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.
Our mobile lab can accommodate up to four learners. Internet access and laptops 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. Currently only available within Central Zone.
To request a consult or custom training session email email@example.com. View a list of upcoming opportunities and events:
We can assist with project development, literature searching, citation support, and more. We can customize training sessions for your discipline, setting and timeframe. One-on-one training now available via Skype.
Any Nova Scotia Health Authority or IWK Health Centre staff member may submit search requests through the library's literature searching service form.
For direct consultation and searching, please contact your closest library staff member or visit your local library location.
Library staff can access materials available in other libraries on your behalf. We can arrange for you to borrow materials or obtain copies of journal articles from other library collections.
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:
Want to order print copies of an existing patient pamphlet? Find tips on ordering on our print code index.
The IWK Criteria Booklet for Developing Patient/Family Resources is available to IWK Health Centre staff through Pulse, along with the policy for developing these resources.
Library staff order access to both print and electronic resources for use by specific departments.
RefWorks is a web-based citation manager. RefWorks will help you organize your references from a variety of resources (databases, library catalogues, websites, books, journals, etc.). By creating your own account with RefWorks you can store all of your important references in one location and format your documents to set citation styles such as Vancouver, APA, MLA, etc.
Learn more about RefWorks by visiting our Getting Started With RefWorks Guide.