Answered By: Library Admin Last Updated: Apr 28, 2021 Views: 5
NOTE: If you have a question about accessing online library resources, please read the file included with this FAQ to see if it helps.
Read this "handout" to learn how we can help you.
The Library Services team is here to serve the needs of Banner Health employees and affiliates (Including Sonora Quest Laboraties). Our staff is available for remote one-on-one consultations or group instruction to help with research, search strategies, resource navigation, article delivery or sharing, citation management, literature searches and other information needs. *All our services are provided free of charge except for poster printing (BUMCP).
Visit the Library Online library.bannerhealth.com
Banner Health Library Services offers online resources and virtual assistance. Team members answer questions via chat as well as by email, telephone, and normally in-person.
Get in Touch
- Chat with Library Services Monday to Friday 8:00 AM – 4:30 PM.
- Call us Monday to Friday 8:00 AM – 4:30 PM @ 602-839-4353
- Find library tutorials 24/7 on library.bannerhealth.com
Databases— Medline, PubMed, Cochrane, Ovid Emcare,
**Up-To-Date is available to SQL employees on-site (and not through the Banner Health subscription)
Electronic books & journals
Board prep & MOC
Access full text articles
Offsite access to resources is available through Banner Health VPN or an OpenAthens account(registration form on website - Off-Site Access).
Contact a Librarian
Request a literature search using the research request form found on the library website or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Schedule an individual consultation
Arrange group instruction
Get assistance publishing research articles
Request articles directly within PubMed, Ovid or QxMD when you start from our special library links
Rush or urgent patient service, call 602-839-4353
Journal Reading Apps QxMD & Browzine
Table of Contents Alerts
Business centers at BUMCP & BDMC
Frequently Asked Questions
Q: How do I access the library from home?
In order to access full text articles from home, you will need to apply for an Open Athens account. The application can be found on our website – Off-site Access
Q: What is an OpenAthens account?
OpenAthens is an authentication system that provides access to multiple online resources with a single username and password. OpenAthens provides access to resources anytime, anywhere, from any device with an internet connection. With OpenAthens, users may also get to online databases, books and journals.
Q: Can I consult with a librarian about research and resources?
Yes; we recommend that you schedule an appointment. Consultations can be conducted over the phone or virtually on your computer.
Q: What if I would like a library overview for my staff?
Use the instruction request form found on library.bannerhealth.com to request a virtual instruction session.
Q: I work with Sonora Quest; do I have access to a specific resource?
Yes, with very few exceptions. Some resources (very few) must be accessed while on Banner Health's network. If you have any questions about a particular resource, please read the file included with this FAQ. If you still have questions please contact us.
Q: If I need to request a journal article for urgent patient care, can I use the Chat?
Yes, Monday to Friday between 8:00 AM –4:30 PM
Banner Health Library Services