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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

Regina Public Library

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Information provision and referral
Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
306-777-6000
Fax Number: 
306-949-7260
Street Address: 
Central Library
Addt'l Street Address: 
2311 - 12 Avenue
City: 
Regina
Province: 
Saskatchewan
Postal/ZIP Code: 
S4P 0N3
Internal Notes : 
Updated December 2011

Canada Institute for Scientific & Technical Information

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NGO - Non Government Organization

NRC Canada Institute for Scientific and Technical Information (NRC-CISTI), as Canada's national science library and leading scientific publisher, provides Canada's research and innovation community with tools and services for accelerated discovery, innovation and commercialization.

Contact Info
Tollfree Phone Number: 
1-800-668-1222
Street Address: 
Plant Biotechnology Institute
Addt'l Street Address: 
110 Gymnasium Pl
City: 
Saskatoon
Province: 
Saskatchewan
Postal/ZIP Code: 
S7N 0W9
Internal Notes : 
Found multiple addresses: -- street: "Plant Biotechnology Institute" -- street2: "110 Gymnasium Pl" -- city: "Saskatoon" -- province: "Saskatchewan" -- postalcode: "S7N 0W9" -- country: "Canada" Found multiple addresses: -- street: "Plant Biotechnology Institute" -- street2: "110 Gymnasium Pl" -- city: "Saskatoon" -- province: "Saskatchewan" -- postalcode: "S7N 0W9" -- country: "Canada" Link added, toll free # added. changed subject terms

Milo Municipal Library

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
403-599-3850
Street Address: 
PO Box 30
City: 
Milo
Province: 
Alberta
Postal/ZIP Code: 
T0L1L0
Internal Notes : 
Empty record updated subject terms and contact info.

Seneca College Library

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
416-491-5050 ext. 0
Email Address: 
AsktheLibrary@senecac.on.ca
Fax Number: 
416-491-3349
Street Address: 
1750 Finch Ave E
City: 
Toronto
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
M2J 2X5
Internal Notes : 
Found multiple addresses: -- street: "" -- street2: "1750 Finch Ave E" -- city: "Toronto" -- province: "Ontario" -- postalcode: "M2J 2X5" -- country: "Canada" Found multiple addresses: -- street: "" -- street2: "1750 Finch Ave E" -- city: "Toronto" -- province: "Ontario" -- postalcode: "M2J 2X5" -- country: "Canada" Empty record upadted subject terms, contact info
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