Bachelor of Dermal Sciences: Home

About this Guide

This guide has been designed to assist students studying the Bachelor of Dermal Sciences to develop research skills and to locate academic sources of information to complete assessment tasks.

Your Library Account

To check the due date of your books, renew items that you have on loan, request or cancel holds you need to access your My Library account online.


Accessing other Libraries

Victoria University Library participates in the following reciprocal borrowing schemes:

CAVAL Reciprocal Borrowing - allows you to borrow items from other Victorian libraries

University Libraries of Australia and New Zealand (ULANZ) Borrowing Scheme- you can  borrow in person from any other external library.

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Non-VU access

Research Consultation Request via Zoom

One-on-one librarian consultations are available Monday - Friday 10 am and 4 pm.

Email the Health & Biomedicine Librarians to book an appointment and please state your preferred time/day.

A librarian will reply with a confirmation of your appointment and a link to the Zoom meeting.

If you are unable to attend an appointment, please contact the librarian to reschedule your consultation session.


Suzanne Poliness

College Librarian (Health and Biomedicine)

ph. 9919 8629


Iwona Janius
Librarian (Health and Biomedicine)

ph. 9919 4229


Kirstin Scholz

Librarian (Health and Biomedicine)


City Queen Campus

Marina Malinovitch

ph.  9919 1851

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