Health Sciences Library, McMaster University Library, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
The Health Sciences Library continues to provide a wide range of online services. Read our COVID-19 FAQs for more information.


New Resource: BMJ Case Reports

1 Apr 2021

Submit your own case report to BMJ Case Reports and HSL will cover the author fees!

Informit Indigenous Collection

14 Jan 2021

A multidisciplinary and interdisciplinary database encompassing all Indigenous topics.

New Resource: Visible Body Human Anatomy Atlas

4 Jan 2021

Explore the Health Sciences Library’s newest resource Visible Body Human Anatomy Atlas.  Access this resource from our A – Z Database list.

Share your story! Help HSL document our lives during the COVID-19 pandemic

27 Nov 2020

Understanding our daily lives during the COVID-19 pandemic will be of great interest to future researchers. Help us document our experiences by sharing your photographs, documents, and more. 

Live Virtual Services Desk

30 Oct 2020

Are you looking for immediate assistance from our library staff? Check out our live virtual help desk!

Product trials: Visible Body Human Anatomy Atlas and Acland’s Video Atlas of Human Anatomy

28 Sep 2020

You can help decide what information resources the library purchases!

The Health Sciences Library is trialing two anatomy resources: Visible Body Human Anatomy Atlas and Acland’s Video Atlas of Human Anatomy, now through October 22nd. 

Open Access Snack Chats

21 Sep 2020

The global community comes together annually for one week in October to celebrate Open Access. This event is celebrated by individuals, institutions and organizations.

Online Workshops: Fundamentals of Searching Databases

18 Sep 2020

Are you new to searching literature in Health Sciences databases? Register today for a Zoom workshop on the Fundamentals of Searching Databases, OVID Medline and/ or CINAHL provided by the Health Sciences Library.

Effective Searching 101

14 Sep 2020

Having trouble figuring out which database to use and how to navigate them? Look no further, the Health Sciences Library has an online tutorial guide with strategies to using the library’s most popular resources.

Individual Study Space Available

9 Sep 2020

The Health Sciences Library is open for individual study space starting September 8th.

New Resource Alert - JoVE

2 Sep 2020

Looking to grasp a better understanding of various lab techniques? JoVE provides two collections of demonstrations of fundamental lab practices.

New Resource - CHEMnetBASE

28 Aug 2020

Search all things Chemistry with our new resource - from the Dictionary of Drugs, Marine Natural Products to the CRC Handbook of Chemistry and Physics. CHEMnetBASE has 10 different Chemical Dictionaries available for your research needs.