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Basic Sciences (Health Sciences)

Resources for health sciences researchers and students interested in the basic sciences


Welcome to the Taubman Health Sciences Library's resource guide for the basic sciences

This guide highlights resources for Michigan Medicine's basic science community.

 Need Help? Email the THSL Basic Sciences Core at

Are there additional books, journals, databases, films, etc you'd like to see in the library's collection? Email with your purchase recommendations.

Library Basics

  • Taubman Health Sciences Library website
  • Use your level one (Kerberos) account to access the resources when prompted to authenticate.
  • All resources are available on public computers within all libraries on campus. If you are affiliated with U-M, you can access resources off-campus.
  • Use MGet It within databases to access full-text articles if available.
  • Directory of THSL Informationists, searchable by subject or specialty.

Michigan Medicine Software and Computing

To help with your research and analysis, Michigan Medicine makes some computing resources available at not cost to faculty, staff, and student researchers.  In addition, some software is available for use on faculty and staff computers and through the VPN service.  If you need assistance, please contact the Health Information Technology & Services (HITS) help desk at 734-936-8000 or via their Customer Service Portal.