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During the COVID-19 pandemic, MHIKNET Library Services is open during regular business hours.

Our staff are safely working from home during this time.  We have suspended loaning and returning physicals books, but all other services are available. 

Note that we are not able to monitor our fax machine on a weekly basis.


MHIKNET Education Recordings

MHIKNET offers regular education sessions in-person and via webinar. See recordings of recent webinars below. If you would like a copy of the slides or handout for this presentation, please contact us for copies.

*Please note that you will need to provide your name and email address to view this recording.

You may also be interested in the following online course by the U.S. National Library of Medicine:


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2019 Novel Coronavirus

If you're looking for information on the Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) outbreak, we've identified some sources for you:
This page will be continually updated as we identify new information and sources to include.

Upcoming Education Sessions

2021 Winter Education Series

All MHIKNET education events are online and free to attend.  We encourage you to circulate these events with your colleagues.

All education events are recorded and available for viewing at

Googling for Good Evidence

January 20, 10h00 - 10h45
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Join this session to learn tips and tricks to find high quality, reliable, information in Google and Google Scholar.


February 16, 13h00 - 13h45
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PubMed is the largest collection of health literature and is free to search.  This session will demonstrate how to search PubMed to find high quality, evidence-based resources.

Data Stories: using data visualization and effective PowerPoints to tell your research story

Guest Presenters: Meg Miller and Hal Loewen

March 18, 11h00 - 11h45
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If you are going to a conference, presenting to colleagues, or teaching a class, this session will discuss different PowerPoint strategies and introduce you to using effective data visualization techniques in order to maximize the impact of your research story.

Preprints: journal articles that are available online before they have completed formal peer-review and publication

April 13, 10h00 - 10h45
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During the COVID-19 pandemic there has been an increase in the availability and use of preprints; articles that are available online before they have completed peer-review.  Learn where and how to search for preprints and whether to use them in your work.

UpToDate Now Available for Health Care Providers in Manitoba!


UpToDate Now Available for Health Care Providers in Manitoba!

UpToDate is now available to all healthcare providers and students at Manitoba Health, Seniors and Active Living, the University of Manitoba, the Regional Health Authorities of Manitoba, CancerCare Manitoba, Diagnostic Services of Manitoba, and Doctors Manitoba.

Login through the University of Manitoba Health Sciences Libraries

Visit our FAQ page for information on how you can access UpToDate!

About Us


Manitoba's Health Information and Knowledge Network (MHIKNET)

Pronounced "my net", MHIKNET is Manitoba's Health Information and Knowledge Network, and is a service provided by the University of Manitoba's Health Sciences Libraries to staff of Manitoba Health, Seniors & Active Living, staff of participating Regional Health Authorities, and fee-for-service physicians in Manitoba.

MHIKNET provides quality information for patient care, evidence-based practice, health promotion, program planning and evaluation, continuing education, and staff development.

Remote access to online texts, journals and databases subscribed to by the University of Manitoba Libraries is not available to MHIKNET clients at this time. Existing vendor licences prohibit such access to library card holders who are not faculty, staff or students of the University of Manitoba.