OHSU Library

The Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU) Library, the largest health sciences library in Oregon, serves the faculty, staff and students of OHSU, as well as health professionals and residents of the State of Oregon.  The OHSU Library supports the Schools of Dentistry, Medicine, and Nursing; College of Pharmacy; OHSU Healthcare; and related programs.  The OHSU Library staff provides services in support of teaching, research and patient care.  Library services are offered through the web and at the OHSU Library in the Biomedical Information Communication Center (BICC), the Collaborative Life Sciences Building (CLSB) and the OHSU Historical Collections & Archives in the Old Library.  Collections are housed in the OHSU Library, the CLSB and the Old Library. The OHSU Library partners with the Isabel MacDonald Library at the Oregon National Primate Research Center to offer services and collections to the OHSU community.


As an intellectual steward of information, the OHSU Library advances knowledge and improvement of health in partnership with our community. 


The OHSU Library anticipates and meets the information needs of our diverse communities when and where needed, by:

  • Teaching skills to navigate, interpret and analyze the information landscape.
  • Preparing students for success as health providers and researchers in pursuit of knowledge.
  • Fostering the intellectual  innovations, continuing contributions, and lifelong learning of our faculty and staff.
  • Serving the local, regional and global society by providing high-quality biomedical information that leads to optimal outcomes, patient satisfaction and the elimination of health disparities.


  • Collaboration
  • Innovation
  • Diversity
  • Research
  • Knowledge
  • Integrity