantes Celador).

Please Note: Essential Notes in Pain Medicine is NOW AVAILABLE ONLINE.

Recent articles of interest:

Training and exams hub:

The Training and Exams hub has been designed for trainees and educators participating in the ANZCA, FPM and DHM training programs to identify suitable training and exam resources. The Pain medicine training & exams section contains guides for: Pain medicine training, Conceptual basis of pain medicine, FPM Procedures Endorsement Program curriculum and the Procedures in pain medicine. In addition, the Self-Assessment tools and Roles in Practice guides provide additional resource support for training and examination purposes.

Training E-News (28 July 2022)

Recent articles of interest

In case you missed it, a recent issue of the RCoA's Bulletin highlighted the changing landscape of anaesthesia training.

Did you know?

That AccessAnesthesiology has a Review Questions section where you can generate MCQs for a number of anaesthesia training titles (Exam Board & Review, Hadzic’s, Hung’s, etc).

Recently added titles

A number of new trainee-related titles have been recently added to the library collection.


Training and exams hub:

The Training and Exams hub has been designed for trainees and educators participating in the ANZCA, FPM and DHM training programs to identify suitable training and exam resources, it includes online access to the Primary Exam Reading List, specific texts, and links to exam reports.

FPM Synapse E-News (27 July 2022)

Recent articles of interest

The following pain-related articles have recently been published:

Recently added titles:

A number of new pain medicine titles have been recently added to the library collection, including a new edition of the Practical Management of Pain.

ANZCA E-News (20 July 2022)

Recent articles of interest

A number of new anaesthesia-related articles have recently been published, including one offering words of encouragement to young anaesthesiologists.

Recently added titles:

Brand new editions of Evidence-Based Practice of Anesthesiology and Rosen's Emergency Medicine are now available.

ANZCA E-News (16 June 2022)

Recent articles of interest

A number of new anaesthesia-related articles have recently been published:

Recently added titles

A number of new anaesthesia-related titles have been recently added to the library collection, including an online version of Christine Ball's The Chloroformist, and the latest edition of Conn's Current Therapy.

Te Hā – te reo (For the breath)/NZ News (9 June 2022)

Recent articles of interest

A number of new NZ-focussed articles have recently been published.

Training E-News (26 May 2022)

Recently added titles

A number of new trainee-related titles have been recently added to the library collection.

Primary Exam Print Update

Following unprecedented demand, the library has recently purchased additional PRINT copies for the majority of primary exam texts, including additional copies of West's Respiratory Physiology: The Essentials, 11e and The physics, clinical measurement, and equipment of anaesthetic practice for the FRCA, 2e.

FPM Synapse E-News (25 May 2022)

Recent articles of interest

A new article on managing chronic pain during the COVID pandemic, co-written by Dr Steven Faux (FFPMANZCA).


The latest issue ofPain Management Research Reviewis here:

Recently added titles

A number of new pain-related titles have been recently added to the library collection.

New PPR guide

A new library guidehas been designed as a means of promoting and providing curated access to relevant resources related to research in the professional practice domains.

SOT E-News (23 May 2022)

Recent articles of interest

A number of medical education-related articles have recently been added to the Medical Education guide.

Recently added titles

A number of new medical education-related titles have recently been added to the library collection.

New SOT induction modules and support hub

A single point of contact (one-stop-shop) support hub has been created to house all resources relevant to the SOT role, which also includes links to the new SOT induction modules.

ANZCA E-News (17 May 2022)

Recent articles of interest

Two new anaesthesia-related articles on the use of blocks and prone positioning of patients with COVID.


The latest issue ofAnaesthesia Research Reviewis here:

E-journals update

The primary access point for the majority of the journals listed on our ANZCA Journals page have now been moved to our BrowZine service. This will allow ANZCA members to experience a more uniform user experience, with access to whole range of new features, including the requesting of articles not available online. A new Emergency Medicine section has also been added. See the ANZCA Journals page for more information.

Recently added titles

A number of new anaesthesia-related titles have been recently added to the library collection.

