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SHA Library

COVID-19 Library Site Temporary Closures & Service Updates

All information on this page is subject to change at short notice. Please check this page regularly.

It is business as usual through the library’s website.

Working from home? Get a Library Card Number to use the licensed resources remotely.

Service updates:

  • COVID-19-related Evidence Search requests will be given priority. 
  • Teaching and instruction offered via Webex.
  • Book loans available. Contact us to borrow books from other SHA Library locations.
  • Any returned books are quarantined for 3 days.
  • CANCELLED: Onsite attendance for rounds and patient education. Support available through email.

Location updates:

  • All locations now require badge/prox card access for entry where available.
  • Food is no longer allowed in any of our locations.
  • The following locations are temporarily CLOSED:
    • Pasqua Hospital, Regina
    • Wascana Rehabilitation Centre, Regina
    • Jim Pattison Children's Hospital, Saskatoon
    • Patient & Family Resource Centre, Royal University Hospital, Saskatoon
    • Saskatoon City Hospital, Saskatoon (no prox card access available)
    • St. Paul's Hospital, Saskatoon (no prox card access available)
    • Victoria Hospital, Prince Albert

Thank you for your cooperation.

Working from Home

Here is everything you need to work from home.

Library Card Number:

  • Provides you with remote access to all electronic library resources when prompted.
  • Fill out this form and we will send you a library card number. 

Mobile Apps: 

  • Remember that a number of library resources are also available to download to your mobile device. 
  • See the complete list of apps that are available and their downloading instructions.

LibKey Nomad: 

  • LibKey Nomad is a great tool to access full-text articles from anywhere.
  • During download, enter "Saskatchewan Health Authority" for Organization"

Google Scholar Library Links:

      Option 1: 

  • Go to Google Scholar and click on the bar menu icon in the top-left corner.
  • Click on "Settings" and then "Library links".
  • Enter "Saskatchewan Health Authority" into the search box, select it and click "Save".
  • Now an "SHA Library" link will appear next to the search results that the Library has access to.

        Option 2:

  • Use LibKey Nomad
  • This browser extension automatically sets up SHA Library links in Google Scholar for you