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Library Services

The library serves Northern Health staff and physicians and supports Northern Health's vision, mission, and strategic plan through its information and knowledge management services. Library services support research, evidence-informed practice, clinical education, continuing education and research. Students working on site may also access selected services of the library.

Services & Access Information for Staff and Physicians

For service requests, request forms, or offsite password information, please visit the library’s OurNH page.

Find Books and Journals

Article databases

  • Biomedical Reference Collection
    Indexes literature on biotechnology, biomedicine, pharmaceutical technologies, medical device manufacturing, biogenetics and public health.
  • CINAHL Complete
    Indexes articles from journals covering nursing, allied health, consumer health, patient education and more.
  • Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews
    Literature reviews and practice recommendations for a broad range of topics.
  • Evidence Based Medicine Reviews – Full Text
    Reviews from the Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, ACP Journal Club, and DARE (Database of Reviews of Effects)
  • Medline with Full Text (Ebsco)
    US National Library of Medicine's premier bibliographic database that contains over 16 million references to journal articles in the life sciences with a concentration on biomedicine.
  • Medline (Ovid)
    US National Library of Medicine's premier bibliographic database that contains over 16 million references to journal articles in the life sciences with a concentration on biomedicine.
  • PsychINFO
    Indexes psychological literature from the 1800's to the present covering more than 2200 titles.
  • Pubmed Entrez
    The National Library of Medicine database including Medline. Access articles the library has in full text  by using this link onsite. Look for the blue NH Library eLink graphic. Bookmark the Entrez URL on your first visit for quick access.
    • Pubmed's Clinical Queries
      Validated filters provide quick access to the Clinical Trials and Systematic Reviews in the database.  

Point of care tools

Drugs and natural products

Online books

  • Complete List of eBooks at Northern Health 
  • Nursing eBook Collection (Ebscohost) - The new Nursing eBook Collection contains 540 quality ebooks that focus on the needs of nursing professionals, including clinical guides, evidence-based practice manuals, practical handbooks and professional growth titles. Recommended topics to search for: care planning; diagnosis; mental health, home care nursing; public health, pediatrics, geriatrics, educators.
  • Anatomy TV including Anatomy & Physiology Online (Primal Pictures)
    3D Human Anatomy derived from real human data, this range of software provides over 5,000 3D anatomical structures, clinical slides, dissections, animations and much more.. NH onsite access only.
  • StatRef Collection (remote and Mobile access). Titles on Stat!Ref include Davis’ Drug Guide for Nurses, Red Book®: 2015 Report of the Committee on Infectious Diseases, Scientific American Medicine; Psychiatric Nursing: Assessment, Care Plans and Medications and several more.

    Staff and physicians: Please visit the library’s OurNH page for help sheets for remote and mobile access and service updates.

Guideline Links and Additional Resources

Contact the Library

The library is located in the Learning and Development Centre at the University Hospital of British Columbia at 1475 Edmonton Street in Prince George.

Staffed Hours: 8:00-4:00 (Monday to Friday)
Phone: 250-565-2219 or 250-565-2152