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ACCESSING LIBRARIES AND SEEKING INFORMATION

This section provides you with information about accessing health libraries, and provides you with links to general health information websites and searchable evidence summary databases.

Access To Health Libraries

Depending upon your employer, you may have access to health libraries at:

All publicly funded BC post-secondary institutions providing health education, the BC Ministry of Advanced Education, the BC Ministry of Health, the BC Ministry of Children and Family Development, all BC Health Authorities and most health professions associations have access to eHealth Library of BC.

Sunny Hill Education Resource Centre has a unique collection of books, videos, journals, board games, curricula and various educational props and materials designed for children and youth with disabilities available for loan to health professionals, educators and families.

Professional associations also offer access to indexes and data bases to members. Some professional associations also offer the support of a clinical librarian:

General Health
Information Websites

  • HealthLink BC provides extensive multi-lingual health service information and tools. Services offered also include telephone consultation services from health service navigators, nurses, dieticians, exercise professionals and pharmacists.
  • Medline Plus the US National of Library of Medicine with searchable health topics, drug and supplement information, videos and tools.

Searchable evidence summary databases and reference websites

This section provides you with information about accessing health libraries, and provides you with links to general
health information websites and searchable evidence summary databases.