We can assist with project development, literature searching, citation support, subject guide production, publishing, patient education and more.
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Canadian copyright law protects both creators and users of copyright-protected content. We can help you understand your rights and responsibilities when reusing someone else’s work and/or developing your own content.
Do you need copyright permission to reproduce or adapt a resource? Library Services can help. Have you already obtained permission? Let us know.
Citation managers allow users to gather and organize citations, store PDF copies of journal articles and reports, generate reference lists, insert citations while writing, and share citations with colleagues.
Library Services supports Nova Scotia Health staff and physicians in using Zotero.
If an item you need for study, work or research is not available through the Library Services collection, you can request it through our document delivery service. Library Services staff will arrange to borrow or obtain items from other library collections on your behalf.
Build your searching skills and learn how to use library-provided databases, ebooks, mobile apps and more. Let the Library Services team help you develop, edit and deliver your educational content.
We can also deliver education sessions that support your information needs at a time that works for you.
Literature searching services are currently operating at 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.
The Patient Education Team is available to support staff and physicians across the province in creating evidence-based and easy-to-read patient education pamphlets.
The Family Library Coordinator is available to support staff and physicians in creating evidence-based and easy-to-read handouts for patients and families.
We can order print and electronic resources on behalf of Nova Scotia Health departments and services, and have them delivered to you.
If we don’t have an item you need, let us know so we can consider it for purchase.
Purchasing decisions must meet the library's collection criteria, as outlined in the Library's Collection Development Policy. We will let you know once a decision regarding your suggestion has been made.
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Library Services Subject Guides create clear pathways to information by:
Ready to get started? Fill out the Subject Guide Request Form.