All Island Health staff and physicians with hospital privileges are entitled to the services listed below. 

Camosun, VIU & UVic Faculty and Students working in a practice setting in Island Health are welcome to use our resources. 

Literature Searches

Library Services offers comprehensive library research for Island Health staff and physicians for work-related issues. Ask the librarian to request literature searches or to request articles.                             

Library Orientation 

New to Island Health? Need help using the Library? To arrange an onsite orientation email

Table of Contents Alerting  

Request Table of Contents Alerts for your favourite journals.  

Database Searching Instruction

Library Services offers database searching instruction for groups or individuals. 


Island Health Staff and Physicians with privileges may borrow books, videos & DVDs for 2-3 weeks


Print journals are available for in-library use.

Electronic journals are accessible from Island Health computers.


Photocopies are free for Island Health staff and physicians for work-related purposes. We appreciate it if you are able to assist with your own photocopying.

Please note: Journals do not circulate; however, you can photocopy articles.