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Health Sciences Libraries Favorites

This guide provides links to popular health sciences databases, key subject guides, research help, and library services.

There are two UC Davis Health Sciences Libraries:
Carlson Health Sciences Library in Davis
Blaisdell Medical Library in Sacramento

In this Guide:

For expert advice on designing search strategies and publication data management, contact a health sciences librarian.

Nicole Capdarest-Arest
Interim Associate University Librarian Research and Learning, and Head of Blaisdell Medical Library


Shields Library

Bruce Abbott
Health Sciences Librarian


Blaisdell Medical Library

Amy Studer
Health Sciences Librarian


Blaisdell Medical Library

Carlson Health Sciences Library Reference

Veterinary Medicine, Public Health, Biomedical Sciences


Med Sciences 1B

Matthew Conner
Student Services Librarian

Health Sciences, University Writing Program, Citation Management


Shields Library, Carlson Health Sciences Library

Erik Fausak
Student Services Librarian

Veterinary Medicine


Carlson Health Sciences Library

Megan Van Noord
Health Sciences Librarian

Evidence Syntheses, Research Impact & Metrics, IACUC Literature Searches, Biomedical Research


Carlson Health Sciences Library (Medical Sciences 1B)

The UC Davis Library publishes this biannual newsletter for faculty and researchers in Spring and Fall. In it, we will share information about the library’s long-range plans, as well as other important updates and resources.

Library News for the UC Davis Health Sciences Community (Spring 2022)

Interior chairs, tables and bookshelves in Carlson Health Sciences Library

In this Issue:

New library website coming in late summer
Carlson Health Sciences Library closing June 10 as library user and study space
Funding support for open access publishing in Wiley and American Chemical Society journals
  Did you know…

Library News for the UC Davis Health Sciences Community (Winter 2022)

In this Issue:

Provide your input on draft library strategic plan
5 common questions about publishing open access articles
Access journals using your UC Davis login
  Did you know…

Library News for the UC Davis Health Sciences Community (Spring 2021)

two people in scrubs walk toward Blaisdell Medical Library

In this Issue:

  What to expect for summer and fall
Library strategic planning process
Open access publishing update: Elsevier, Springer Nature and more
  New library catalog for the UC system coming this summer
› New resources
Did you know…?

Library News for the UC Davis Health Sciences Community (Fall 2020)

Book stacks with sign that explains "Books available electronically from HathiTrust cannot currently be checked out"

In this Issue:

  Update on Elsevier and open access publishing
New resources to keep current in healthcare
How to get books and other library materials this fall
Did you know…?

Coronavirus Special Issue for the Health Sciences (Spring 2020)

In this Issue:

  Online course materials and remote support
Journal access: Online content in the crisis
  How to access books
More tools and resources