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Electronic Databases / Resources


bioRxiv: the preprint server for biology


Campbell Collaboration

CINAHL Current Index to Nursing & Allied Health Literature Plus (for offsite access contact library staff at HSLibrary@iwk.nshealth.ca)

Clinical Key Package (contains books, journals, drug monographs, guidelines, patient education, clinical overviews)

Cochrane Library

Conference Board of Canada e-Library (create a new account using IWK email or sign in to access)


RxTx (formerly e-CPS & e-Therapeutics)

e-NCPT (Nutrition Care Process Terminology) (contact library for login)             

Essential Evidence Plus & AHFS DI Essentials

ERIC (Education Resources Information Center)


Face2Gene (individual registration required)


Health Business Elite

Health Source - Consumer Edition


International HTA Database (Health Technology Assessment) 


LactMed (National Library of Medicine)


Medications and Mothers' Milk (Hale), (2019)

MEDLINE Complete

Medline (Ovid)

medRxiv: the preprint server for health sciences



Natural Medicines

Nutrition Care Manual  (Adult)

Nutrition Care Manual  (Pediatric) 


PEDro Physiotherapy Evidence Database

PEN Nutrition (Practice-based evidence in Nutrition)


PsycArticles (APA) (for offsite access contact library staff at HSLibrary@iwk.nshealth.ca)

PsycInfo (for offsite access contact library staff at HSLibrary@iwk.nshealth.ca)




SafetyLit (Injury Prevention Literature Update & Archive Database)

Sanford Guide


Trip Database


UpToDate  (IWK staff and physicians: contact the library if you are having trouble connecting remotely. Call 902470-8646 or email HSLibrary@iwk.nshealth.ca)