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Library News: June 2023

June 2023


Men's health week 2023

Men's Health Week is celebrated every year around the world in June and it is an important opportunity to highlight the importance of men's health, and to promote and support the health and wellbeing of men and boys in our communities. In support of Men's Health Week 2023 and to raise the profile of men, their health outcomes and health needs, the library is showcasing information resources to complement this year's theme 'Healthy Habits'.

  View evidence based information sources:

 Additional resources on Australian men’s health information:



Men's health resources

Explore Clinicalkey resources on topics relevant to men's health including articles, e-books, patient education and guidelines.



National reconciliation week 2023

The Library's Aboriginal Health guide provides books and resources to inspire conversation about reconciliation, cultural security and the health of Aboriginal Australians.


AusDI database on trial

AusDI is an Australian medicines database designed to help healthcare professionals make confident clinical decisions. Additional content includes Don't Rush to Crush (DRTC), Natural Medicines, and IMgateway Interactions (herb, supplement and food interactions).

Trial ends 31 December 2023.

Please let us know what you think, submit your feedback.


Upcoming training: health statistics

An introductory session designed for health professionals who need help with finding statistics data for clinical work, research or study.

Guest Speakers 

Alyson Wright from Health Statistics and Informatics Cameron Taylor-Mcinnes from Performance Analytics

Delivered via MS Teams
Tuesday 16 June 2023, 10am-11am


Literature search service 

Our specialist Librarians conduct comprehensive literature searches to support patient care, research projects, service development and more. We will conduct a search on your behalf and send the best articles directly to your inbox.

Topics searched in May include: mental health in prison population, mental health in Indigenous population, and BPI injection pain.


Create your own review quiz 

Study Tools in AccessMedicine provides thousands of review Q&A for board exam preparation and recertification. Users can generate random and custom  multiple choice quizzes from the Review Questions texts which are sorted into basic sciences and clinical practice categories. 

Review Questions resources include anatomy, biochemistry, neuroanatomy, obstetrics, occupational & environmental medicine, surgery and more.


Tap into our services wherever you're located 

Our libraries are located in Darwin, Alice Springs, Katherine, East Arnhem (Gove) and Tennant Creek, and offer video conferencing, training, printing and scanning facilities, as well as a quiet space away from the intense and often noisy clinical environments.

Our health libraries in Gove and Tennant Creek offer users a space they can use to conduct research, study or clinical records from one of the networked desktop computers. Both libraries have a dynamic physical collection of books, recently updated with new print titles available to borrow. Items can be requested and transferred between libraries for your convenience. A self-checkout app is also available to manage loans in all library locations.

Browse the new physical and electronic e-books available at Gove and Tennant Creek libraries. 

For enquiries please contact the Darwin Health Library


Check out the range of new books this month 
Browse all new print and electronic titles. Read new eBooks from any device using your NTG LAN login.
New books can be sent to you via internal mail or you can pick them up from your nearest library.

The point of care : how one leader took a health service from ordinary to extraordinary : a business fiction


"I love how the Librarians are able to apply their skillset to the specific context that you are looking for. It shows their elasticity in intelligence and is so very helpful."



Breast cancer characteristics and pathological prognostic determinants in Indigenous Australians: retrospective cohort study in the Northern Territory

Data analyzed confirmed that Indigenous women were more likely to have poorer prognostic disease features, including ER/PR negative and human epidermal growth factor receptor 2 amplified tumors, larger tumors, and higher stage disease.

Asia pac J Clin Oncol. 2023. May 3. 2023 May 3




Value-based public health: moving beyond value-based health care to support a wellbeing economy

The framework provides a critical and innovative approach beyond VBHC for improving population health and wellbeing outcomes, in alignment with principles and measures being put forth in early examples of governments using wellbeing economy policies.

Raymond K,Haddock R,Nathan S et al. Health Promot J Austr. 2023 May 18




The expanding global footprint of Burkholderia pseudomallei and melioidosis

This century there has been a dramatic expansion of the documented global footprint of B. pseudomallei and melioidosis that predominantly reflects increased surveillance, with improved laboratory resources and methods for detecting B.

Currie B,Meumann E,Kaestli M et al. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2023 May 9:tpmd230223