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Our services

We do not offer a walk-in library service. However, we offer full online library services.

If you need help with your library inquiries, please contact or call 604.736.7331 to speak with a reference librarian.​

The Helen Randal Library is Canada’s largest full-service specialty nursing practice library. Library staff are available Monday through Friday during business hours, excluding statutory holidays, to provide library services via phone or email.


Library catalogue

Search books, journals, audiovisual and online resources 

View NEW materials

We send library materials free of charge within B.C.

CINAHL & DynaMed Databases

Search the CINAHL Complete journal article database and the DynaMed point-of-care clinical reference tool.

  • CRNBC off-site users login
  • CRNBC in-house users login

Reference services

We can help you conduct literature searches and find articles outside our library.

 Who can use the library?

  • registrants of CRNBC, and
  • staff of the CRNBC.

 Canada Post service disruption

​The Canada Post labour dispute is impacting some library services. Find out more.


toll-free 1.800.565.6505 (Canada)

Borrowing, renewals

Randi Tywoniuk ext. 456

Reference librarians

Linda Barker ext. 119
Carol MacFarlane ext. 115


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