Services

Library & Information Services

Walter McGrath Library

The Walter McGrath Library is the main library of St Vincent’s Hospital Campus. Our collection supports the general and specialist services provided on the hospital campus.

The Walter McGrath Library is not open to the public.
Please contact your local public library if you require medical or health information.

Research databases
Walter McGrath Library provides access to a number of research databases that can be used on campus or remotely. A username and password are required to access these databases.

Please note these databases are only available to St Vincent’s Hospital Campus employees. If you are an employee please contact the library to obtain a login/password.

CIAP
Full text journals available as well as research databases such as Cochrane, PsycInfo, Medline and CINAHL. Link to CIAP

EBSCO databases
Full text content is available via these research databases. Databases include CINAHL plus with Full text, Biomedical Reference Collection and Health Business Full text Elite - Link to database

Library catalogue
Walter McGrath Library holdings can be found on the South Eastern Sydney and Illawarra Area Health Services Catalogue. Link to catalogue.

Services
All services offered are for employees of St Vincent’s Hospital only.
Please contact the library for further information on the following services:

  • Information requests and literature searches
  • Inter-Library loans including document delivery
  • Training and user education

Facilities
The library is equipped with the following:
  • PCs connected to paid printing service
  • Photocopiers
  • Pager phones
  • Group study room with DVD/video player

  Location   St Vincent’s Hospital
  Level 1 Cator Building
  Victoria St, Darlinghurst NSW 2010
  Phone/Fax   T 02 8382 2260
  F 02 8382 2744
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  Hours of opening   Monday to Friday: 8.30am–5.00pm
  Closed Weekends and Public Holidays

Useful links
Clinical Information Access Program
EBSCO Host research database   
SESIAHS Area Library Catalogue