ANZCA E-News (20 April 2022)

Recent articles of interest

A new anaesthesia-related article on the carbon footprint for TKRs, and another spotlighting female leaders in anaesthesiology.

Recently added titles

A number of new anaesthesia-related titles have been recently added to the library collection.

Te Hā – te reo (For the breath)/NZ News (14 April 2022)

NZ Anaesthesia & Pain Management Research Review

A new issue of NZAPMRR has just been released.

Recent articles of interest

A number of NZ-related articles have recently appeared.

Recently added titles

Newly added to the collection is Indigenous Data Sovereignty and Policy, with a chapter on "Indigenous data and policy in Aotearoa New Zealand".

FPM Training E-News (13 April 2022)

Recent articles of interest

A number of pain-related education articles have recently appeared.

Recently added titles

A new exam preparation e-book looking at regional anesthesia and chronic pain.

Training and exams hub:

TheTraining and Exams hub has been designed for trainees and educators participating in the ANZCA, FPM and DHM training programs to identify suitable training and exam resources. The Pain medicine training & exams section contains guides for: Pain medicine training, Conceptual basis of pain medicine, FPM Procedures Endorsement Program curriculum and the Procedures in pain medicine. In addition, the Self-Assessment tools and Roles in Practice guides provide additional resource support for training and examination purposes.

Changes to ANZCA journal access - enhancing your ANZCA journal experience! (7 April 2022)

UPDATED: The primary access point for the majority of ANZCA journals has now been moved to our BrowZine service. This will allow ANZCA members to experience a more uniform user experience, with access to whole range of new features.

Added features include:
  • Single point of access
  • Complete table of contents for each issue
  • Choose between direct or PDF article access (where available)
  • Create a personal profile and save your favourite articles from *any journal* using the My Articles feature
  • Track your favourite journals using the My Bookshelf feature
  • Easily request articles not available online
  • Retraction status indicator
  • Users will also be able to seamlessly move between the website version and the app version of BrowZine, where you can take advantage of the in-built authentication feature.
  • Coming soon: new issue email alerts!

In addition, a new Emergency Medicine journal section has been added to showcase the large number of journals for that area.

Note: For those users who prefer to continue to access journals direct via the platform, an alternate access vendor link is also provided.

As always, we welcome any feedback you may have to give.

Training E-News (31 Mar 2022)

New Communicator Role library guide

We’ve created a new library guide to support "communicator role" activities. These resources are available to help you establish rapport, trust, and ethical therapeutic relationships with your patients and their families.

The guide includes informative, accessible and diverse training resources such as journal articles, books, videos, websites, and framework (LAURS and NURSE) details.

Access the Communicator role library guide


Recent articles of interest

A recent article on development of an airway simulation on the out-of-operating-room management of COVID-19 patients for anaesthesiology residents.


Recently added titles

The latest edition of Anesthesia: A Comprehensive Review is now available.

SOT E-News (28 March 2022)

Recently added titles:

A new title aimed at emerging SOTs, with Australian and UK contributions.

Recent articles of interest:

A number of education articles have

FPM Synapse E-News (24 March 2022)

Recently added titles:

A number of new pain medicine titles have been recently added to the library collection.

Recent articles of interest

The following pain-related articles by FPM and ANZCA fellows have recently been published:

The following pain-related articles have a significant Australian or NZ focus:

ANZCA E-News (18 March 2022)

Recent articles of interest:

A number of articles have


Recently added titles:

The latest edition of Oxford Handbook of Anaesthesia,

FPM Training E-News (10 March 2022)

Recent articles of interest:

A number of pain-related education articles have recently appeared in Pain Medicine journal.

Recently added titles:

The latest edition of Massachusetts General Hospital Handbook of Pain Managementis now available.

  • Contains an extensive new section on interventional approaches to pain management, as well as new chapters on radiotherapy and radiopharmaceuticals for cancer pain and ethical considerations in pain medicine.
  • Features new chapters on discography, epidural steroid injections; intrathecal drug delivery; peripheral nerve blocks; and sympathetic blockade.
  • Includes handy appendices that provide useful medication information, basic science coverage relevant to clinical strategies, and numerous tables and chapter-opening outlines for quick reference.

