Library Services

Fraser Health Library Services provides efficient and timely knowledge and information services to hospital administrative allied health, medical, nursing, and support staff in support of:

  • patient care
  • evidence-based administrative and clinical practice
  • clinical teaching
  • continuing education and professional development
  • research

The services and knowledge-based health resources we offer include:

  • Access to major health science databases (i.e. Medline, CINAHL, EMBASE, etc.) 
  • Current authoritative print, electronic and multimedia collections, including books, journals, and other resources 
  • Interlibrary loan services for materials not available in print or electronic collections 
  • Instruction on database searching and the use of other print and electronic library resources in support of evidence-based research skills 
  • Customized expert literature searches
  • Table of Contents journal service   
  • Self-service photocopying 
  • Internet access


Fraser Health Library Services (FHLS) provides service across all of Fraser Health, with library staffing and physical resources located at the following 6 sites:

  • Abbotsford Regional Hospital & Cancer Centre (ARHCC)
  • Burnaby Hospital (BH)
  • Chilliwack General Hospital (CGH)
  • Ridge Meadows Hospital (RMH)
  • Royal Columbian Hospital (RCH)
  • Surrey Memorial Hospital (SMH)

Library assistance is also available to staff and affiliated physicians at the remaining 6 acute care sites, as well as at Queen’s Park Care Centre. For inquires or additional information, please contact Michelle Purdon, Manager, Library Services at 604-851-4700 x646832 or