Donald C. Harrison Health Sciences Library

HSL Resources

The Care / Crawley and Medical Sciences building where the Health Sciences Library is located requires UC i.d. for entry. 

The HSL is open. 

The library will reopen gradually by tiers as capacity dictates in order to maintain sanitation and social distancing.

While visiting the library:

  • Masks are required and while HSL staff will be cleaning the area regularly, cleaning materials are also available to wipe down an area before and/or after use. 
  • Library spaces not available include: the Troup Learning Space, the Winkler Center Lucas Board Room and the Informatics Lab.

Click & Collect

  • UC users may request printed library materials in the Library Catalog. Only Health Sciences Library materials may be requested -- print books from the HSL stacks, the Rothenberg Speech and Hearing collection, and the Browsing collection. At present, books from other UC Libraries may not be requested to arrive at HSL. 
  • Upon receipt of email confirmation regarding the retrieval request, the requester may pick up materials at the Health Sciences Library any time the library is open. 
  • Contact or (513) 558-0127 with questions.


  • OhioLink has restarted and requests will be accepted. Pickup is limited to HSL patrons.

Returning Borrowed Materials

  • Return materials to a bin inside the library entry doors during normal operating hours.
  • NO FINES OR FEES will be assessed for overdue items (including items that cannot be renewed) borrowed via UC Libraries, OhioLINK, and Interlibrary Loan.
Need help or have questions?

Contact us and we will get back to you promptly (M-F): 

UC Health staff: if you need remote library access, email Don Jason ( directly.  Do NOT fill out the UC Health library application form.

Additional resources:


  • Hours: Monday-Friday, 9am-7pm
  • Click & Collect daily: 10am-4pm, Monday-Friday
  • Closed Monday, May 31 and Monday, July 5
  • All UC Students must display a ‘Green’ pass to security guards on the UC COVID Check App. Faculty, staff and visitors may also use the UC COVID Check App in order to secure a green pass or will be asked screening questions to gain entry to all locations.  
  • For more information on the UC COVID app, please visit

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Donald C. Harrison Health Sciences Library

231 Albert Sabin Way
University of Cincinnati
Cincinnati, Ohio 45267-0574
Phone: 513-558-0127 • Fax: 513-558-2682