Whether you’re on-site in Saint John or located throughout the Maritimes (and beyond), the W.K. Kellogg Health Sciences Library at Dalhousie University is ready to assist with your information and research-related needs.

For reference and research assistance, you can contact your liaison librarian or reference services at the W.K. Kellogg Health Sciences Library by email at, or by phone at (902) 717-5244.  If you would like to speak with a Dalhousie librarian in New Brunswick, please contact Jackie Phinney at or visit room 213 of the Dalhousie Medicine New Brunswick building.

Librarians at the W. K. Kellogg Health Sciences Library can provide advice on finding and evaluating literature for use in your research or the clinic. Literature search services are also available for faculty, and price points vary based on service provided and affiliation with Dalhousie. More detailed information can be found on our Literature Search Services webpage.

Dalhousie libraries can also provide assistance with aspects of scholarly communication such as publishing, open access, preservation, and research impact. If you are looking to  create and maintain a consistent research author presence through ORCID, Scopus, and other platforms, you may want to visit  the Author Profiles / ID guide. You can find more information on scholarly communications on our website, and further information and resources on our Scholarly Communications guide.

Planning how you will manage research data is an important component of any project, and the Dalhousie Libraries is there to assist you in your research data management needs. These services can include help with planning how you will create a data management plan, where you will deposit your final data set(s), how you will share data to comply with journal and funder requirements, and ways to preserve your data for years to come. For more information, visit the Research Data Management website or guide.

Dalhousie’s Copyright Office provides educational programs, general advice, and guidance on copyright practices. More information can be found on the Copyright Office website. For assistance with copyright issues or general questions, you can reach out to the Copyright Office at

For those with access to Dalhousie resources, Document Delivery provides materials such as books, articles and conference proceedings that are not available locally.