New Database: MIMS online

Attention Health students! Have you tried our new database, MIMS Online?

MIMs online link



MIMS Online provides independent medicines information to Australian healthcare professionals on prescription and non-prescription drugs. The database provides full and abbreviated product information, drug/drug interaction module and pill identification module.

Your TAFE username and password is required.

Please note: Only a limited number of people can access this resource at the same time. Try again later if you are unsuccessful.

If you need help with this database, phone or visit your library or Ask a Librarian online.

Subject of the month: Nursing

Don’t miss a beat or  suffer a mid-wife crisis by getting vaccinated with resources from TAFENSW Hunter and Central Coast Libraries.

Gray's anatomy review

Book: Gray’s Anatomy Review by Marios Loukas; Stephen W. Carmichael; R. Shane Tubbs; Peter H. Abrahams

Now in its second edition, Gray’s Anatomy Review continues to be an easy-to-use resource that helps you relate anatomy to clinical practice and pass your exams. Designed as a companion to Gray’s Anatomy for Students, this medical textbook is your indispensable resource for both in-course examinations.

Calculaion skills for nurses

eBook: Calculation Skills for Nurses by Claire Boyd 

Providing nursing students with words of wisdom and advice from real-life student nurses, Calculation Skills for Nurses enables you to calculate drug dosages with ease, boosting your confidence and competence in this core area of nursing practice. The book takes away the fear of calculations, making it approachable, easy and fun.

Note: TAFENSW username and password required.

eVideoseVideo: Communication skills for nurses

This program combines dramatised scenarios and real footage on the ward – demonstrating how to break bad news, providing strategies for effective handover, and responding appropriately to aggression.

Note: TAFENSW username and password required.
Duration: 22 mins. Year: 2011.

Medline plus

Website: Medline Plus (U.S)

Use MedlinePlus to learn about the latest treatments, look up information on a drug or supplement, find out the meanings of words, or view medical videos or illustrations.


Last but not least is our blood pressure lowering Nursing Libguide. This is a one stop shop of course related resources including DVD’s, Databases, websites and books.

Be sure to visit us at your local campus library or online.

New Gale eResource Package to try

New Gale eResource Package for TAFE to try!

This trial is available until 23 March 2018 and the package includes: General OneFile, Small Business Finder, Small Business Resource Center, Nursing Resource Center, Health & Wellness Resource Center and Interactive: Human Anatomy.

For more information read the Gale eResource Package brochure, try out the package, and fill in the Database Trial Evaluation Form to let us know what you think.

Your feedback is important to us!

Database Specific login required:

Fill in the Trial Database Password Request form to have the password emailed to you, or Contact Library Staff for assistance.