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Research & Information Services at HMC: Library Services at Harborview

Research and Information Services: Provided by the Health Sciences Library was formerly called the K.K. Sherwood Medical Library. Research and Information Services is extended to Harborview Medical Center faculty, staff, and students.


Research & Information Services at HMC is provided by the UW Health Sciences Library.  Please note that while library services are provided, there is no physical library space at HMC. 

Requesting library items to be delivered to HMC

    Campus mail box delivery is the only delivery method for HMC

    1.  To Place a Request:

    • Request an item through the library catalog and select "Send to Fac-Staff UW Mailbox" as your pickup location.
    • Items must be sent to a valid campus box number. Check your campus box number in your library account. If the address is not correct you will need to change your address by accessing the Employee Self-Service web site. It may take a week or so for our information to be updated.

    2.  Returning Material:

    • Send material back to Suzzallo Circulation, Box 352900, via campus mail
      • To allow for mailing time you should send material back at least 2 days before the due date.
    • Or, drop off at any UW library unit
    • Or, use a UW Campus book drop

    For More Information:

      Health Sciences Library
      1959 NE Pacific Street
      T334 Health Sciences Building
      Box 357155, Seattle, WA 98195-7155 USA
      phone: 206-543-3390