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Services

All Island Health staff and physicians with hospital privileges are entitled to the services listed below. 
Camosun, VIU & UVic Faculty and Students working in a practice setting in Island Health are welcome to use our resources.  Members of the Public are welcome to use the collections on premises during opening hours.

Literature searches

Library Services offers comprehensive library research for Island Health staff and physicians for work-related issues. We can also provide Quick Reference Information, for example, phone numbers and addresses for doctors and hospitals in Canada.  

Request articles  

                               

Library Orientation 

New to Island Health? Need help using the Library? Take our Virtual Orientation, or, to arrange an onsite orientation, email the Central/North Island Librarian or email the South Island Librarian

Table of Contents Alerting  

Request Table of Contents Alerts for your favourite journals.  

Database Searching Instruction

Library Services offers database searching instruction for groups or individuals. 
You can also take a quick tutorial to optimize your search results.

Loans

Island Health Staff and Physicians with privileges may borrow books, videos & DVDs for 2-3 weeks

Journals

Print journals are available for in-library use.

Electronic journals are accessible from Island Health computers.

Photocopying

Photocopies are free for Island Health staff and physicians for work-related purposes. We appreciate it if you are able to assist with your own photocopying.

Please note: Journals do not circulate; however, you can photocopy articles.