Children's Hospital Colorado

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.

The Library has access to a large number of current online 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 several collections of online medical, nursing and allied health books.

The Library provides access to state-of-the-art point of care resources including:

  • Clinical Key STAT!Ref
  • Red Book
  • Clinical Key for Nursing

The Clinical and Research Library also provides access to bibliographic databases including PubMed and Ovid.

The Library has access to the Cochrane Evidence-Based Medicine databases, PsycINFO, Health and Psychosocial Instruments, Medline, CINAHL, and Business Source Premier.

Our services

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, searches and consultation for systematic reviews, 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.

Clinical and Research Library staff participate in Morning Report, providing research relevant to the day's presentation case study via e-mail to residents and other interested providers and community providers.