New LibGuide : Allied Health










A new LibGuide has recently been published on Allied Health.

Allied health professionals can include:

  • Physiotherapists
  • Occupational therapists
  • Psychologists
  • Dietitians
  • Podiatrists
  • Exercise physiologists
  • Speech pathologists
  • Osteopaths
  • Chiropractors
  • Audiologists

Allied health professionals work alongside doctors and nurses to provide optimum health care for all Australians.  The aim is to support diagnosis, recovery and quality of life. Access to allied health care can increase a person’s mobility, independence and ability to care for themselves. It can also help reduce the risk of complications in chronic conditions or following illness or injury.

A lot of students studying a variety of health fields will find the Allied Health guide of interest.  They may also find these Libguides below useful for their studies.


vLearn Videos 24/7

vLearn videos are online videos from VEA – Video Education Australia. They give you access to a wide variety of educational content, available 24/7. Hundreds of new titles are now available through the library website. Check out the full range of available videos on our vLearn LibGuide, with more being added every day.

To use our vLearn videos, you must be a student or staff member of Hunter TAFE. To view a video, you will need to enter your DEC username and password.


Library staff have been busy creating handy subject guides to help you with your research. Each guide contains examples of useful books, DVDs and magazines, as well as online databases, websites, podcasts and news feeds to help you stay up to date with current developments in your area of study.

Guides currently available are:  

Aged Care








Landscape Design

Library and Information Science


Research Help

Turf Management

Veterinary Nursing and Animal Care

Viticulture and Wine

You can find the Libguides on our Library Website. Just go to Libguides Research Help.

If you have a suggestion for a new Libguide, let us know by adding a comment to this post or by using the Library Feedback Form.