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Tapping medical knowledge

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English
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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
Contact Info
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.

Contact Info
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.

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
(206) 543-8262
Email Address: 
nnlm@u.washington.edu
Website/URL: 
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.

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

Canadian Library Association

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

The Canadian Library Association/Association canadienne des bibliothèques is an award-winning not-for-profit organization, serving as the national voice of the Canadian library and information community and delivering a range of value-added services to professional librarians, library technicians, trustees and the organizations that employ them.

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
(613) 232-9625
Email Address: 
info@cla.ca
Fax Number: 
(613) 563-9895
Street Address: 
1150 Morrison Drive, Suite 400
City: 
Ottawa
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
K2H 8S9
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Bracken Health Sciences Library

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Organization Type: 
Educational Institution
Service Language: 
English

Queen's Library at a Glance

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
(613) 533-2520
Fax Number: 
(613) 533-6362
Street Address: 
Queen's University Library c/o Joseph S Stauffer Library
Addt'l Street Address: 
101 union St
City: 
Kingston
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
K7L 4C3
Country: 
Canada
Internal Notes : 
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Bibliothèque Pere Champagne

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Français
Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
204-248-2386
Street Address: 
40, rue Rogers
Addt'l Street Address: 
Box 399
City: 
Notre-Dame-de-Lourde
Province: 
Manitoba
Postal/ZIP Code: 
R0G 1M0
Internal Notes : 
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Bren Det Win Centennial Library

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

The Bren Del Win Centennial Library is located in Deloraine, Manitoba (Main) with a branch located in the Waskada School. We serve the town of Deloraine, the village of Waskada and the rural municipalities of Winchester and Brenda.

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
204-747-2415
Email Address: 
bdwlib@mts.net
Street Address: 
Box 584
Addt'l Street Address: 
211 N Railway W
City: 
Deloraine
Province: 
Manitoba
Postal/ZIP Code: 
R0M 0M0
Internal Notes : 
Found multiple addresses: -- street: "Box 584" -- street2: "211 N Railway W" -- city: "Deloraine" -- province: "Manitoba" -- postalcode: "R0M 0M0" -- country: "Canada" Found multiple addresses: -- street: "Box 584" -- street2: "211 N Railway W" -- city: "Deloraine" -- province: "Manitoba" -- postalcode: "R0M 0M0" -- country: "Canada"
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