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Central

Location Contact Hours

Hospital Library Services
Dartmouth General Hospital
325 Pleasant Street, Room 2205
Dartmouth, NS
B2Y 3S3

Tel: 902-465-8519
Fax: 902-465-8494

Volunteers on duty Monday-Friday
9:30am-3:30pm, variable in summer

Location Contact Hours

Hospital Library Services
1276 South Park Street
Dickson Building, Room 5106
Halifax, NS
B3H 2Y9

Tel: 902-473-8497
or 902-473-4027
Fax: 902-473-7456

Monday-Friday
8:30am-4:30pm
* 24/7 access via card swipe for staff with valid ID

Staff
David Barteaux
Library Technician
Tel: 902-473-8497
E-mail: david.barteaux@nshealth.ca
Katie McLean
Librarian Educator
Training & Education
Dickson Library Site Supervisor
Tel: 902-473-3118
E-mail: katie.mclean@nshealth.ca
Katie Quinn
Library Technician
Tel: 902-473-4027
E-mail: katie.quinn@nshealth.ca
Location Contact Hours

Hospital Library Services
Halifax Infirmary
1796 Summer Street, Room 2201
Halifax, NS
B3H 3A7

Tel: 902-473-4296
or 902-473-3458
or 902-473-4287
Fax: 902-473-7168

Monday-Friday
8:30am-4:30pm
* 24/7 access via card swipe for staff with valid ID

Staff
Bill Fancy
Library Technician
Tel: 902-473-3458
E-mail: bill.fancy@nshealth.ca
Gayle Graham
Librarian Educator
Provincial Library Services
Tel: 902-473-6329
E-mail: gayle.graham@nshealth.ca
Joanne Hodder
Manager
Provincial Library Services
Tel: 902-473-4383
E-mail: joanneR.hodder@nshealth.ca
Diane Lawson
Library Technician
Tel: 902-473-4287
E-mail: diane.lawson@nshealth.ca
Laura A. Macdonald
Library Technician
Tel: 902-473-4296
E-mail: lauraA.macdonald@nshealth.ca
Location Contact Hours

Hospital Library Services
300 Pleasant Street, Room 200
Hugh Bell Service Centre
Dartmouth, NS
B2Y 3Z9

Tel: 902-464-3254
or 902-464-3255
Fax: 902-464-4804

Monday-Friday
8:30am-4:30pm

Staff
Carmen Dorey
Library Technician
Tel: 902-464-3146
E-mail: carmen.dorey@nshealth.ca
Lara Killian
Librarian Educator
Patient Pamphlets
Nova Scotia Hospital Library Site Supervisor
Tel: 902-464-3144
E-mail: lara.killian@nshealth.ca
Rob MacKenzie
Library Technician
Tel: 902-464-3255
E-mail: robertB.mackenzie@nshealth.ca
Jackie Zoppa
Library Technician
Tel: 902-464-3254
E-mail: jackie.zoppa@nshealth.ca
If you identify a patient education need or find yourself repeating instructions or information to patients over and over, get in touch with us to find out about creating a new pamphlet.

The Patient Education Team's role is to provide guidance and input on the following:

  • Development/Revision of pamphlets
  • Adherence to literacy standards
  • Support for image selected and sources
  • Copyright support
  • Liaison for translation of existing pamphlets

Get in Touch

Email pamphlets@nshealth.ca with questions, concerns, or suggestions, or to get started on a new pamphlet or update.

Lara Killian
Librarian Educator - Patient Pamphlets
Nova Scotia Hospital Library Site Supervisor
Tel: 902-464-3144
lara.killian@nshealth.ca

Build searching skills and learn how to use library-provided databases, ebooks, mobile apps and more. Let our Training & Education team help you develop, edit and deliver your educational content.

Consultations (One-on-One)

Email the library to book a consultation with a librarian. We can assist with project development, searching and citation support, and more. We can customize training sessions for your discipline, setting and timeframe.

Custom Group Education Sessions

Our mobile lab can accommodate up to four learners. Internet access included. If you have more than four, we can make it work! We come to you — all we need is a meeting room. Contact us to book a session at your site.

Get in Touch

To request a consult or custom training session email asklibrary@nshealth.ca.

