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Health Sciences Library Description and Links

The University of Washington Health Sciences Library (HSL) hsl.uw.edu/ has a large selection of information resources available for UW faculty, staff and students. For information on connecting to the library from off-campus, see www.lib.washington.edu/help/connect.

The HSL Care Provider Toolkit at hsl.uw.edu/toolkits/care-provider provides access to clinical resources for your UW precepting and clinical work. Advantages of using the HSL website include direct access through PubMed to fulltext journal articles, and access to primary care resources including DynaMed, Essential Evidence Plus (InfoPOEMs), AccessMedicine, Clinical Evidence, TRIP, and other online textbooks, guidelines, evidence-based reviews, patient education websites, and drugs and natural medicine references.

Mobile-optimized links to HSL resources, as well as links to apps for specific phones and devices, are at libguides.hsl.washington.edu/mobile.

A list of over 100 selected online health sciences textbooks can be found under the eBooks tab on the HSL home page. Browse titles, view lists by subject, or search UW WorldCat for other ebooks in the UW collection.

Search PubMed from the HSL website to view customized results linking to UW online journal content.

Search for specific journal titles through the eJournals tab on the HSL home page.

Customized search boxes hsl.uw.edu/topics/select-evidence-sources/ allow searching of selected evidence resources, such as FPIN Clinical Inquiries, JFP Applied Evidence, JAMA Rational Clinical Examination, NEJM Clinical Practice, and guidelines from AHRQ and USPSTF.

If the article you want is not from a journal available on HSL eJournals, you may request a pdf scan from HSL. To request click on the “Ordering articles/ILL" from the library services section on the hsl.uw.edu page.

Have you searched for information on Google without success or looked everywhere for an answer to a clinical, research or reference question? Contact HSL at hsl.uw.edu/topics/ask-us or the librarian liaison to WRITE, Sarah Safranek, at libguides.hsl.washington.edu/safranek/.

 
   
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