Welcome to The Sydney Children's Hospitals Network Library

The medical library is located on level 3 at The Children's Hospital Westmead.

Contact Us

Phone: 9845 3832

Email: SCHN-Library@health.nsw.gov.au

Opening Hours 

Monday to Friday - 8:30am to 5:00pm

After hours (24/7) swipe access is available to medical, nursing, research and allied health staff as well as students doing their paediatric term at the hospital. Please contact the Medical Library for details.

Online Resources


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Embase Logo

PsycINFO logo

Maternity and Infant Care



Search across all of the library online resources including CIAP, ClinicalKey and ClinicalKey for Nursing.


search for articles, books, and more

Want to access Library & CIAP resources off-site or from home?

Single Sign-On is here to make it easier for you! 
Now you can login with your Stafflink ID

Contact the library during Library Week - in person, by phone or email - for details on accessing Library and CIAP resources offsite using your hospital login as a single sign-on. (This is an easier alternative to My Athens login which you may have been using previously for offsite access).

COVID-19 Resources

Resources relating to COVID-19 outbreak

COVID-19 Literature Searches
COVID-19 literature searches from ALIA Health Libraries Australia

SCHN Intranet COVID-19 Updates

Offsite Access

The Library has put together a guide to assist staff currently working offsite due to COVID-19

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