Diploma of Nursing: Home

About this guide

This guide has been designed to assist students studying the Diploma of Nursing to develop research skills and to find relevant resources to complete assessment tasks. Use tabs at the top of the guide to access library collections and resources including:

Your library account

You need to access your MyLibrary account online to:

  • check the status of physical checked out items
  • renew physical items eg. books

To access your account from the library website:

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Non-VU access

Study help

The University has many resources to assist you with your studies. Click on the links below to access ‘The Academic Support & Development Unit’ resources:

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.

Contact your Health Librarian

Suzanne Poliness

College Librarian (Health and Biomedicine)



Iwona Janius
Librarian (Health and Biomedicine)



Kirstin Scholz

Librarian (Health and Biomedicine)


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Get help with accessing library resources

  • During HE semester
    • 9am-8pm (Mon-Thurs)
    • 9am-5pm (Fri)
    • 11am-3pm (Sat-Sun)
  • Outside of HE semester: 
    • 9am-5pm (Mon-Fri)
  • Chat is not available on public holidays or University closures.

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