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About the Health Sciences Library

Libraries & Hours

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Mon-Fri Sat-Sun
Health Sciences Library* 7:30am - 6pm
(Desk Hours: 9am - 5:50pm)
12pm - 5pm
(Desk Hours: 12pm - 4:50pm)
Li Lu Library* 8am - 5pm
(Desk Hours: 10pm - 1pm)

Holiday Hours

Health Sciences Library (HSL)

T334 Health Sciences Building
University of Washington
1959 NE Pacific Street
Phone: 206-543-3390
Fax: 206-543-3389

Maps and Directions
UW Parking

map of the 2nd floor of the Health Sciences Library

Mission Statement

We advance scholarship, research, education and health care by anticipating information needs, providing essential resources, and facilitating learning for the greater health sciences community.

Based on the southern end of UW's Seattle campus, HSL is a flagship branch of the UW Libraries and the premier health sciences library in the Pacific Northwest. HSL's staff supports and collaborates with users across Washington and the Pacific Northwest. Additionally, HSL supports the education and research of six UW schools: Dentristy, Medicine, Nursing, Pharmacy, Public Health, and Social Work. For more informaiton, please see the HSL Narrative Summary.

NNLM Region 5

The University of Washington Health Sciences Library is home to the Regional Medical Library (RML) for the Network of the National Libraries of Medicine (NNLM) Region 5.

The NNLM Region 5, along with its sister regions, three national offices, and four national centers, provides leadership in regional and national engagement and training efforts to improve access to health information for health professionals and the public.

NNLM Region 5 members include over 830 academic, health sciences, and public libraries and community-based organizations in Alaska, California, Hawaii, Nevada, Oregon, Washington, and U.S. Territories and Freely Associated States in the Pacific.

To learn more about the Region 5 programs, services, and publications, visit the Region 5 homepage. To learn more about the NNLM visit the NNLM homepage.