Training and exams hub:

TheTraining and Exams hub has been designed for trainees and educators participating in the ANZCA, FPM and DHM training programs to identify suitable training and exam resources. The Pain medicine training & exams section contains guides for: Pain medicine training, Conceptual basis of pain medicine, FPM Procedures Endorsement Program curriculum and the Procedures in pain medicine. In addition, the Self-Assessment tools and Roles in Practice guides provide additional resource support for training and examination purposes.

CTN Educational Sessions: ANZCA Research Grant Program

A recording of the overview of the ANZCA Research Grant program presented by Professor David A. Scott onTuesday 15 February is now available to watch.
Duration: 62 mins approx.

ANZCA E-News (18 February 2022)

New journals

BJA has launched a new open-access version of it's popular BJA publication. BJA Open aims to publish high-impact original work in all branches of anaesthesia, critical care, pain medicine and perioperative medicine. Note: The new publication should also allow UK researchers to continue publishing their research using the BJA moniker in light of the UKRI-mandated announcement on Open Accesstaking effect from 1 April 2022.

Elsevier have also recently launched a new open-access intensive care title. Journal of Intensive Medicine is an open-access peer-reviewed journal that publishes high-quality review papers and original research articles related to the latest trends and advances covering all aspects of intensive care medicine.

Both titles can be accessed via the Journals page, relevant library guides and the A-Z list.

Recent articles of interest:

New articles on webAIRS and livestreaming surgical education.

Latest titles:

A new e-book offering a critical examination of evidence-based in medicine, and the latest edition of Talley & O'Connor's Clinical Examination now available e-book and print formats.

Te Hā – te reo (For the breath)/NZ News (10 Feb 2022)

Recent articles of interest:

NZ Print collection update

Due to the impact of ongoing COVID restrictions in New Zealand, it is not currently possible to lend out NZ-based books at this time. However, should any trainee or fellow require access to any materials only available in print, they can submit a chapter request via the ANZCA library's Request a chapter form.

Training E-News (31 January 2022)

Recently added titles:

A number of new books on clinical communication, coaching and staff development have recently been added to the collection.

Medical education journals:

Did you know? That ANZCA library carries a comprehensive suite of Medical Education journals, including: Academic Medicine, BJA Education, The Clinical Teacher, JGME, Medical Education, and Medical Teacher; and that you can set up new content alerts using the Read by QxMD and BrowZine apps?

ANZCA E-News (20 January 2022)

Recent articles of interest:

New articles studying stress levels in anaesthesiologists/doctors and a large update to the COVID guide.

Recently added titles:

A latest editions of Smith's Smith's Anesthesia for Infants and Children and Talley & O'Connor's Clinical Examination, plus a number of new Cambridge titles have recently been added to the ANZCA library collection.

ANZCA E-News (16 December 2021)

The recent TRA2SHCon21 is now available on YouTube and can also be found on the Environmental Sustainability library guide.

Recent articles of interest:

Latest COVID news:

A new Omicron Spotlight box has been added to the Coronavirus/COVID guide to highlight the latest news + articles.

Recently added titles:

A number of new titles have recently been added to the ANZCA library collection, includingAustralasian Anaesthesia 2021, Cohen's Comprehensive Thoracic Anesthesia and Olivia Ong's The Heart-Centeredness of Medicine (ebook + print).

FPM Synapse E-News (14 December 2021)

Recently added titles:

Additional titles in the new Pain Medicine: A Case-Based Learning Series from Waldman.

The library has recently added the following fellow contributions to AIRR:

FPM Training E-News (6 December 2021)

Recent articles of interest:

Training and exams hub:

TheTraining and Exams hub has been designed for trainees and educators participating in the ANZCA, FPM and DHM training programs to identify suitable training and exam resources. The Pain medicine training & exams section contains guides for: Pain medicine training, Conceptual basis of pain medicine, FPM Procedures Endorsement Program curriculum and the Procedures in pain medicine. In addition, the Self-Assessment tools and Roles in Practice guides provide additional resource support for training and examination purposes.

