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Services For: Health Sciences Faculty, Retired Dalhousie Faculty, Dalhousie Medical Residents, Regional Health Practitioners, International Health professionals & Alumni


Welcome to the W. K. Kellogg Health Sciences Library, part of the Dalhousie University Libraries, serving the faculties of Medicine, Dentistry and the Health Professions. For access to resources in the health sciences and for information on library services, please visit the Kellogg Health Sciences Library website.

Who Can Use This Guide?

This guide was designed for the following groups:

You can keep up to date on new databases, trial sources, events and other library news by visiting our blog.

Welcome to the Kellogg

Access to our Collections

Electronic Resources
Our electronic resources are available to anyone who comes on campus to the Kellogg Library.  To access electronic resources from remote (off-campus) locations you must be affiliated with Dalhousie and will be prompted to authenticate yourself as a legitimate Dalhousie user. This requires your Dal NetID username and password. For more information, visit our remote access page. Don't know your Dal NetID?   Note that passwords expire every 12 months. You will only be reminded on your Dal email account.

Print Resources
Print collections are located in the Kellogg Library.  Books in our general collection normally circulate for 3 weeks and renewals may be done online through Novanet.  Print journals do not circulate. 

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Additional Services

Library Instruction Services

The Kellogg Library offers specialized instructional programs for individuals as well as sessions tailored to specific groups or classes. The Kellogg supports information literacy across the health sciences curriculum including:

  • basic introduction to major biomedical information sources
  • comprehensive instruction in research methods to meet the needs of course requirements
  • one-on-one consultations with researchers at all levels of expertise
  • advice and help on doing evidence-based searches for systematic reviews