Library Services

Library Services for Members of the Canadian Society for Circumpolar Health

The University of Manitoba’s Neil John Maclean Health Sciences Library has been providing library services to health researchers and community partners in the Canadian North since 2006. As a partner of the Canadian Institutes for Health Research (CIHR) Team in Circumpolar Health, the library would like to extend access to these services to CSCH members until the end of CIHR funding (March 31, 2011). These services include:

  • Literature search services

    Librarians can provide expert search services to identify academic, community-based, professional, and evidence-based publications on research topics of your choice. We will search many commercial databases to provide the literature you need.

  • Document delivery services

    This service can provide CSCH members with access to journal articles, government reports, book chapters and web-based resources at no cost to CSCH members. In most cases, copies of publications are retrieved or made for researchers, making it a great, easy-to-use service.

  • Consultation & training

    Researchers are welcome to contact janice_linton@umanitoba.ca, Aboriginal Health Librarian, Neil John Maclean Health Sciences Library to discuss best practices for information retrieval in Aboriginal, Inuit or Arctic Health. Our librarians can also set up Table of Contents services to assist CSCH members to keep up with the latest research.


All library services for CSCH members are funded through the CIHR Team grant and are provide at no cost to members.

Circumpolar Health Research Library

The NJM Library is working with the Institute for Circumpolar Health Research to develop a health research library in Yellowknife. Donations of books and reports are welcome as are suggestions on materials for the collection.

For more information, please contact:
Janice Linton, Aboriginal Health Librarian
NJMHSL, University of Manitoba
770 Bannatyne Avenue
Winnipeg, MB 204-789-3878
janice_linton@umanitoba.ca

We are excited about providing information services to support research to CSCH members and we will do our best to provide services to enhance your research.

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