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About Knowledge Resource Service

Knowledge Resource Service (KRS) is part of AHS’ Health Evidence and Innovation department. We support evidence-informed decision making and quality patient care by providing staff with access to, and support in using, high-quality evidence resources.

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KRS Service Areas

Easy Discovery
and Access

KRS provides AHS staff and physicians with access to many online resources, such as:

Decision Making

We help AHS staff find the evidence they need, through:

Centres of Excellence

Staff, patients and families are welcome in all KRS full-service libraries to consult with KRS staff, access computers and health information, or read in quiet. All library spaces offer:

  • Access to trained information specialists for consultation and help
  • Computer access for patients, families, and AHS staff
  • Books and journals to meet the special needs of their facility and support a provincial collection
  • Quiet space to study and read
  • Comfortable seating for rest and reflection
  • Photocopying and printing services

"Just in Time” Learning

Learn how to understand information and find what you need, on your own time. KRS provides educational materials such as:

We'd love to be part of your team at AHS.
Ask us how we can help!

Covenant Health

We also welcome Covenant Health clients to access knowledge resources and services through this site.  Service requests from Covenant Health clients will be filled by Covenant Health Library Services, who provide quality, knowledge-based information that supports patient care and decision-making at all levels within Covenant Health.  Situated within Covenant Health’s Professional Practice department, Library Services operates two site libraries (Grey Nuns Health Sciences Library, Misericordia Weinlos Library) and provides virtual service to all Covenant Health facilities across the province. 

For more information on Covenant Health Library Services, please contact CovenantLibrary@CovenantHealth.ca.   

Services for Patients and Families

KRS provides targeted information services for patients and families, both online and at our library sites: