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Online graduate courses - Master of Psychiatry

Guides- Finding Information

How-to Subject Research Guides support a range of library provided tools which students may use throughout their studies:



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Lindy Cochrane
Lindy Cochrane

Liaison Librarian (Research) - MDHS
(03) 8344 9931

Need help?

If you need assistance accessing a journal article or ebook, library chat can help. You can access the Library’s Ask a librarian (online chat service) in the box above.

This service is available 7 days a week and is particularly useful when you need immediate support for accessing online library resources.

If you have any questions about studying online, please contact your Support Consultant.

You can also email your Liaison Librarian if you need additional assistance. The librarian’s name and contact email is listed on this page.


This library guide is designed for online students in the Master of Psychiatry at the University of Melbourne.

Use the tabs at the top of the guide to navigate to the content areas.

The guide is the best starting point for searching and getting assistance, and there are self-help resources on every page.

The Getting started page will help you access popular links and connect to librarians for personal support.

The Search strategies page will help you identify keywords for your topic and develop effective search statements appropriate for different search engines and databases.

The eBooks page will help you find ebooks on the library catalogue and access special ebook collections for psychiatry and related areas, including the DSM collection and Psychiatry online.

The Journals page lists some key journals in the field.

The Databases page will help you locate and access journal articles. It includes information on Discovery, the Library’s multidisciplinary search engine, and links to specialist subject databases like PsycInfo and Medline.