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North Campus Research Complex

Provides resources and services to meet the needs of individuals and groups housed at the North Campus Research Complex (NCRC). Visit MLibrary@NCRC in Building 18, Room G018.

Return your library materials in MLibrary@NCRC's Drop Box

Use the MLibrary@NCRC "drop box" to return library materials back to the University Library. You'll find the drop box located near the entrance of the library in Building 18, Room G018. 
You can use the drop box to return books and audio/visual material borrowed from any U-M departmental library.
Please allow two business days for your item to be checked in and processed.  If your due date is in less than two business days, please return your materials to a central or north campus library  to avoid potential fines.


Systematic Review Guide

Whether you have experience writing a systematic review or are conducting one for the first time, you'll find resources here to walk you through the process. There's information that describes different types of literature reviews, helps with creating a search strategy--and more. We can partner with you on these projects. Contact:  Visit us: Building 18, Room G018, or call:  647-9937.  


E-book Collections

The library subscribes to many collections of books that you can read online! Click below to search through some of our health science collections. You can also access other e-books by searching the library's catalog.

Data Management Plan Assistance

The Data Management Plan resource portal will help you with all aspects of putting together your data management plan and meet NSF requirements.

For additional information, contact your NCRC Informationists:

Data Visualization Services

Global Health Resources

SciBX:Science-Business eXchange

U.S. Health Spending Explorer

Lessons Learned from the Safety Net Medical Home Initiative

State of Health Equity Research

July 23 Workshop: Authorship and Copyright: Overview of your rights as an author

Authorship and Copyright: Overview of your rights as an author
Learn the fundamentals of how copyright impacts your authorship. Gain an overview of retaining your author's rights as well as concepts of open access and University policy.

Wednesday, July 23
NCRC, Building 10, G063
Presenter: Kristina Eden

Finding Tests & Measurement Instruments

New Pain Research Database

This new federal database will allow you to search over 1,200 research projects.

2013 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports Published

The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality published its annual reports on the nation’s healthcare quality and disparities. The full reports are available for download at AHRQ.


Copyright Resources

The University Library offers many ways for you to get information about copyright. Use the guide below, or feel free to call our copyright office.

News Resources at Your Fingertips!

The library has subscriptions to many news resources that you can read full text. The resources below also allow you to create a more refined search than what you might find in Google News, and allow you to easily set up tailored search alerts. ProQuest News provides you with unlimited full text of the New York Times and Wall Street Journal.


Health Sciences Mobile Device Resources

Use the guide below to to find mobile resources for your lab, clinic, literature searching--and more!

Enhancing Your Research Impact

The guide below from the Becker Medical Library explains how: "Optimizing discoverability and access of your research is the surest way to enhance its visibility and impact."  Read through this brief resource for strategies for you to consider in your research.   You'll find tips for preparing your publication, and disseminating and tracking your research. 



New Resource: International Datasets

The Library recently started a subscription to ProQuest International Datasets. ProQuest International Datasets is a collection of public and private data sets from national governments, international organizations, and research firms.  A focus of this resource is sub-national data for the countries of the world (data by country, city, state or province). Country-level data is generally available going back 35 years and city-level data generally covers 15-20 years.

Country coverage is expected to grow.  Some of the current data providers include:
  • Brazil:  Institute of Geography and Statistics (IBGE)
  • Canada: Statistics Canada
  • China:  National Bureau of Statistics
  • Economist Intelligence Unit
  • Eurostat
  • Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis
  • International Labour Organization
  • Ireland:  Central Statistics Office
  • Italy:  National Institute of Statistics
  • Oxford Economics
  • United Kingdom:  Office for National Statistics
  • UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO)
  • United Nations Statistics Division
  • U.S. Census Bureau
  • U.S. Department of Agriculture
  • World Bank

Taubman Health Sciences Library Services Open During Remodeling

As many of you already know, The Taubman Health Sciences Library (THL) will be undergoing major renovations.  Although the building  itself will close on December 23, all services, resources, and people will still be available.  

Here are some key things you may want to know about THL during the remodeling period:

  • Contact information: All library contact information--email and phone numbers--will remain the same.   

  • Building reopening:   The building is expected to reopen mid-2015.

  • Physical Books and Journals: Use the GET THIS feature of of the library catalog to request delivery to a campus library or departmental mailbox.

If you have any questions or requests for library services, please do not hesitate to be in touch with your NCRC Informationists for additional information.

Phone: (734) 647-9937





Tools and Training for Organizing Your Information Resources

Looking to keep your resources organized? Want to automatically create reference lists? Contact us to discuss which tool could meet your needs. You can also look at our guide to citation management tools.

Health Reform Resources

If you are looking to keep current with developments in Health Care Reform, the research institutes below provide a great place to start:

Health Disparities Research Guide

If you are conducting research on health disparities in the United States, be sure to investigate the many resources available to you through the Health Disparities Research Guide.

Library Orientation: Tailored to Your Needs

Wondering what information resources and services are available to you at NCRC?  Looking to get started with your research? Your librarians can provide an overview of your library and information resources customized to your needs. 

Call (647-9937), write ( or stop by to see us in Building 18, G218. 

Health Sciences Grants Information Portal

This guide steers you to resources and tips to help you identify grants and assist you throughout the funding process. Use it to identify funding databases, understand post-processing resources, and stay current.


SciVal Experts Faculty Expertise Tool

Looking for collaborators across the health sciences and engineering?

Be sure to take a look at the newly expanded SciVal Experts and contact your librarians for individual or group training on its use:

Be sure to visit us in Building 18, Room G218.



Request a Training or Consultation Session

Did you know that your informationists at NCRC offers individual or group information trainings and consultations? Whether you want to learn about a particular tool or just want some help finding the information  you need, we are here to partner with you.

Visit us in Building 18, G018, write (, or call (647-9937).