New resources with a health content

New ebooks for 2012

We have added a selection of 23 high-demand electronic texts to the 50 titles that come with the base subscription MDConsult / FirstConsult for 2012.  All products are available on mobile devices.

Among the new titles are:

  •  Gray’s Anatomy for Students, 2nd ed.
  • Robbins Basic Pathology 8th ed. (joining Robbins and Cotran Pathologic Basis of Disease)
  • Guyton and Hall Textbook of Physiology 12th ed.
  • Berne and Levy Physiology 6th (updated) ed.
  • Wheater’s Functional Histology 5th ed.

MDConsult is available at – from campus computers, login is automatic.


MIMs will be available online from the start of 2012!  The hard copies will still be available.

Keep an eye on the library website for details.



Content in this database includes research articles, reports and case studies of practical support to anyone studying or working in therapeutic, diagnostic and preventative health roles.

Many titles included in the collection are unavailable elsewhere online, including journals dedicated to specialist and current topics of interest such as ageing and age care, child health and breastfeeding, indigenous health issues, mental health and rehabilitation.  

Search Informit.


Journal of Clinical Ethics

The Journal of Clinical Ethics will be available from 2012.

There will be some cancellations and changes to online journals held in the Health Sciences Libraries in 2012.  Journal of the American Dental Association (JADA) will only be available online.  Please check your  ejournal portal in the New Year for other changes. 

Search for e-journals and e-books through the library website.

e-TV subscription

The library now subscribes to eTV (a service of the Education Television & Video Communications Trust).

It is very easy to set up an account with your Otago email address, just go to the log-in area, select University of Otago from the list of Universities, then click on the ‘Register Here’ button, and enter your name and @otago email address.

Once you have registered, you will have free access to real time and recorded TV programmes, including educational content recorded from a number of free-to-air, Sky and International channels

Get in touch if you would like a tutorial on how you can use any of these resources for your research or teaching. 

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