Training E-News (25 November 2021)

Exam prep:

Did you know? That that it's possible to generate multiple-choice Review Questions for the AccessAnesthesiologye-books? This can help you review the content for such texts as Ganong's Review of Medical Physiology, Anesthesiology: Exam & Board Review,Hung's Difficult and Failed Airway Managementand many more.


Recently added titles:

The latest edition of Katzung & Trevor's Pharmacology: Examination & Board Review, 13eand two exam prep books previously only available in print are now available online: Miller's Anesthesia Review, 3e and Faust's Anesthesia Review, 5e.


Training and exams hub:

The Training and Exams hub has been designed for trainees and educators participating in the ANZCA, FPM and DHM training programs to identify suitable training and exam resources, it includes online access to the Primary Exam Reading List, specific texts, and links to exam reports.

SOT E-News (22 November 2021)

Medical education journals:

Did you know? That ANZCA library carries a comprehensive suite of Medical Education journals, including: Academic Medicine, BJA Education, The Clinical Teacher, JGME, Medical Education, and Medical Teacher; and that you can set up new content alerts using the Read by QxMD and BrowZine apps?


Recently added titles:

A brand-new of CURRENT Practice Guidelines in Primary CareplusVaccines: A Clinical Overview and Practical Guide are now available.

ANZCA E-News (17 November 2021)

Latest articles:

Recently added titles:

A number of new titles have recently been added to the ANZCA library collection, including the latest editions of Stoelting's Anesthesia and Co-Existing Disease and Clinical Anesthesia Procedures of the MGH, and a number of new critical care titles including the latest edition of Civetta, Taylor, & Kirby's Critical Care Medicine.

Te Hā – te reo (For the breath)/NZ News (11 November 2021)

Recent articles of interest:

New books:

Copies of Essential Pharmacology for the ANZCA Primary Examination by Vesselin Petkov have been ordered for the NZ collection and will soon be available for loan.

NZ Print collection

Did you know that the NZ office has it's own print collection available for loan? Requested items are delivered/returned via courier free-of-charge.

BJA change of access (4 November 2021)

Due to a significant and unsustainable price increase, the ANZCA Library will discontinue its online subscription to the British Journal of Anaesthesia (BJA) from 1 January 2022.

See the complete college news item for more information

With this change, college members will continue to receive the following free online access to the BJA:

  • Issues published pre-2022
  • Issues published from 2022 onward that are older than 12 months

This content will be available through the library’s discovery service, journals list, apps and other linking tools and platforms. It will also be possible to request any newer articles not online through the library free-of-cost.

Any current college fellow, trainee, or SIMG, can also take out a personal subscription to the BJA at a heavily discounted rate.

See the college BJA personal subscriptions page for more information

FPM Synapse E-News (28 October 2021)

IASP pain refresher courses:

E-book versions of the 2012 + 2014 refresher course have now been purchased, joining the 2010, 2016 and 2018 courses. The e-books can be accessed from the Pain Essentials guide - however users will need to request a password to access.

Recently added titles:

A number of new titles have recently been added to the ANZCA library collection, including a new book on opioids by fellow Dr KE Khor, an e-book version of Fentanyl, Inc, Pain Control in Ambulatory Surgery Centers, and a new Pain Medicine: A Case-Based Learning Series from Waldman.

The library has recently added the following fellow contributions to AIRR:

ANZCA E-News (18 October 2021)

Spotlight on: Obstetric Anaesthesia guide

The recently updated library guide contains a wide range of resources related to the specialty of obstetric anaesthesia, including books, e-books, recent journal articles and SIG resources.

Recently added titles:

A number of new titles have recently been added to the ANZCA library collection, including a number of Springer anaesthesia titles, Military Advanced Regional Anesthesia and Analgesia Handbook, 2e and COVID-19 Pandemic: Lessons from the Frontline.

