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Tapping medical knowledge

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English
Owning Org: 
Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
Media Type: 
Paper
Author: 
Connie Clement
Edition: 
vol 2, No. 4
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1981
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article questions how we access health information. How to demystify medical terminology and health information from doctors. Demonstrates how public libraries, academic and medical libraries and small resource centres can help. Gives tips on how to find your way around a library. 

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Health Sciences Library

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Organization Type: 
Educational Institution
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Information provision and referral
Primary Telephone: 
(919) 962-0800
Website/URL: 
Fax Number: 
(919) 966-5592
Street Address: 
CB# 7585 University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
City: 
Chapel Hill
Province: 
North Carolina
Postal/ZIP Code: 
27599-7585

Developing a consumer health information service: a practical guide

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Resource Language: 
English
Media Type: 
Paper
Author: 
Susan Marray
Publisher: 
Toronto Public Library
Publication Date: 
1995
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Consists of a "how-to" guide on developing and organizing a local consumer health information (CHI) service. Reviews service provision and elaborates general principles in establishing CHI. Enhances its relevance with use of mainly Canadian sources and examples. Designed for use by librarians; also of value to community groups and individuals interest in provision of CHI.

ISBN/ISSN: 
COMM.M87 1995
ISBN 0887730469

University of Toronto, Bora Laskin Law Library

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Organization Type: 
Educational Institution
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Information provision and referral

Supports the curriculum and research interests of the Faculty of Law at the University of Toronto.

Primary Telephone: 
416- 978-0944
Street Address: 
78 Queen's Park
City: 
Toronto
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
M5S 2C5

National Network of Libraries of Medicine Pacific Northwest Region

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Information provision and referral

Supports librarians and health educators to provide quality health and medical information. Coordinates a network of health libraries and organizations committed to the provision of quality health information. Provides funding for health information outreach activities. Assists health professionals to find relevant, quality information to support their professional practice. Assists the public to find quality health information to enable them to make informed decisions about their health.

Primary Telephone: 
(206) 543-8262
Website/URL: 
Email Address: 
nnlm@u.washington.edu
Fax Number: 
(206) 543-2469
Tollfree Phone Number: 
1-800-338-7657 (within Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, & Washington)
Street Address: 
Regional Medical Library University of Washington Box 357155
City: 
Seattle
Province: 
Washington
Postal/ZIP Code: 
98195-7155

National Library of Medicine

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Organization Type: 
Governmental Body
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Information provision and referral

Forms a medical library that collects materials in all areas of biomedicine and health care, as well as works on biomedical aspects of technology, the humanities, and the physical, life, and social sciences.

Primary Telephone: 
(301) 594-5983
Website/URL: 
Email Address: 
http://www.nlm.nih.gov/contacts/custserv-email.html
Fax Number: 
(301) 402-1384
Street Address: 
8600 Rockville Pike
City: 
Bethesda
Province: 
Maryland
Postal/ZIP Code: 
20894

Law Foundation of British Columbia

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization

The Law Foundation of British Columbia is a non-profit foundation created by legislation in 1969 to receive and distribute the interest on clients' funds held in lawyers' pooled trust accounts maintained in financial institutions.
 
The Legal Profession Act directs the Law Foundation to distribute these funds in five areas:
 

  • legal education;
  • legal research;
  • legal aid;
  • law reform; and
  • law libraries.

 
The Foundation recognizes that while its objectives are legal in nature, the income is to be allocated to programs that will benefit the general public of British Columbia.
 
A grant application:

  • must be submitted by a non-profit organization
  • must fall within one or more of the five mandated areas
  • must establish a clear benefit to the people of British Columbia
Primary Telephone: 
604-688-2337 (Mon-Fri 8:30am to 5pm PST)
Email Address: 
lfbc@tlfbc.org
Fax Number: 
604-688-4586
Street Address: 
1340-605 Robson St
City: 
Vancouver
Province: 
British Columbia
Postal/ZIP Code: 
V6B 5J3
Internal Notes : 
Empty record- updated, url, subject terms, contact info, and abstract.

Canadian Association of Research Libraries

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Français

CARL—the Canadian Association of Research Libraries—is the leadership organization for the Canadian research library community. The Association’s members are the29 major academic research libraries across Canada together with Library and Archives Canada, the Canada Institute for Scientific and Technical Information (CISTI) and the Library of Parliament. CARL strives to enhance the capacity of member libraries to partner in research and higher education, and to seek effective and sustainable scholarly communication and public policy encouraging of research and broad access to scholarly information.

Primary Telephone: 
613-482-9344
Website/URL: 
Street Address: 
350 Albert St
Addt'l Street Address: 
Suite 600
City: 
Ottawa
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
K1R 1B1
Internal Notes : 
Found multiple addresses: -- street: "" -- street2: "1534 Weyburn St" -- city: "Ottawa" -- province: "Ontario" -- postalcode: "K1G 0Y5" -- country: "Canada" Found multiple addresses: -- street: "" -- street2: "1534 Weyburn St" -- city: "Ottawa" -- province: "Ontario" -- postalcode: "K1G 0Y5" -- country: "Canada" Empty record

Kingston Public Library

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Primary Telephone: 
613-549-8888 X 1120
Website/URL: 
Street Address: 
130 Johnston St
City: 
Kingston
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
K7L 1X8

Sudbury Public Library

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Primary Telephone: 
705-673-1155
Street Address: 
74 Mackenzie St
City: 
Sudbury
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
P3C 4X8
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