About the Library

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.

Mission

The OHSU Library advances the effective, efficient, and ethical use of information in support of education, research, and healthcare.

Vision

In service of our mission, the Library will:

  • Cultivate a physical and virtual environment that fosters discovery and collaboration.
  • Teach skills and develop tools to navigate, interpret, and analyze the information landscape.
  • Prepare students for success by advancing research, evidence-based practice, and lifelong learning.
  • Stimulate, disseminate, and preserve OHSU scholarly output to better facilitate research and improve health outcomes for the local, regional, and global society.

Values

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