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The Virtual Library
Certificate/Certificat No
Level/Niveau Advanced
Format On-Line
Session Winter
Course Dates/Dates du cours Click here/Cliquez ici


The Virtual Library provides remote access to appropriate, relevant and reliable, evidence-based journals, databases and information along with support from a highly qualified professional librarian. Safeguards will continue to survey subscribers and the sector to ensure there is a full complement of journals and resources to meet your needs.

What is included in a Subscription?
• Databases
• Electronic journals
• e-books resources
• Dictionaries and Directories
• Clinical decision making tools (e.g. eCPS)
• Tutorials
• Related webinars
• Librarian Services

What is the role of the Librarian?
KNOWLEDGE PROVISION:Find, extract, and deliver the most relevant and highest-quality information (e.g., latest research, best practices, new therapeutic approaches)
KNOWLEDGE EDUCATION: Coach professional in efficient search techniques to find evidence-based information to save them time and effort.
KNOWLEDGE TRANSLATION: Exchange, synthesize, and integrate information in a logical and user-friendly way to help contextualize and apply it in real-life settings.
KNOWLEDGE ACCUMULATION:Monitoring and evolving library services and resources to ensure the areas of greatest need and potential return on investment are met/exceeded.

The 12 month subscription is $450 plus HST and provides access for one person. The Librarian Linda Wilcox, Hons. B.A., M.L.S., will assist you with getting started, provide orientation and on-going library support services. Visit the Virtual Library now: http://www.wohkn.ca/content.php?pid=369141&sid=3023473

Outcomes/Objectifs d'apprentissage

• Increase the health and well-being of people you provide services to through the diffusion of evidence-based practice and by increasing the collective knowledge base of professionals
• Gain access to a wide range of journals, databases and books at a greatly reduced price.
• Access evidence based information more easily with librarian support
• Decrease duplicate licensing and leverage collective spending power.
• Leverage existing initiatives by using available infrastructure.

SAVE UP TO 27% with Group Subscriptions!

Cost Per Person
1 staff: $450, 2 staff: $400, 3 staff: $383, 4 staff: $350, 5 staff: $330

Contact Angela Cooper at angela@safeguards-training.net for more information or to register a group.


Non-member fee/Frais des non membres $508.50

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