McMaster University

Resources and Collections


Our Guides teach and highlight recommended resources based on your program of study or a particular topic.

Health Databases A-Z

An A-Z list of journal article databases for Health Sciences.

Reference Sources

Electronic (online/virtual) resources such as dictionaries, encyclopedias, almanacs, directories.

E-book Collection

All of the e-books in the Health Sciences Library's collection.


McMaster University's Institutional Repository holding all publications by McMaster faculty. (Formerly called the Digital Commons.)


Open Access

Open access refers to scholarly research that is made freely available on the internet. Learn more about Open Access in this interactive tool.

Copyright and HSL Materials

An explanation of how the Copyright Act and Access Copyright applies to the use of library materials.

Archives & Records Management Program

The archives and records of the Faculty of Health Sciences and Hamilton Health Sciences.

History of Health & Medicine

An archival collection on the history of health and medicine located in the C. Barber Mueller room of the Health Sciences Library.