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Allied Health: Resources

A library guide for students and staff in medical radiation science, nutrition and dietetics, occupational therapy, oral health, physiotherapy, pharmacy, podiatry, speech pathology.

Cross-discipline Databases

Key databases commonly used for accessing the latest research in allied health disciplines.  

Recommended resources for information on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health. 

Recommended resources for information on the diagnosis, treatment and management of conditions and diseases. 

Interactive 3D resources.

Policies and guidelines contain recommendations for clinical practice based on evidence.

Note that local policy documents found on the local health district intranet are confidential and often not suitable for use in assessments.

Web Resources

Let us know what you want

Is there anything more you would like us to include in this guide? Let us know by going to our Feedback page and we will do our very best to add the resources you want.

Open Access Textbooks and Resources

Did you know that there are many great textbooks and resources that are available for free?

Open Educational Resources (OER) are defined by UNESCO as

“… teaching, learning and research materials in any medium – digital or otherwise – that reside in the public domain or have been released under an open license that permits no-cost access, use, adaptation and redistribution by others with no or limited restrictions....”

The following textbooks are examples of resources that are 100% free and available for you to use during your degree and beyond!

For information about OERs, please see our guide


Your Subject Librarians

This guide has been created by University of Newcastle Librarians who work with your schools to make sure you have access to the resources you need. The Librarians supporting allied health are:

Teaching Liaison Librarian

Jennifer Goh

Fiona Jones

Research Liaison Librarian

Photo of Nicole Faull-Brown

Nicole Faull-Brown