About NOSM Education Research Communities

Mission and Goals

The mission of the Health Sciences Library is to advance the education, research, clinical practice and community service of the Northern Ontario School of Medicine. We will foster evidence based health care practice in Northern Ontario by assuring access to biomedical knowledge, by teaching the principles & techniques of information retrieval and management; and by providing quality services and a welcoming environment that promotes effective information use and study.

The library is a member of the Libraries Group of the Association of Faculties of Medicine of Canada (AFMC) and the Association of Academic Health Sciences Libraries (AAHSL) of the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC).

The library is also a member of the Consortium of Ontario Academic Health Libraries (COAHL), the Canadian Health Libraries Association (CHLA) and the Medical Library Association (MLA).


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