Now Hiring: Research Librarian (tenure-track faculty position)

The Ohio State University Health Sciences Library (HSL) seeks an innovative, motivated and collaborative professional for the tenure-track faculty position of Research Librarian. Review of candidates begins August 20, 2021.

UPDATED: Summer Semester Library Information and Hours

The Health Sciences Library is now open to all OSU students, faculty and staff via BuckID or Medical Center badge-swipe access to Prior Hall.

All OSU students, faculty and staff may now access Prior Hall during the Health Sciences Library's normal operating hours. However, all access is still via BuckID or Medical Center badge-swipe only. Each person entering the library must swipe his/her/their 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.

HSL 3rd Floor Renovation Highlights

Welcome to the Health Sciences Library's Renovated 3rd Floor!

3rd Floor Floor Plan after renovation


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.”