Library Services

Please Note:

The CIUSSS library is maintaining virtual services due to the construction around the library.

Please contact the library staff by email:

Our Clientele:

  • West-Central Montreal CIUSSS staff, researchers and students
  • Residents/students on rotation at the West-Central Montreal CIUSSS
  • Patients at the Jewish General Hospital can borrow books from the Patient and Family Resource Centre collection



If you have any suggestions for library purchases (books, subscriptions), please contact us at

Consult our COVID-19 Knowledge Hub for Clinicians!


  • Access to online resources including e-journals, databases & tools at almost all computers connected to the CIUSSS Network (support & training available)
  • Borrow Books and other items from the libraries collections
  • Request Articles and Books from Other Libraries (Inter-library loan)
  • Training (e.g. Searching biomedical databases, answering clinical questions, evidence based practice, managing references: EndNote, …)
  • Support for literature searches
  • Search alerts
  • One-on-one consultations with a librarian
  • Support for clinical rounds presentations, bibliographies, reading recommendations, Journal Clubs…
  • Support for users Copyright questions
  •  JGH Historical Archives

For patient education support, please select:

Most Used eResources

 A to Z Drug Facts
 CINAHL Complete
 DSM-5 (access restricted to JGH)
 EBM Reviews ALL (OVID)
 Embase (OVID)
 Google Scholar
 Natural Medicines (access restricted to JGH)
 Nursing Reference Center Plus (access restricted to JGH)
 Oxford Academic - Clinical Psychology included (access restricted to JGH)
 OVID Français (Medical e-resources in French)
 Psychiatry Online (access restricted to JGH)
 Réseau Santécom (Québec health network catalogue)
 Rx Vigilence
 UpToDate (access restricted to JGH)

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