The Blaisdell Medical Library (BML) serves the faculty, staff and students affiliated with the UCD Health System (UCDHS) and supports the curriculum of the Schools of Medicine and Nursing. There are two specialized collections at the Blaisdell Medical Library — the Civil War Medicine Collection and the Bioethics Collection.

Blaisdell Medical Library
4610 X Street
Sacramento, CA 95817

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Phone: 916-734-3529

We're currently closed.We're open again on Friday (October 20, 2017) from 7:00 am to 6:00 pm
Monday - Thursday 7:00 am - 7:00 pm
Friday 7:00 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday - Sunday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Closed and Exceptions

Closed November 23, 2017 to November 24, 2017
Closed December 22, 2017 to December 25, 2017
Closed December 29, 2017 to January 1, 2018
Holiday November 10, 2017 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Holiday November 22, 2017 7:00 am - 5:00 pm
Holiday January 15, 2018 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Holiday February 19, 2018 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Holiday March 30, 2018 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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More than 27 million citations and abstracts for articles published in approximately 8,400 journals in medicine, life sciences, health administration, veterinary medicine, nursing, molecular biology and genetics. PubMed is a service of the U.S. National Library of Medicine on the NCBI platform.

PubMed Tutorial & more
Alerts/Automatic Updating Service (Saving & Managing Searches)
NLM Searching PubMed with Mesh tri-fold handout [PDF]
NLM PubMed Basics tri-fold handout [PDF]

Coverage: 1946-present
Tags: Animals, Dentistry, Medicine, Nursing, Veterinary Medicine

This guide provides links to popular health sciences databases, key subject guides, research help, and library services. Information is provided about the two UC Davis Health Sciences Libraries, Carlson Health Sciences Library in Davis and Blaisdell Medical Library in Sacramento.

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The UC Davis Library licenses thousands of health science eBooks. This guide describes how to find eBooks in the library catalog and by using links to publishers' eBook platforms. A select list of human health science eBooks that are available from the UC Davis Library is provided, organized by specialty.

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This guide provides an overview of evidence-based practice resources, using the levels of evidence pyramid as a  framework. Includes: point of care resources, systematic reviews, clinical practice guidelines, literature databases,…

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This guide offers guidance on information resources for nursing and physician assistant (PA) clinicians and graduate students, covering clinical and research search strategies.

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This guide points to short tutorials about health sciences information resources for faculty, students, researchers, clinicians, and staff. Key databases are covered, as well as the steps necessary to access information from the UC Davis Library.

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