The Saskatchewan Health Information Resources Partnership provides access to a comprehensive suite of online health information resources for all health practitioners in Saskatchewan. Practice areas include medicine, nursing, pharmacy, psychology, and therapy. The SHIRP digital library includes:
13 Medical and Interdisciplinary Health Databases
Over 6,000 Full text Journals
144 Full text Books
3 Clinical Decision Support Tools
ensure that critical evidence-based health information is available to all health care practitioners in the province
provide training and reference support for all health care practitioners in accessing these vital resources
The SHIRP team is comprised of two Co-Chairs, a Coordinator, an Outreach Services Librarian, and a Programmer/Analyst.
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