Health Sciences Library

Librarians specializing in Nursing, Health Sciences, Medicine, and Rehabilitation Sciences are available to help you with assignments, research questions and literature searching.

Health Sciences Library

Key resources

Research guides

Knowledge Synthesis Services

The Library offers knowledge synthesis services to members of the University of Ottawa community, including students, faculty members, researchers, and staff in health sciences and medicine.


The Health Sciences Library supports the needs of faculty, students and staff affiliated with the faculties of Health Sciences and Medicine, whether they are based on the University of Ottawa campus, or at a hospital or research institute.

We participate in partnerships that extend access for you to more resources:

SmartLibrary allows for on-site borrowing from member libraries

Services are also offered directly at select health facilities:

Berkman Library University of Ottawa Heart Institute

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The Health Sciences Library serves as a shared resource for all. It seeks to maintain a positive and productive learning environment.
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Contact the Health Sciences Library

General inquiries

Tel. 613-562-5407
[email protected]

Research and reference help

In-depth research help

Email or call a health sciences librarian (listed above) to ask a question or set up an appointment to meet. This service is intended primarily for students, professors and staff members of the University of Ottawa.

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