Library & Knowledge Services


Knowledge Services bridge the gap between information and knowledge.

Free Expert Search Services For National Jewish Health Employees

  • Thorough searches for your topics: Information specialists will search Medline and other databases for you at no charge, usually with same day delivery.
  • Evidence for patient care and policy decisions.
  • Comprehensive reviews for research, including IACUC and IRB protocols and continuing reviews.
  • Health information for patients.
  • Request a search.


Consultations for National Jewish Health employees and patients

  • Find solutions to information overload.
  • Devise research strategies, access pertinent literature and organize information efficiently.
  • EndNote and other work flow technologies.
  • Contact us to schedule a consultation.


Systematic Review/Practice Guideline Development

If an item is unavailable in our library's collection, request it from another institution. This service is available for free, for all National Jewish Health employees. Learn more.
The library offers weekly current awareness alerts that deliver the latest results of a customized search directly to your email. Keep up to date on the latest published research from a journal, author or subject-area. Auto-alerts are highly useful for individuals with recurring needs for information on specific topics. We provide over 150 auto-alerts to our faculty and staff.

Customized Instruction

Customized group or individual instruction is available to meet your scheduling needs. Free classes and consultations are held in the library or in your office. Call x1343 or email Liz Kellermeyer.

Course Descriptions

Classes are held in the library small conference room K104d, unless otherwise noted.

  • EndNote for beginners 
    EndNote is a bibliographic management program that lets you keep a database of references. Learn to import, store and manage references and images, format references in different styles, and create bibliographies. Download handout.

  • Advanced EndNote
    This workshop that addresses common issues of editing output styles, working with collaborators and fixing tricky formatting. Download handout.

  • Finding Full Text 
    Full-text journal articles may be retrieved online in the library, from the NJH campus, or at home. Learn to find full text using the E-Journal Finder, the IMPULSE Catalog, and other resources including PubMed, Ovid, and MD Consult. Download handout.

  • Searching Ovid Medline
    Learn how to access, basic commands, and searching techniques for searching Ovid databases.

  • Searching PubMed 
    Learn to search MEDLINE through the National Library of Medicine's PubMed/Entrez search engine. This class focuses on author, journal, and subject searches; limiting sets; refining and combining search strategies; and finding full text links to articles.

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