Health and Human Services Library

The Health and Human Services Library provides access to health and social sciences information for staff and contractors from both the Ministry of Health and the Ministry of Child and Family Development.

Full services are available to:

  • Ministry of Health staff and contractors;
  • Ministry of Children and Family Development staff and contractors.

 

 

About the Library

In September 2002, the Ministries of Health Planning & Health Services Library and the Ministry of Children and Family Development Library merged to form the new Health and Human Services Library, serving MoH and MCFD staff and regional library clients. By combining staff expertise and collection resources, we are able to offer comprehensive, efficient and cost effective library services to both ministries and related client groups.

Collection Strengths

Health Sciences: Health planning/health administration, health economics, resource allocation, public health and disease prevention, epidemiology, nutrition, mental health, environmental health, evidence-based medicine, clinical practice guidelines, and health services standards.

Social Sciences: Child welfare, child abuse and neglect, child protection, aboriginal child welfare, child and youth mental health/developmental disabilities, early childhood development, adoption, foster care, family violence and family support, work and family issues, social work, community living, community development, counselling and psychology, economics, leadership, and training.

Interlibrary Loans and Document Delivery: We participate in interlibrary loan sharing with libraries across North America. DOCLINE ID: BCCTRY

Useful Contacts

Hours:

8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., M-F
Closed statutory holidays

Public by appointment only

Telephone: (250) 952-2196
Fax: (250) 952-2180
Street
Address:
Health and Human Services Library Ministry of Health Main Floor, 1515 Blanshard Street Victoria BC V8W 3C8
Mailing
Address:
Health and Human Services Library Ministry of Health PO Box 9637 Stn Prov Govt Victoria BC V8W 9P1