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Among the many services we provide are the following:

Literature Searches

Learning Services offers access to many specialized databases, including Medline, The Cochrane Library, and CINAHL, and can perform literature searches to find articles and information on a wide variety of topics.

Literature searches are useful for:

  • Finding research on any aspect of a specific disease or condition
  • Finding the most up-to-date evidence-based information
  • Finding information on current trends in health care, health policy, and health management
  • Finding statistics collected by local, national and worldwide health agencies

Journal Articles

Learning Services has access to thousands of journal titles. If we do not have the article you need in our collection, we will request it from another library and forward it to you.

There is no limit to the number of articles you can request.


Books may be borrowed from Learning Services for up to 2 weeks.

In the event that we do not have the book in our collection, and it must be obtained from another library, the loan period will depend upon the borrowing policies of that library.

Selective Dissemination of Information (SDI)

This service is also tailored to the needs of each individual patron. A unique search will be created by the Librarian to meet the specified needs of the client. The search is then executed at a pre-determined interval (usually weekly or monthly) and the resulting list of citations is sent to the requestor. The requestor then simply selects any articles of interest and forwards these selections to the Librarian. In this way, you are able to keep up-to-date in any area of interest, without wasting precious time doing the searching yourself.

Last updated on: November 17th, 2016