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Overview

The Catalogue can be used to find resources held at libraries within the Western Sydney Local Health District, Nepean Blue Mountains Local Health District and The Sydney Children's Hospitals Network. Use the Catalogue to access your online membership, renew items, reserve items from another library to be picked up at your facility library and more.

Access

Access the Catalogue from work or remotely at http://helows.spydus.com/ or download the Spydus App (details below).

To register for the library and receive your login details for the Catalogue, complete an online registration form then visit your facility library with your identification to complete your registration.

Access the Spydus Mobile App

Follow these steps to download and login to the free Spydus Mobile App:

1. Open the App Store using your iPhone/iPad or open the Google Play Store using your Android device

2. Search for 'Spydus Mobile' then follow the instructions to install the App

3. Open the App on your mobile device then from the listing of libraries select Health Libraries of Western Sydney

4. Click Login to login with your Borrower ID (found at the back of your employee card) and Password. If you do not have a Borrower ID please see library staff or if you have not yet registered for the library complete an online registration form then visit your facility library with your identification to complete your registration. If you do not know your password go to the Catalogue and click Forgot Your Password? toward the top right of the page.

Call number classification scheme

Books in the library are organised on the shelves according to the US National Library of Medicine (NLM) Classification Scheme. Non-medical books are classified using the Library of Congress Classification.

The Mental Health Library Cumberland Hospital uses the Dewey Decimal Classification Scheme.