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Library: Apps & Other Services

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UpToDate Anywhere (public hospitals only)

Go to UpToDate (BHS & WHCG) / UpToDate (other public hospitals) from a work computer and click the Register button in the upper right corner of the screen to create your own username and password. In order to maintain uninterrupted access to UpToDate you must re-verify every 90 days (you will be prompted with an email). Simply go to UpToDate on any work computer and click the Log In button in the upper right corner of the screen.

Once you have registered you can download the App to your phone or access from any computer offsite by searching for UpToDate and logging in.

MIMS Mobile

Go to  MIMS Mobile from a work computer. Follow the prompts to register for an Enterprise Token. When you receive your token download the App to your phone and enter the token as instructed.

BMJ Best Practice

Go to BMJ Best Practice from a work computer. Create a personal account. Use the username and password that you create to log in when you download the App to your phone.


Go to  BrowZine from a work computer and sign up to create your  BrowZine account which will give you access to the Web version and the App.  Download the App to your phone. Select Ballarat Health Services from the dropdown menu and sign in with your BHS Library OpenAthens username and password and log in with your newly created BrowZine details.

eTG Complete

From a work computer sign up for an access token here. You will be emailed a token which can be used on only ONE device. When you have downloaded the app choose "institutional user login" then log in using your email and your token.

To allow for full offline use, click the Cloud icon in the top right hand corner of the app and download content. Then locate the menu icon Image result for menu icon in the top left hand corner, choose settings and switch the app offline switch on. You will be prompted to download new content when the guidelines are updated.

Keeping Up To Date

Literature Searches and Articles

Request a Literature Search or email these details to

Request an Article or email the details of articles required to

Table of Contents

The Library sends out electronic Table of Contents (TOCs) from selected journals each time a new issue is published.To be added to TOC alerts, copy the title/s of the journals you want from the list below and email with your name and work email.

TOC alerts are available for most publications but please remember that direct full text access to articles from the TOC is only available from electronic journals that the BHS Library subscribes to. For full text access directly from the TOC you will need a work email. See below for a list of TOC's currently on offer.

Current Awareness Bulletin

Want to keep up to date with new journals and books received in the Library? Our Current Awareness Bulletin (CAB) is published fortnightly. To receive a copy email with your name and work email and ask to be added to the CAB list. See below for some recent bulletins.


Bookshelf your favourite eJournals to read at your leisure. To sign up, see instructions in the Apps guide to the left.