The Health Sciences Library continues to provide a wide range of online services. Read our COVID-19 FAQs for more information.


Research Impact Workshop

24 Nov 2021

The McMaster Health Sciences Library is hosting an introductory Research Impact Workshop that will help you reach your research goals. 


UpToDate Access Changes

17 Nov 2021

The Health Sciences Library will soon lose access to the clinical point-of-care tool UpToDate. 

Open Access Week 2021

14 Oct 2021

The Health Sciences Library is hosting a series of events and workshops between October 25-31 to celebrate this year's Open Access Week. 

Database Workshops: Ovid Medline and CINAHL

31 Aug 2021

Register for our zoom workshops about the Fundamentals of Searching Databases, Ovid Medline and/ or CINAHL happening from September to November.

International Nurses Day: Reminiscences from a Mountain Sanatorium Nurse

12 May 2021

For nursing week, we are sharing the personal reminiscences of Margaret R. Cameron, one of the Mountain Sanatorium’s earliest nurses and its Director of Nursing from about 1918 to 1949. The Mountain Sanatorium opened in 1906 to treat tuberculosis patients from the Hamilton area. Cameron likely compiled these reminiscences around 1940.

McMaster Open Educational Resources (OER) Grant Program

7 May 2021

The McMaster Open Educational Resources (OER) Grant Program is now accepting proposals. The deadline is June 4, 2021 at 5 p.m.

Online Workshop: Fundamentals of Searching Databases | Ovid Medline

7 May 2021

Register for a Zoom workshop on the Fundamentals of Searching Databases | Ovid Medline, happening in May and June!

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!