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AHEC Digital Library
Anyone may use the AHEC Digital Library as a guest to access selected databases, e-journals, continuing education, patient education, health specialty resources, and much more.

For full access to licensed resources such as CINAHL, OVID, and Stat!Ref, core collections of e-journals and e-books, as well as selected links to health specialty resources, CE opportunities, and much more – sign up, send us email, or call us at (828) 257-4444 for more information.

Evidence-Based Practice
Alphabetical listing of health specialty resources for Evidence Based Practice, including databases, journals, books, practice guidelines, continuing education, websites, mobile, clinical answers, & clinical trials

ACOG Updates
ACOG Updates feature a focused discussion among experts on the subject of each program, keeping you up-to-date on all of the vital issues relevant to your practice of obstetrics and gynecology. These updates can be downloaded as MP3 audio files by members of MAHEC Library and Knowledge Services.

Audio-Digest Family Practice
Audio-Digest Family Practice provides a weekly review of a topic/multiple topics of interest to family medicine/general practitioners. Health and Human Services Personnel in Western North Carolina are eligible for library membership that allows downloading these weekly reviews as MP3 audio files. Call (828) 257-4444 or send email to for more information.

Audio-Digest programs can be used for credit or contact hours by physicians, PAs, and nurses. Some of the programs can also provide credit or contact hours for certified registered nurse anesthetists, psychologists, optometrists, opthalmic technicians, and registered dietitians or dietetic technicians. There is a charge for CE credit. Contact Audio Digest Foundation for more information – (800) 423-2308 or (818) 240-7500.

Patient Health Information
Find up-to-date consumer health information.