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TAFE Students and Staff Ourimbah Library Guide: Laboratory Techniques

A guide to Ourimbah Library for Ourimbah TAFE Students and Staff

Hunter TAFE Links for Laboratory Techniques

Go to the Hunter TAFE Library Service homepage to find links to databases, eBooks, eVideos, research assistance, and subject guides.
Use your TAFE username & password to access electronic resources.

You can also search TAFEcat (the NSW TAFE Library catalogue) to locate books. Find out more about requesting books from other TAFE libraries.

Guides that can provide useful resources for your studies are: 

Call Numbers for Laboratory Techniques

616.07 Pathology
616.075 Pathology - diagnosis and prognosis
616.0750151 Laboratory mathematics

Laboratory Techniques @ Ourimbah Library

Below are some key journals for Laboratory Techniques. Search NewCat+ for other relevant titles.

A library database is a collection of online material, usually journal articles and ebooks. A database may also include other material such as streaming video, standards and fact sheets. Some databases will focus on one subject area and others will be multidisciplinary, that is, have information about a wide range of topics.

Listed below are some databases which may be useful for your studies in Laboratory Techniques. There are many more databases available on the UON library website.

As a Hunter TAFE staff member or student you will also have access to the databases available on the Hunter TAFE website.


  • Royal College of Pathologists of Australasia
    Australasia's leading medical diagnostic organization. Resources include fact sheets and manuals.
  • Pathology resources
    An interactive Pathology resource that gives access points to the disease either via parts of the body (eg lung, heart etc) or the relevant disease process (eg neoplasm, infection etc).

Chemistry Resources

  • Chemistry and Laboratory Resources
    Information on a range of chemistry related areas including laboratory instrumentation and techniques.
  • Polymer Chemistry resource
    An excellent glossary provided by the University of Sydney
  • Knovel Critical Tables
    Tables of physical, solvent, and thermodynamic properties. The physical property tables alone include over 13,000 inorganic and organic compounds, and pure substances. The solvent property tables have 385 solvents, and the thermodynamic property tables have 500 compounds.

Laboratory Government Standards



Workplace Health & Safety