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Hospital Library and Archives

SickKids staff services

An orientation to library collections and services is available by appointment.

  • Please call 416-813-6693.

Assistance with literature search questions is provided for all patrons.

Unfamiliar with the Ovid or PubMed interface? Want to know about EndNote?

  • Set-up a group training session - call 416-813-7520 or 416-813-6779.
  • Visit our Training page for more information.

Would you like us to do the search for you?

  • Literature searches may be requested at the Circulation desk.
    • Usually there are no charges for searches.  If any databases not licensed by the library are searched then any resulting charges must be covered by the requestor's department, or paid for by the requestor.

Databases* available for use by SickKids staff include:

  • EMBASE
  • EBM (Evidence Based Medicine) Reviews
    • EBM Reviews - ACP Journal Club
    • EBM Reviews - Cochrane Central Register of Controlled Trials
    • EBM Reviews - Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews
    • EBM Reviews - Database of Abstracts of Reviews of Effects
    • EBM Reviews - Cochrane Methodology Register
    • EBM Reviews - Health Technology Assessment
    • EBM Reviews - NHS Economic Evaluation Database
  • HealthStar
  • MEDLINE
  • PsycINFO

* Librarians provide instruction and support on the use of these databases.
  Click on Training (in left hand column) for more information.