Health Sciences Library


The Health Sciences Library serves as an information resource not only for the John A. Burns School of Medicine, but also for the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa campus, the UH system, and the State.

Emphasis is on Web-accessible materials, and collections include a wide variety of print and electronic resources, primarily in the clinical sciences.

The electronic collection is greatly enhanced by cooperative purchasing arrangements with University of Hawaiʻi’s Hamilton Library and with the newly-formed Medical Libraries Consortium of Hawaiʻi.

Features include:

Convenient location on the ground floor of the Medical Education Building.

Computer workstations available for public as well as student use in the main library.

Computer lab/classroom equipped with 30 computers for individual or classroom use. Open to the School of Medicine students 24/7.

Individual study carrels in stack area.

Wireless capability throughout the library.

Services include:

Reference assistance for all including the following: telephone service, assistance with literature searching, provision of quick answers, and help/advice with more in-depth inquiries.

Individual and classroom instruction in the use of the resources.

Medical textbook reserve collection.

Assistance with interlibrary loan requests and document delivery.

Contact us at:
Telephone: (808) 692-0810

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Phone: (808) 692-0810


651 Ilalo St., MEB
Honolulu, HI 96813