Educational Materials

HLWIKI (2008-2018) 

HLWIKI was an internationally-recognized, respected source of information for medical and health librarians. Its objective was to build a health sciences librarianship wiki with an international perspective, that also emphasized issues affecting medical information practices in Canada. As of December 2018, the HLWiki was discontinued. Click here to access the archived website of HLWIKI on the Internet Archive’s Wayback Machine.

Library Services in BC Health Authorities

Hospital Libraries and Services in BC

Non-profits / Other Health Libraries in BC

Academic Resources / Library Research Guides

Peer-Reviewed Medical Journals (BC & CA)

Publicly Accessible Databases

  • Cochrane Library: Cochrane is for anyone interested in using high-quality information to make health decisions. Whether you are a clinician, patient or carer, researcher, or policy-maker, Cochrane evidence provides a powerful tool to enhance your healthcare knowledge and decision-making.
  • PubMed: Premier database containing over 30 million references to journal articles in life sciences with a focus on biomedicine. Freely available and includes MEDLINE. This link goes to the version with UBC elink.
  • MedRxiv: A free online archive and distribution server for complete but unpublished manuscripts (preprints) in the medical, clinical, and related health sciences.