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Classes & Events

Bariatric Surgery Informational Sessions
Monday, April 21st, 2014
11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Bariatric Surgery Informational Sessions
Monday, April 21st, 2014
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Bariatric Surgery Informational Sessions @ WPH
Monday, April 21st, 2014
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
West Penn Hospital Baby Care 2 Wk. Series
Monday, April 21st, 2014
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
West Penn Hospital Prenatal Breastfeeding
Tuesday, April 22nd, 2014
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm


About the Library

The Allegheny General Hospital (AGH) Health Sciences Library is located on the first floor, Snyder Pavilion. 

Hours:  Monday to Friday from 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Contact information:
    Telephone: 412.359.3040
    Fax:     412.359.4420
    E-mail: Library


   Kathleen Yasenosky, MLS, Director

   Nancy Deet, MLIS, Health Information Specialist

   Heidi Patterson, MLIS, Health Information Specialist

   Anita Fingal, Library Associate


Online resources available to registered users on the AGH campus include:

  • Up-to-Date
  • Access through EBSCO to MEDLINE, CINAHL, and Cochrane databases
  • MDConsult
  • Nursing Consult
  • e-Journals
  • CINAHL - nursing and allied health literature
  • Cochrane Database - full text of regularly updated systematic reviews prepared by the Cochrane Collaboration
  • Cochrane Controlled Trials Register - bibliography of controlled trials identified by the Cochrane Collaboration and others
  • Database of Abstracts of Reviews of Effectiveness - A full-text database containing critical assessments of systematic reviews from a variety of medical journals
  • Natural Standard - is an international research collaboration that aggregates and synthesizes data on complementary and alternative therapies. Using a comprehensive methodology and reproducible grading scales, information is created that is evidence-based, consensus-based, and peer-reviewed. The mission of this collaboration is to provide objective, reliable information that aids clinicians, patients, and healthcare institutions to make more informed and safer therapeutic decisions.


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