November 16, 2010

Canadian Health Research Collection added

Thanks to funding from the School of Nursing, the Canadian Health Research Collection (CHRC) from ebrary is now available to Alloway Library users. This is a collection of monograph publications from Canadian research institutes, government agencies and university centres working in the area of health and medical research. Over 5,000 titles are in the current collection and the service provides more than 1600 additional, current documents to subscribers annually.

Organizations included in this collection are very active publishers of primary research in the field. The publications themselves range from general health policy documents to very specialized and technical literature. School of Nursing faculty, Dr Rick Sawatzky, is enthusiastic about the new collection: "This is great news; a great resources for grey literature."

Full library catalogue records for over 6000 nursing-related e-titles have been added to the library's catalogue. The individual titles may be found by author/title/subject search.   To browse the entire collection, enter “Canadian electronic library” in the Series Title (any word) search box for the complete list. Many items in this collection are also available in French.  They can also be searched as a database in the library's Article indexes and Databases webpage

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