Critical incident debriefing toolkit (1 Oct 2021)

Critical incident debriefing (CID) toolkit

Understanding and acknowledging the importance of preparing for and delivering critical incident debriefing (CID), the college together with the Trainee Wellbeing Project Group (TWPG) has undertaken to develop a suite of informed, accessible and diverse training resources for fellows and trainees during and following critical incidents.


FPM Training E-News (8 October 2021)

Training and exams hub:

TheTraining and Exams hub has been designed for trainees and educators participating in the ANZCA, FPM and DHM training programs to identify suitable training and exam resources. The Pain medicine training & exams section contains guides for: Pain medicine training, Conceptual basis of pain medicine, FPM Procedures Endorsement Program curriculum and the Procedures in pain medicine. In addition, the Self-Assessment tools and Roles in Practice guides provide additional resource support for training and examination purposes.

Training E-News (30 September 2021)

Library Virtual Orientation (Trainee Session)

The ANZCA library is running an online Zoom session for trainees who would like to gain a better understanding of the ANZCA library, the resources available and the services open for trainee use.

The session will run for 45-60 mins and all questions are welcome.

Date/Time: Wednesday, October 6 2021 - 12 noon AEST

                            Click here to register


Recently added titles:

A brand new edition of Basic & Clinical Pharmacologyis now available, plus a new exam prep title, Surgical and Anaesthetic Instruments for OSCEs: A Practical Study Guide.


Training and exams hub:

The Training and Exams hub has been designed for trainees and educators participating in the ANZCA, FPM and DHM training programs to identify suitable training and exam resources, it includes online access to the Primary Exam Reading List, specific texts, and links to exam reports.

SOT E-News (27 September 2021)

Library Virtual Orientation (SOT/Medical Educator Session)

The ANZCA library is running an online Zoom session for SOTs/medical educators who would like to gain a better understanding of the ANZCA library, the resources available and the services open for medical education use.

The session will run for 45-60 mins and all questions are welcome.

Date/Time: Wednesday, October 6 2021 - 2PM AEST

                            Click here to register


Recent articles of interest:

View the list of recently highlighted medical education articles


Recently added titles:

Brand new editions of Ferri's and Biomedical informatics are now available.

ANZCA E-News (22 September 2021)

Library Virtual Orientation (Fellows Session)

The ANZCA library is running an online Zoom session for fellows who would like to gain a better understanding of the ANZCA library, the resources available and the services open for fellow use.

The session will run for 45-60 mins and all questions are welcome.

Date/Time: Thursday, September 30 2021 - 2PM AEST

                            Click here to register


Recently articles of interest:

Recently added titles:

A number of Oxford titles have recently been added to the ANZCA library collection, including Ultrasound Guided Procedures and Radiologic Imaging for Pediatric Anesthesiologists, Vascular Anesthesia Procedures, and Thoracic Anesthesia Procedures.


The latest issue ofAnaesthesia Research Reviewis here:

Te Hā – te reo (For the breath)/NZ News (9 September 2021)

Recently articles of interest:

NZ Print collection update

Due to the impact of ongoing COVID restrictions in New Zealand, it is not currently possible to lend out NZ-based books at this time. However, should any trainee or fellow require access to any materials only available in print, they can submit a chapter request via the ANZCA library's Request a chapter form. UPDATE: Book loans from the Wellington office have now resumed, but some delays can be expected.

FPM Synapse E-News (3 September 2021)

Recently added titles:

The Oxford Handbook of Neurobiology of Pain and updates to the Medicinal Cannabis library guide title list:


                            The latest issue of Pain Management Research Review is here:


The Lancet recently produced a special issue looking at chronic pain:

ANZCA E-News (18 August 2021)

Recent articles of interest:

Recently added titles:

A number of Oxford titles have recently been added to the ANZCA library collection, including Oxford Textbook of Anaesthesia for the Obese Patient, Pediatric Anesthesia Procedures, Oxford Textbook of Neuroscience and Anaesthesiology, Oxford Textbook of Transplant Anaesthesia and Critical Care and Anaesthesia for the Overweight and Obese Patient (OAL).

