Cambridge University Press is offering free access to university libraries and their associated students and faculty – the collection features HTML textbooks, as well as Cambridge Histories , Cambridge Companions, and Cambridge Elements, all told over 2,000 ebooks. This institutional free access offer will be available until the end of May 2020.
We are in the process of writing our own guide on searching for health science information. In the meantime, we highly recommend this step-by-step guide on comprehensive searching in the health sciences, developed by the Gerstein Science Information Centre at the University of Toronto.
Canadian clinical practice guidelines (CPGs) developed or endorsed by authoritative medical or health organizations in Canada. Currently, there are over 1,200 guidelines in this database. CPG Infobase is maintained by Joule, a subsidiary of the Canadian Medical Association.
Clinical practice guidelines (CPGs) are statements that include recommendations to optimize patient care. Involves a high level of evidence processing.
a clinical search engine to research evidence to support practice and care.
Trip provides access to health information in the forms of key primary literature, secondary literature (e.g., systematic reviews), summaries and clinical practice guidelines. The search engine has unique filtering options that allow the searcher to narrow down the results based on the level of evidence.
abstracts of biomedical and literature in a variety of health sciences fields including medicine, nursing, dentistry, and the allied health sciences.
PubMed is a free, online index for biomedical literature. Its content is primarily composed of the MEDLINE database, but it also contains records from materials not yet in MEDLINE and all records from the PubMed Central open access repository.
Sociological Abstracts, and its companion file Social Services Abstracts, cover the international literature of sociology, social work, and related disciplines in the social and behavioural sciences. It provides abstracting and indexing of articles and book reviews drawn from thousands of serials publications, plus books, book chapters, dissertations, conference papers, and working papers.
Have you ever found yourself torn between studying and staying fit? Well the Leddy Library has the solution for you! We’ve installed three new study bikes, so you can get your work done while getting a work out!
Stationary bikes with attached desks have been set up along the northern window in the Leddy Library Main building. Use will be on a first-come, first-served basis. These bikes allow users to exercise the body as well as the mind even during the busiest times of the semester.
From left to right: Linda Patrick (Dean of Nursing), Vincent Courtenay, and Helen Power (Nursing liaison librarian). Picture courtesy of Dr. Gordon Drake.