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Library & Information Week 2019: Blacktown Mount Druitt Hospital Libraries: What's Happening During Library And Information Week

What Are We Offering This Week

Mon. 20th May

Drop-in session all day

Book into training on Searching for Allied Health Resources DEV14047 (Book on My Health Learning) - Computer Room, Peter Zelas Library at 9.30 - 11.00, Mount Druitt Library at 13.30 - 15.00

Tues. 21st May

Visit our stand on Hospital Street, Blacktown Hospital and Discover your Library with Ovid Discovery

Book into training on Searching for Nursing Resources DEV14053 (Book on My Health Learning) -Computer Room, Peter Zelas Library at 10.00 - 11.00.

Wed. 22nd May

Book into training on Searching for Medical Resources DEV14055 (Book on My Health Learning) - Computer Room, Peter Zelas Library at 10.00 - 11.00.

Thurs. 23rd May

Drop-in sessions all day

Book into training Making the Most of MyAthens DEV14081 (Book on My Health Learning) - MFR Room, Peter Zelas LIbrary at 10.00 - 11.00 and 13.00 - 14.00.

Fri. 24th May

Drop-in sessions all day

Lucky door prize winners announced

Library and Information Week 2019

The theme for Library and Information Week this year is Truth, Integrity, Knowledge. Come along and visit your libraries to find out what library resources are available to you and how your library staff can help you find, use and store information.

Our programme for Library and Information Week includes hands-on training and drop-in sessions. We invite you to participate in our celebrations this week – every visitor may enter our lucky door prize to win an attractive gift pack.

We will also be introducing our new product, Ovid Discovery Search. Ovid Discovery will provide you with a single search tool that searches across the libraries’ entire collections, both print and electronic, as well as, CIAP resources. Find out how to access this amazing new search platform by clicking here.

Find out what's happening at other WSLHD facility libraries -  Auburn, Westmead and the Mental Health Library, Cumberland Hospital.

Introducing BMDH Ovid Discovery Search Tool

Increase Discoverability With Our New Search Tool

  • A central portal homepage now consolidates all our library resources and services and services into one place so you can easily see what is available and become more aware of everything your library has to offer.
  • Search Ovid Discovery searching tool with MeSH-controlled vocabulary thesaurus
  • Able to create different search indexes based on speciality, nature of the content, language, and more
  • Indexing of non journal content such as book, videos, images and more.
  • Ability to find precise results through filtering amd navigation options
  • Filter results showing available full text.
Discover your Library with BMDH Ovid Discovery Search Tool with the link below

You can login to the discovery website using MyAthens username and password. If you do not have MyAthens account you may register at

Contact Us

For more information contact:

Peter Zelas Library, Blacktown Hospital

Ph: 98516025 


Mount Druitt Hospital Library

Ph: 98811637


Library Week Lucky Door Prize

Every person visiting the library, attending a training session or visiting our stand in Hospital Street (Blacktown) on Tuesday 21st may 2019 will enter into our lucky door prize. Winners wil be announced on Friday 24th of May 2019.

Fill in a Library Feedback Form - Ask a library Staff.

Drop-in Sessions

Bring your search question or EndNote query and drop in to the libraries. Library staff wll help you with your query on a one to one basis.