Spring Semester Library Information and Hours

The Health Sciences Library is open to all OSU medical and health sciences students.

For spring semester, library access is limited to students from the Colleges of Dentistry, Medicine/SHRS, Nursing, Optometry and Public Health, as well as College of Pharmacy PharmD students, residents and fellows.

Access will be via Medical Center or BuckID badge-swipe only. Each person entering the library must swipe his/her own ID. Non-compliance will result in the loss of your library access privileges.

Medical Illustration by Anthony Baker Chosen as Journal Cover Art

HSL Librarian Kerry Dhakal Co-authors Award-winning Paper

Kerry Dhakal, MAA, MLS, HSL Research and Education Librarian, Assistant Professor, co-authored a systematic review that earned the 2020 Paper of the Year Award from the American Journal of Health Promotion. The paper, entitled "Interventions to Improve Mental Health, Well-Being, Physical Health, and Lifestyle Behaviors in Physicians and Nurses: A Systematic Review," focuses on combating clinician burnout.

Our Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

At the Health Sciences Library, we work to: foster meaningful change; promote diversity and inclusion across our organization; and provide reliable and accessible health information to many different populations. However, we know we can be more intentional, and we are taking the following steps:

For our staff

We are enabling and encouraging open dialogue, engaging in education and activities focused on addressing the topics of racism and related inequities, to build awareness and sensitivity well beyond “today.”