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Apps Instructions for access to several apps available through library or medical center subscriptions.
Ask A Librarian

If you have questions about library services and resources, we are here to help. Please check our website for information about hours, policies, and services.

Circulation Check-in, check-out, renew items, and much more.
eBooks Thousands of eBooks are available from your desktop, laptop, or mobile device.

More than 6,200 Health Sciences eJournals are available at OSU.  Links are available through the Online Journals List and in the Library Catalog.  Many library databases including PubMed provide...

Liaison Librarians

Liaison librarians are professional librarians who act as a link between the library and its customers. Liaison librarians can provide consultations to faculty, staff, and students to

Poster Printing Research Posters
Research Support Consulting, teaching, presentations and serving as a team member for systematic reviews are the primary services offered to faculty, staff and graduate students involved in health sciences research.
Reserves Borrowing and lending guidelines for Print, Bones & Models and Electronic reserves for high demand and course-related resources.
Bones & Models Skulls, individual bones, skeletons, bone boxes and anatomical models are available for two-hour checkout.
Citation Management Tools Many research databases, as well as the OSU and OhioLINK catalogs, allow you to output citations in a format that can be imported directly into bibliographic management software.

At its inception, the Medical Heritage Center began acquiring historic material and artifacts that speak to central Ohio's rich health sciences history.

Copyright Education and guidance on the application of copyright law.
Courtesy Cards A courtesy card extends library borrowing privileges to persons not affiliated with OSU.
Grant or Manuscript Writing Assistance Need Grant or Manuscript Writing Assistance? Health Sciences Library has an agreement with Biosciences Writers and will offer OSU Faculty & Staff a 10% discount.
Graphic Design

Design can play an important role in the success of a business, project or presentation.

Group and Classroom Instruction

In an effort to educate the public about the rich health sciences history of Central Ohio and our collections, the Center offers tours of our facilities, classroom instruction, and presentations...

Guidelines for Comprehensive Literature Searches Guidelines for comprehensive literature searches.
Instruction A variety of workshops are available from health sciences librarians and other library staff.
Interlibrary Services

Interlibrary Services provides interlibrary loan and document delivery of articles, books and book chapters, and more through the ILLiad request system.

Keeping Up with the Literature Keeping up with the literature.
Lost and Found Lost and found is located at the Public Services Desk.
Medical Illustration

Medical Visuals is your campus resource for high-quality, custom medical illustration at a fair price.

Medical Illustration Gallery Gallery of medical illustration created by the OSU Health Sciences Library's Medical Visuals service area.
Mission & Vision Mission Statement:
Connecting people with knowledge to encourage inquiry, innovation and collaboration.

Vision Statement:

We have a variety of digital portrait packages available. Digital portraits can be used for CV's, publications, presentations, newspapers, and other promotional uses.

Poster Lamination

We laminate posters with a satin (low glare) finish.

Poster Mounting

Posters and other printed materials can be mountd posters to foam core or gator board.  This is ideal for easel signs announcing upcoming seminars, lectures, speakers, conferences, meetings,...

Print Resources Available print collections include books, journals, and reserve items.
Printers & Copier Photocopying, black and white printing, and scanning are available throughout the building with a BuckID.
Programming and Outreach

The Medical Heritage Center’s programming series is comprised of four annual lectures: the James V.

Publications for Sale

The publications featured are for sale from the Medical Heritage Center (MHC). They were written by MHC Scholars-in-Residence.

Quick Reference Staff at the desk can provide assistance with searching, referrals, and more.
Research Assistance and Consultation

The Medical Heritage Center is dedicated to providing research assistance and consultation through our three collections of rare books, archives and artifacts.

Resource Reproduction

In-person viewing of all MHC collections is free, however the Center does charge for reproduction services. Those services are listed below with pricing.

Scholarly Communications This site is designed to keep health sciences faculty and researchers up-to-date on issues and trends in scholarly publishing.
Systematic Reviews Many research databases, as well as the OSU and OhioLINK catalogs, allow you to output citations in a format that can be imported directly into bibliographic management software.