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If online chat is not available, you can fill out our Ask the Library form and get a response by the end of the next working day.


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A separate web page with lots of examples, instructions, and tips on citing and referencing.

When you use FedCite, to get started, click on your style.
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Key databases for finding journal articles and conference papers

Key databases for your discipline:

(See the page Finding journal articles to learn how to use these databases)

Medical terminology

Medical terminology can seem complex and hard to understand. The dictionaries below are available as e-books, and you can look up medical terms in them to help your nursing study.

Librarians and Learning Skills Advisers and ASK students, oh my!


Can help with: finding material for your assessment tasks or research; referencing; bibliographic management (e.g. EndNote); researcher IDs; keeping up to date with research alerts
Erin Roga, Berwick

Erin Roga, Berwick

Myles Strous, Gippsland 

Myles Strous, Gippsland

Karen Pruis, Mt Helen & Wimmera 

Karen Pruis, Mt Helen & Wimmera


Contact the Library:

Ask Desk

Senior students who can help with: academic writing, research, and general all-around study skills.

Contact the ASK Desk

Learning skills advisers

Can help with: essay writing, writing for other types of assessment tasks (reports, case studies, annotated bibliographies), thesis writing, referencing, study skills, exam preparation.
Talia Barrett, Mt Helen

Talia Barrett,
Based at Mt Helen

Daniel North, Berwick 

Daniel North,
Based at Berwick