Budget cut at Health Canada gut research libraries

Cabot writes CBC is reporting that Canada’s top medical researchers may be left scrambling to find research journals as Health Canada slashes the department’s library staff and scientific journals by more than half.

Health Canada plans to cut the science library budget by 50 per cent and reduce staff members from 26 to 10 at the department’s six libraries over the next three years. Four of the libraries are located in the Ottawa area.”