A-Z Databases

The Victoria University library subscribes to a number of online databases, which collectively cover a huge range of disciplines and subjects.
Articles found through the VU library can viewed, downloaded and printed to assist you with your work. The databases can be searched collectively through Library Search (external link) or you can search them individually.

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Appropriate Use

General Guidelines (Applicable to all electronic services):

Use of this service including the viewing, printing and downloading of individual articles is permitted for the purposes of private study, teaching and research. This does not include the systematic downloading, copying or printing of significant portions of the licensed content (for example: entire issues of individual journals). Undertaking this type of activity constitutes a serious breach of both copyright and licence agreements and may result in legal action or termination of the University's access to this product. Use of this service for commercial gain is strictly prohibited.

Specific Terms:

The conditions described above are intended as general guidelines. Specific licence conditions may be outlined on the individual database or journal web site under a heading such as "Terms and Conditions", "Terms of Use", "Licence Agreement" or something similar. It is important that you read and observe these terms and conditions.

New / Trial Databases

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The following databases are newly acquired or being evaluated for a future subscription.
Relevant across many fields of research including Sport & Exercise Science, Nursing, Medical Physiology, and Health Services, this resource is updated regularly. This comprehensive resource from McGraw-Hill Medical integrates leading physical therapy textbooks, such as Dutton’s Orthopaedic Examination, Evaluation, and Intervention. It includes procedure and exercise videos, PT lecture series, image galleries, self-assessment tools, such as NPTE review assessments, and a unique cadaver dissection tool.
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In Clear Pronunciation 2 (Speech), students learn to put the sounds of English together in natural speech. This program sensitises them to elements of pronunciation they may not even be aware of (such as sentence stress or intonation) and helps them to listen and produce these sounds accurately.
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Safetycare Australia produces Occupational Health and Safety videos for Australian workplaces. Safetycare’s workplace safety videos are streamed from the ‘cloud’ and can be played on any device; Mac, PC, iPad, iPhone, Android, both on and off campus. All videos are closed captioned, click on CC to view captions.

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