FPM Training E-News (5 August 2021)

Recent articles of interest:

Training and exams hub:

TheTraining and Exams hub has been designed for trainees and educators participating in the ANZCA, FPM and DHM training programs to identify suitable training and exam resources. The Pain medicine training & exams section contains guides for: Pain medicine training, Conceptual basis of pain medicine, FPM Procedures Endorsement Program curriculum and the Procedures in pain medicine. In addition, the Self-Assessment tools and Roles in Practice guides provide additional resource support for training and examination purposes.

Spotlight: NZ Anaesthetist details what it's like working during Fiji's Covid crisis [4 Aug 2021]

NZ-based ANZCA fellow, Dr Tony Diprose, is helping out with non life-threatening surgeries in Fiji has nothing but praise for Fijian colleagues working amid the country's Covid-19 crisis.

First Broadcast: 4 August 2021
Duration: 7 mins 13 secs approx.

More information

Interview with Dr Christine Ball (ABC Mornings) [2 August 2021]

The chatroom is turned into an operating theatre this morning as Virginia Trioli interviews Dr Christine Ball (ANZCA Fellow) about her book, The Chloroformist.

Christine Ball is an anaesthetist at the Alfred Hospital in Melbourne, co-manages a Master of Medicine (Perioperative) at Monash University, and is the 2020–2024 Wood Library-Museum Laureate of the History of Anesthesiology. She has been an honorary curator at the Geoffrey Kaye Museum of Anaesthetic History for thirty years and is the author of many works in this field.

Training E-News (29 July 2021)

Recently added titles:

A brand new edition of Stoelting's Pharmacology and Physiology in Anesthetic Practiceis now available, along with a print version of Miller's Anesthesia Review, 3e.


Training and exams hub:

The Training and Exams hub has been designed for trainees and educators participating in the ANZCA, FPM and DHM training programs to identify suitable training and exam resources, it includes online access to the Primary Exam Reading List, specific texts, and links to exam reports.

SOT E-News (26 July 2021)

Recent articles of interest:

View the list of recently highlighted medical education articles


Recently added titles:

Brand new editions of Essential Skills for a Medical Teacher and Stoelting's Pharmacology and Physiology in Anesthetic Practice are now available.


Training and exams hub:

TheTraining and Exams hub has been designed for trainees and educators participating in the ANZCA, FPM and DHM training programs to identify suitable training and exam resources, it includes online access to the Primary Exam Reading List, specific texts, and links to exam reports.

Updated ANZCA library discovery service interface (June 24, 2021)

The ANZCA library discovery service has gotten a "facelift".

                            New and updated features:

  • A modernised interface with an updated look and feel
  • Search results now highlight the search terms used
  • Item records have been enriched and now incorporate MeSH subject headings
  • Item records now incorporate a new Access & Request Options panel on the item details screen - quickly access online resources, request books, and submit document delivery requests
  • The additional editions/formats display has changed
  • Many collection names have been updated
  • Streamlined hold requests process and updates to overall collection names
  • Revised Help documentation now available

The main collection - based in Melbourne - is now referred to as the Australia or Australia (National Office) collection. Other names have also been updated to clarify location and accessibility.

For those users requesting print items from the ANZCA library, the pick up options are now specific to the users home location (Australia or New Zealand) and are tailored specifically to the requestors member types.

The updated interface went live 24 June 2021.

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We rely on your feedback to further develop and support the ANZCA library. Use the link below to provide content suggestions, as well as to make recommendations, report issues, and to give general feedback.

Library feedback form

ANZCA acknowledges the traditional custodians of Country throughout Australia and recognises their unique cultural and spiritual relationships to the land, waters and seas and their rich contribution to society. We pay our respects to ancestors and Elders, past, present, and emerging.

ANZCA acknowledges and respects Māori as the Tangata Whenua of Aotearoa and is committed to upholding the principles of the Treaty of Waitangi, fostering the college’s relationship with Māori, supporting Māori fellows and trainees, and striving to improve the health of Māori.