Information is everywhere, but is it reliable?
COVID-19 information is everywhere you look lately: TV, radio, newspapers, government briefings, social media, friends, etc. If you are looking for in-depth, scholarly information, the Library can help point you in the right direction. Use these resources to find current reliable information.
UpToDate is a clinical support database for medical and health professionals. It offers recommendations based on current medical information, which are evidence-based and authored by physicians. View these peer-reviewed search results for COVID-19 (log in to your Red River student or staff account to access any of the links below).
- Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19)
- Society guideline links: Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19)
CINAHL – Cumulative Index to Nursing and Allied Health Literature
CINAHL gives you access to over 750 nursing and allied health journals ncluding full-text, peer-reviewed articles. You will also find lessons and evidence-based care sheets. The following link takes you to the latest full-text, peer-reviewed articles on COVID-19: COVID-19 or “novel coronavirus” Need help searching? Email or Chat with Library staff.
Cochrane Library includes systematic reviews, clinical trial reports and evidence to inform and support decision-making for health care professionals. Cochrane has a special collection on Coronavirus (COVID-19): evidence relevant to critical care. There is also a special collection for Coronavirus (COVID-19): infection control and prevention measures. Keep tuned to Cochrane as they have the following special collections in development:
- Effective options for quitting smoking during the COVID-19 pandemic
- Working from home
- Remote consultation and telemedicine
- Mental health implications linked to the pandemic
- Mental health for the workforce
- Mental health with relation to post traumatic stress disorder for those in recovery or post-ICU
- Home care for at risk populations
Medline is a database created by the U.S. National Library of Medicine which contains authoritative information on medicine, nursing and more. The following search contains current, full-text, peer-reviewed articles on covid-19 or coronavirus or 2019-ncov.
Have questions? Contact Us!
The Library can assist you with finding the latest, authoritative information on COVID-19 or any other topic you are researching. To contact us, email the Library at email@example.com or visit library.rrc.ca and click on the Ask Us button. In addition, the Library’s broad selection of online books, videos, and journals may be accessed 24/7 through OneSearch (RRC log in may be required).
Written by Lynn Gibson, Library Services