Health Sciences Library
509 N. 12th St.
Welcome to the VCU Libraries Research Guide for the Health Related Sciences program. Here you'll find a variety of library resources to help you answer questions regarding teaching, research, and education in the Health Sciences. The tools in this guide are of particular use to the doctoral program, but do include resources relevant to the bachelor program.
If you need assistance, please contact your liaison librarian through the information listed at the bottom left of this page.
The following links will assist you in understanding how to access materials through the Health Sciences Library website.
This orientation tutorial for the Health Sciences Library will highlight the main features of the library's website, as well as important services available to you as an affiliate of VCU.
Before you can start requesting items from VCU Libraries, you will need to set up an account. This research guide will show you how to create an account and request items through interlibrary loan.
The National Library of Medicine's Learning Resources Database provides tutorials for searching PubMed, the premier biomedical database. The "Tutorials" features training for using Medical Subject Headings (MeSH) and for Using PubMed in Evidence Based Practice.
If you have not found what you are looking for in 10 minutes ... it's time to call your librarian.
Your librarian can provide many information based services for free, including:
We can also come to your office, lab or faculty meeting, or class to give presentations on: