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Medical Residents and Fellows: Library Guides

Health Sciences Library @ 2040 Charleston

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Health Sciences Library (HSL)
2040 W Charleston Blvd - 5th Floor
Las Vegas, NV 89102 
(Next to University Medical Center) 

HSL Website:


Hours of Operation (Staffed):
8 AM - 5 PM Weekdays

Phone Number: (702) 895-0144
HSL Access Policy

Continuing Medical Education

Please click here for brief guide to finding Continuing Medical Education opportunities locally and online

Research Quick Start

The Health Science Library has gathered together important information from across campus divisions in this guide to help you get started on your research projects: from finding funding, submitting to review boards, managing citations, and best practices for communicating your research and tracking your professional impact.

Welcome to the Health Sciences Library

Welcome - UNLV Medical Residents and Fellows - to the Health Sciences Library! 

The Health Sciences Library at 2040 West Charleston Boulevard is available to the School of Medicine, the School of Dental Medicine, and to all UNLV health sciences students, faculty, residents, fellows, staff, researchers, and members of the health sciences community.  Our physical Library space comprises over 2,500 square feet, with more than 75 seats, including individual study carrels, individual study pods, group study rooms, open group study tables and chairs, and lounge seating.  There is also an InfoDesk, staff offices, access to computer workstations, copiers, and coming soon - on-site print and multimedia collections.

UNLV Faculty, Residents and Fellows have 24/7 access to our extensive and growing collection of library databases, e-books, e-journals, and more. Please refer to the information at the bottom of this guide to access our resources remotely. 

Search for Articles, Books, and More

UNLV Specialty Programs

UNLV School of Medicine Programs: 

  • Acute Care Surgery
  • Cardiology
  • Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
  • Emergency Medicine
  • Family Medicine
  • Gastroenterology 
  • General Surgery 
  • Internal Medicine 
  • Obstetrics and Gynecology 
  • Orthopaedic Surgery 
  • Otolaryngology
  • Pediatrics 
  • Plastic Surgery
  • Psychiatry
  • Pulmonary Critical Care
  • Sports Medicine
  • Surgical Critical Care 

Point-of-Care Tools

Exam and Boards Preparation

BoardVitals is available to School of Medicine Residents, Fellows, and Faculty. Please click here to register. 

Off-Campus and Remote Access

Due to licensing restrictions required by the publishers who develop electronic resources, off-campus access to the resources is limited to authorized users. As UNLV Faculty, Residents, Fellows, or Students, you have remote / off-campus access to the Library's electronic resources. You may authenticate yourself by using your ACE account and password. For further information regarding ACE accounts and remote library access, please see the links, below:

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