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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

Parking Info: Please visit Parking and Transportation Services for more information about parking.

Phone: 916-734-3529

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More than 28 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.

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Nicole Capdarest-Arest
Head of Blaisdell Medical Library


Amy Studer


Bruce Abbott
Nursing, Blaisdell Medical Library


Jennifer Bentley
BML Access Services Supervisor

(916) 734‑3559

Amir Alemi
Night and Weekend Assistant


Chi-Meng Moua
Night and Weekend Assistant


Jodi Simpson
Night and Weekend Assistant


Bianca Iosif
Reference/Circulation/Reserves Assistant


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Health Library Informaticist