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Hillcrest Hospital Medical Library: How To...

Online Tutorials on How to Use Library Resources

Getting Started

Looking for articles on a topic?

  • For medical or research-related topics, search PubMed first.
  • For nursing or allied health topics, search CINAHL first.

Looking for point-of-care information?

  • Search UpToDate or Lippincott Advisor first.

Looking for a specific e-book or journal?

  • Type the title in the search box in the section, Find Ebooks & Journals.

How to Search the Library Catalog

Go to Library Catalog to search for a book.  Be sure to limit to Hillcrest Hospital

  • Search results display title, publisher, year, location, call number, and status

Status Messages:

  • Available = on library shelves ready to borrow.
  • Library Use Only = reserve book that cannot be borrowed.
  • Due followed by a date = book is loaned to another person. Click "Request this Item" button to be next in line to borrow the book. 
  • Ask Librarian = book in locked cabinet.  Ask Mary for a copy.