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Classes & Events

Baby Basics- Forbes Regional Hospital
Thursday, April 24th, 2014
6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
West Penn Hospital Maternity Unit Tour
Thursday, April 24th, 2014
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
West Penn Hospital Childbirth Comprehensive One Day
Saturday, April 26th, 2014
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wise Woman Wellness Day
Saturday, April 26th, 2014
9:30 am - 2:00 pm
9th Annual AVH Destination Wellness Health Fair
Saturday, April 26th, 2014
10:00 am - 2:00 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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