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Health Management: Getting Started

Explore library resources for the Health Management program at McMaster.

Connecting to library resources from home

To access the library's rich collection of online resources including databases, journal articles and books, you must login to MacID first.

  • Most of the required readings will be included in the courseware or core textbooks.

What to do when McMaster does not have electronic access to a journal article

Search Library Catalogue.

If the Health Sciences Library owns a print copy of the journal, you can request a copy of the article using our photocopying service. Charges are $7 per article + mailing fee.

Request item via RACER for articles not available at McMaster Health Sciences Library.

  • Register for RACER account, one time registration (select Health Sciences Library as your location) 
  • Login to RACER - to submit request
  • ***NOTE*** in the Special Instruction box, indicate you are enrolled in the Online Health Management program - mail item (some conditions apply - see below) AND in the Pickup Location field, select Health Sciences Library

Search other Library Catalogues


Health Databases

Business/Social Sciences Databases

General Databases

Additional Resources

Evidence-Based Practice - an overview

Learner's guide to "evidence-based" - a brief introduction to the evidence based resources and guides available through the Health Sciences Library - video

Need Assistance?

There are a number of good online tutorials available for searching Ovid, CINAHL, PubMed, etc. and for the Library Catalogue.

Also, check out the How Library Stuff Works - video tutorials

Contact the Health Sciences Library Information Desk Monday - Friday from 9:00 am to 5:00pm at 905-525-9140 ext. 22327 or by email (


OR RJC Research Services by email (  – MBA Research Guide


Contact Us

Health Sciences Library as seen from outside

Health Sciences Library,
McMaster University

1280 Main St. West HSC-2B
Hamilton, ON
L8S 4K1 

Phone: 905-525-9140 ext. 22327