Library:Health Information Resources Provided by Professional Associations and Employers

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The following is a list of health information resources provided by professional association and employers in BC and Canada. This will facilitate planning instructional sessions and referring non-UBC patrons to appropriate resources. The focus is on BC organizations and employers but national organizations are included when relevant.

Inspired by: Chatterley, T., Storie, D., Chambers, T., Buckingham, J., Shiri, A., & Dorgan, M. (2012). Health information support provided by professional associations in Canada. Health information and libraries journal, 29(3), 233–41. doi:10.1111/j.1471-1842.2012.00993.x http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22925386

Organization Librarian Library Mediated Searching EHLBC Databases & Other Resources
Canadian Medical Association Yes ? Yes No Clinical Key, CPS Online, CPG Infobase, DynaMed, Essential Evidence Plus, InfoPractique, POEMs (by Essential Evidence Plus), Journals, Textbooks, Joule Publications
College of Physicians and Surgeons of BC Yes Yes Yes Yes Ovid MEDLINE, MEDLINE with Full Text, CINAHL, PsycInfo, ACP Journal Club, Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, EBMR, AccessMedicine, Best Practice, Clinical Key, DynaMed, STAT!Ref, RxTx, CADTH
British Columba College of Nursing Professionals Yes BCCNP staff only BCCNP staff only Yes - BCCNP staff access only. BCCNP staff only - Biomedical Reference Collection: Comprehensive Edition, CINAHL Complete, eBook Nursing Collection, Evidence Based Medicine Reviews, JBI Database, Journal, and Tools Package, LWW Total Access Collection 2019 with Neurology, MEDLINE with Full Text, Ovid MEDLINE, PsycARTICLES, PsycINFO
My CNA No No No No. Access via self-registration for Canadian Registered Nurses Online books from ebrary and myilibrary
Physiotherapy Association of British Columbia Yes No Yes Yes Anatomy.TV (Primal Pictures), Biomedical Reference Collection: Comprehensive Edition, CINAHL Complete, eBook Nursing Collection, EBSCO Discovery Service (EDS), LWW JBI Book Collection 2011, MEDLINE with Full Text, Primal Pictures Upgrade 2016, PsycARTICLES, PsycINFO
Providence Health Care No No No Yes Anatomy.TV (Primal Pictures), Biomedical Reference Collection: Comprehensive Edition, CINAHL Complete, Clinical Skills, eBook Nursing Collection, Evidence Based Medicine Reviews, LWW JBI Book Collection 2011, LWW Total Access Collection 2019 with Neurology, MEDLINE with Full Text, Ovid MEDLINE, PsycARTICLES, PsycINFO
Vancouver Public Library Yes Yes Yes (fee for service) No Diseases, Health, & Wellness ebooks (subset of Gale Virtual Reference Library), RxTx, Medline Plus
British Columbia Dental Association No No No No
British Columbia Pharmacy Association No No No No
Canadian Dental Association No Yes
(online
resources-password
required)
No No Lexicomp Online, other practice resources for members only.
Canadian Pharmacists Association No No No No Compendium of Pharmaceuticals and Specialties, Compendium of Products for Minor Ailments, Compendium of Therapeutic Choices, Compendium of Therapeutics for Minor Ailments
Canadian Physiotherapy Association No Yes
(online access
to databases
password required)
No No OrthoEvidence, PedPro
College of Dental Surgeons of British Columbia No No No No
College of Pharmacists of British Columbia No No No No
College of Physical Therapists of British Columbia No No No No
Canadian Association of Occupational Therapists - BC Chapter No No No Yes Biomedical Reference Collection: Comprehensive Edition, CINAHL Complete, eBook Nursing Collection, MEDLINE with Full Text, PsycARTICLES, PsycINFO

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