About the Health Sciences Library

The Ohio State University Health Sciences Library primarily serves all faculty, staff and students of the Wexner Medical Center and the seven Health Sciences colleges via its physical and its vast digital resources, along with the expertise of its librarians and technical staff.  

Health sciences librarians are the information expert with unparalleled knowledge of how to best search and organize content from the databases in our collections, including PubMed, UpToDate, and CINAHL, plus our 6,200 e-journals, from The Lancet, to JAMA to Cell, and nearly 10,000 e-books.

The specialized expertise of the Health Sciences Library supports research and discovery – from helping faculty focus their funding proposals and research questions, to improving faculty access to their most-needed journals, to conducting systematic literature reviews, to creating original medical illustrations that strengthen faculty research submissions to leading journals.

Mission Statement:

Connecting people with knowledge to encourage inquiry, innovation and collaboration.

Vision Statement:

To be a recognized leader in providing customized access to information and unique knowledge strategies.

Our Services:

The Health Sciences Library provides services ranging from research and education support and consultation to medical illustrations and poster printing, all with a focus on health sciences. Review our service highlights brochure below in PDF format (also can be downloaded for saving and/or printing).

Documents and Media

Contact Us

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Health Sciences Library
(614) 292-4861