Build searching skills and learn how to use library-provided databases, ebooks, mobile apps and more. Let our Library Services team help you develop, edit and deliver your educational content.
Check out the list of upcoming learning opportunities:
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 available through Skype.
Literature searching services from Library Services are currently operating on reduced capacity. Please expect a turnaround time of 3-4 weeks. A Library Services team member may connect with you directly to discuss the urgency of your request and negotiate an agreed-upon timeline. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact AskLibrary@nshealth.ca.
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.
The Patient Education Team is available to support staff and physicians across the province in creating evidence-based and easy-to-read materials.
The Family Library Coordinator assists staff with the development of handouts for patients and families.
Library staff order access to both print and electronic resources for use by specific departments.
Citation managers allow users to gather and organize citations, store PDF copies of articles and reports, generate bibliographies or reference lists, insert citations or footnotes while writing, and share citations with colleagues.
RefWorks is a web-based citation manager available to all Nova Scotia Health staff and physicians. Users can access their RefWorks account from any computer or device with an Internet connection. When creating a RefWorks account, you will be prompted to enter a group sign-up code:
To log in to RefWorks or create an account, visit our Citation Management subject guide.
Library Services’ role in the Learning Management System (LMS) course creation process is to support course authors in 3 ways: