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


New Resource Alert: Searching the Literature

26 Sep 2018

The semester is in full swing, classes are hopping, and you are really starting to get the hang of things! You’re given an assignment that requires you to develop a research question and perform a literature search. What do you do?

First of all…don’t panic!

Celebrate Science Literacy Week, September 17 - 21, 2018!

18 Sep 2018

Science Literacy Week ( is a week-long celebration of the best in Canadian science and scientific endeavors that aims to highlight Canadian excellence and diversity in the field.

Upcoming Workshop Alert: How to Write a Great Research Paper, and Get it Accepted by a Good Journal

6 Sep 2018

Save the date for a fantastic opportunity!

On September 25, 2018, the Health Sciences Library at McMaster University will be hosting the Executive Editor of The Lancet and the Editor of Cell Press for an exciting, interactive presentation on publishing your research.

New Resources Now on Trial!

22 Aug 2018

From now until August 31, HSL users will have access to two great resources from Thieme Publishers. Say hello to MedOne ComSci and MedOne Radiology.

HSL's New Look

3 Jul 2018

Welcome to our new website! The new Health Sciences Library website will continue its history as an integral tool for Faculty of Health Sciences students, faculty, researchers and clinicians within and beyond our McMaster community.

HSL at the 11th Annual Day in Faculty Development

10 May 2018

Our librarians connected with health sciences educators from McMaster and the community

CINAHL, OVID/Medline and RefWorks

1 May 2018

Bring your questions and register today for upcoming in-person, hands-on workshops in the HSL e-classroom. 

5 Ways to Increase the Impact of Your Research...

11 Apr 2018

...and how the Health Sciences Library Can Help

Wikipedia and Health

9 Apr 2018

On April 5, 2018, the library held an event on Wikipedia and Health. 

HSL welcomes three new staff to our team

2 Apr 2018

We’ve got a few new faces joining us in the HSL lunchroom as of late. Since January we’ve hired three new staff to our team.