Address: Booiebos 25, B-9031 Drongen
Phone: +32 (9) 265 95 65
Fax: +32 (9) 223 00 76
Web site: http://www.heel.be
Contact person: Caroline Vandeschoor (documentalist)
Financed by: Heel Belgium
Target group: physicians, homoeopathic practitioners, vets, dentists, pharmacists, nurses, students, pharmaceutical industry
Library: by appointment with the documentalist.
Information service: by telephone, fax or email
Access fees: none
Access database: indirectly via the documentalist
Profile: Mainly homoeopathic publications (19th-20th C.), also related alternative medicine, reference works on pharmacy, chemistry & botany.
Books mainly in English, also many in French and German, some in Dutch and a few in Spanish.
Journals on homoeopathy, other alternative medicine & pharmacy, in English, French, German, Dutch & Spanish.
No. books: 4,500
No. hom. books:
No. hom. reports: 200
No. vol. hom. per.: 450
Database name: LIBRARIUS (for Windows)
Database content: 50% references of book titles; all with author, title, classification code, volume, publisher, date of publication, edition, language, publication type, date of input (+other possibilities); 15% of the book collection (mainly Materia Medica) with key words (still indexing).
50% references of journal articles and lectures, with key words (still indexing).
Extensive database with key words & synonyms.
Database records: 16,300
Search options: author, title (of book or article), year of publication, language, key words, classification code, publication type, publisher, journal or series title, classification number, location, date of acquisition; search options can be combined.
Indexing system: self-built controlled key word list with synonyms (incl. ECH Homeopathic Thesaurus), completed with AMED/CATS and MeSH terms (where applicable).
Last update info: 03/2013
1) Society: Rue du cuisinier 149, B-1420 Braine l'Alleud (chairman: Dr. Jean Lansmanne)
2) Library: Chaussée de Mons 58, B-6150 Anderlues
Phone: +32 (71) 54 09 03
Fax: +32 (71) 52 94 35
Contact person: Dr Daniel Saelens, Chaussée de Mons 58, 6150 Anderlues, Belgium
Financed by: membership fees
Target group: physicians, vets, dentists
Access library: by appointment
Access fees: none for members
Access database: free on website
Profile: books and periodicals, on homoeopathy, mainly in French, from Hahnemann until now.
No. books: ca. 1,200
No. hom. books: ca. 1,000
No. hom. reports: 50
No. vol. hom. per.: 600
Database name: None (Excel listing)
Mainly books: author, title, volume, language, publisher, publication date
Bound journals: title of the collection, volumes, publication dates
Database records: 1323
Search options: author, book title, year of publication, language
Indexing system: none
Last update info: 12/2012