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Health Policy: Getting Started

Explore library resources for the Health Policy 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, use your MS Office 365 account (e.g.,

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

How to find full text

Find Full Text - including within the McMaster collection, on a journal's website, through Interlibrary Loans and conference proceedings

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


Health Databases

Business/Social Sciences/Economics Databases

General Databases

Additional Resources

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 (

RJC Research Services by email (  – Business support OR Research Help

Specialized services - including data services & support, data visualization, GIS & geospatial data, maps & geographical resource services

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