January 18, 2022
New Health Sciences Library Coming in 2022
In 2022, the University of Washington Health Sciences will launch its next chapter with the opening of a new library space in the upcoming Health Sciences Education Building (HSEB). Centrally located on the third floor and steps away from lecture halls, the new space will extend existing Health Sciences Library services and introduce innovative new ones that meet the evolving needs of the next generation of health care workers.
The new Library space aims to play a foundational role embedded in UW's Interprofessional Education (IPE) curriculum, which allows future dentists, nurses, pharmacists, physicians, public health professionals, and social workers to learn and train together. Inspired by an "active edge" approach, the technology-enhanced study and instruction spaces will facilitate interactive learning opportunities and library instruction on topics including data management, data visualization, citation management, REDCap, database searching, and scholarly communication and publishing, among others.
Programming will focus on four cornerstones: