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Who is Eligible for Service?

Who is Eligible?


Pronounced "my net", MHIKNET is Manitoba's Health Information and KnowledgeNetwork, 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.

 

To Register for Your MHIKNET Library Card:


  1. Download and fill out a Borrower Registration Form (PDF).
  2. Attach a copy of your staff identification card or proof of employment letter or College of Physicians and Surgeons of Manitoba card.
  3. Send the application to mhiknet@umanitoba.ca or fax to (204) 789-3923, ATTN: MHIKNET Library Services

 

Participating Regions


Churchill Health Centre Division of WRHA

Interlake-Eastern Regional Health Authority

Northern Health Region

Prairie Mountain Health [Excluding Brandon]

Southern Health–Santé Sud

 

More About Your Library Card


A library card enables clients to borrow library materials, order literature searches, and make requests for copies of articles, which will be delivered to you.

Library cards will be issued and mailed to MHIKNET clients. These cards are valid for five years. MHIKNET clients are responsible for contacting the MHIKNET to update their record should any changes occur (address, phone number, etc).

MHIKNET clients are bound by the University of Manitoba Libraries policy on Fines and Suspension of Borrowing Privileges.

 

Fees


Overdue Recalled item fines: $3.00 per day, per item

Overdue Reserve material fines:

  • $.50 per hour, per item Hourly loaned material (e.g. 2 hour loan)
  • $3.00 per day, per item Daily loaned material (e.g. 1 day loan)

Total fines will not exceed $50.00 per item. If fines exceed $20, you may have your account suspended. If overdue materials are not returned, or if fines reach $25.00 or more, you may be contacted by a collection agency.

 

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