Clinical and Research Library
The Clinical and Research Library at Children's Hospital Colorado provides and facilitates access to the health, education, and research information required by hospital staff, faculty and students as well as the broader healthcare professional community.
The Library has access to more than 4,800 current online and print journal subscriptions and houses a unique collection of 1,500 pediatric medical, nursing and public health textbooks, Spanish language materials for healthcare practitioners, management books and atlases. The Library has full text access to dozens of online medical books.
The Library provides access to state-of-the-art point of care resources including:
- MD Consult
- First Consult
- Up to Date
- Red Book
- Nursing Consult
The Clinical and Research Library also provides access to bibliographic databases including PubMed, FirstSearch and Worldcat.
The Library has access to the Cochrane Evidence-Based Medicine databases, Healthstar, PsycInfo, Health and Psychosocial Instruments, Medline, Ovid Nursing, and Allied and Complementary Medicine through Ovid.
Services provided by the Clinical and Research Library include educational presentations, individual instruction and classes on literature searching resources and techniques, and bibliographic tools such as EndNote.
Library staff will conduct customized literature searches, provide instant patient care research (BERT – Best Evidence in Real Time), and provides interlibrary loan services through a network of cooperating university, hospital and research libraries nationwide.
The Current Awareness service is a monthly annotated compendium of the latest published research on selected topics of interest to Children's Hospital Colorado medical provider and administrative staff.
Nursing Current Awareness, Neonatology Current Awareness and Nutrition Current Awareness are sent monthly via e-mail to any interested parties.
Clinical and Research Library staff participate in Morning Report, providing relevant research to the day’s presentation case study via e-mail to residents and interested community providers.