Katie McLean
Librarian Educator - Staff Training & Education
Tel: 902-473-3118
katie.mclean@nshealth.ca

Eastern

Location Contact Hours

Cape Breton Regional Hospital
Education & Learning Department,
3rd Floor, Room 3613-1
1482 George Street
Sydney, NS
B1P 1P3

Tel: 902-567-8000 ext. 2738
Fax: 902-563-9079

Librarian on duty Monday-Wednesday, 8:30am-4:30pm
Otherwise:
Monday-Friday
8:30am-4:30pm
* 24/7 access via card swipe for staff with valid ID

Staff
Amanda Andrews
Health Sciences Librarian
Tel: 902-567-8000 ext. 2738
E-mail: amanda.andrews@nshealth.ca

Northern

Location Contact Hours

Aberdeen Regional Hospital
Room 1710
835 East River Road
New Glasgow, NS
B2H 3S6

Tel: 902-752-7600 ext. 2130

Library staff on duty Tuesdays & Thursdays, 8:00am-4:00pm
Fridays, 8:00am-12:00pm

* 24/7 access for staff with valid ID

Staff
Lana MacEachern
Library Technician
Tel: 902-752-7600 ext. 2130
E-mail: lana.maceachern@nshealth.ca
Location Contact Hours

Colchester East Hants Health Centre
600 Abenaki Road
Truro, NS
B2N 5A1

Tel: 902-893-5554 ext. 42628

Librarian on duty Wednesdays & Thursdays, 2:00pm-4:00pm
Otherwise, volunteers are available on Tuesdays, 12:00pm-4:00pm

Staff
David Eagles
Librarian
Tel: 902-893-5554 ext. 42628
E-mail: david.eagles@nshealth.ca

Western

Location Contact Hours

Yarmouth Regional Hospital
The Watson Caie Amirault Learning Centre
Room A1070.1
60 Vancouver Street
Yarmouth, NS
B5A 2P5

Tel: 902-742-3542 ext. 1306

Librarian on duty Monday-Friday, 8:00am-4:00pm
* 24/7 access via card swipe for staff with valid ID
Staff
Susan Morton
Librarian
Tel: 902-742-3542 ext. 1306
E-mail: susan.morton@nshealth.ca

IWK Health Centre

Location

IWK Health Sciences Library
5850/5980 University Avenue
Room L2048
Halifax, NS
B3K 6R8

Staff
Darlene Chapman
Librarian
Tel: 902-470-6729
E-mail: darlene.chapman@iwk.nshealth.ca
Patrice D'Entremont
Library Assistant
E-mail: patrice.dentremont@iwk.nshealth.ca
Pam Parker
Library Assistant
E-mail: pamela.parker@iwk.nshealth.ca

About the Health Sciences Library

How to Find Us

The Health Sciences Library is located in room L2048 on level 2 of the Link Building of the IWK Health Center.

Hours

Open Monday-Friday, 9:00am-5:00pm.

Using the Library

The Library collection and services are available for the use of all Health Centre staff, medical staff and health profession students while on clinical rotations within the Health Centre. Others may use materials in the library at any time during staffed library hours or borrow materials through another library through interlibrary loan.

Staff
Andrea Kuttner
Librarian
Coordinator of Family Resource Library
Tel: 902-470-8982
E-mail: andrea.kuttner@iwk.nshealth.ca
Patrice D'Entremont
Library Assistant
Tel: 902-470-8351 (Circulation Desk)
E-mail: patrice.dentremont@iwk.nshealth.ca

About the Family Resource Library

How to Find Us

From outside you can find the Family Resource Library through the south street entrance, past the model trains & shared clinics. From inside IWK take the blue elevators to level 1, Children's Site to find the Library.

Hours

Open Monday-Friday, 9:30am-5:00pm.
* The library may be closed for lunch daily between 12:00pm-1:00pm. Please call ahead if you are planning to visit us at this time.

Using the Library

  • Items can be returned in the slot outside of the library
  • Patients and families may borrow health books and videos for two weeks. Renewals can be done by phone or in person
  • Patients and families can borrow two video games and four movies at a time. They are due back by the end of the following day
  • Patients and families will have access to the library's movies and video games cart on weekends. The cart can be found in the Ronald McDonald Family Room (3rd floor, IWK Link Building)

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