UConn Health Sciences Library Support

The library is closed. 
Our guiding principle is to support students and faculty and protect the health of our community. While we have staff working from home, we are still able to offer services online.  We will continue to be flexible and in constant review of how to best serve you and we welcome your feedback.


Hours and Visitors

Until further notice, the library will be closed. Shafer Study Rooms are available 24/7 via badge access for UConn Health medical and dental students. 

Electronic Resources

Available online through the library website

Support for Accessing Electronic Resources (Remote and On-Campus):

Sheryl Bai ( – 860-679-8371

Danielle Cummings ( – 860-679-2311

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Research Assistance

Ask a Librarian (online chat):

Mon – Fri, 9:00AM – 4:30PM


*We are unable to offer in-person consultations at this time. 


Interlibrary Loan (ILL)

Services are open. Borrow online or email

Interlibrary Loans (ILLs) can be returned via the book drop located by the elevators outside the library.

*We are not able to obtain books at this time and there may be delays due to reduced services at outside libraries.



Due dates are extended to August 15, 2020. 

Books can be returned via the book drop located by the elevators outside the library.

Questions? Email 

*We are not lending physical material at this time. 



Material from the library’s collection is available to be placed on hold while the library is not physically open.

Items placed on hold will be available for pickup at the Information Desk when the library reopens.

See Place a Hold tutorial for assistance.

Questions? Email


ReadyDock Ultraviolet Mobile Device Sanitizer:

Available for self-service use outside the library, next to Shafer Study Rooms.

Questions? Contact Wendy Urciuoli,


Library Tutorials:

Step-by-step guides to using the library’s online systems:



If you have any questions or concerns, please contact: 

Hongjie Wang ( – Interim Library Director: 860-679-4053

Mary Petruzzi ( – Administrative Officer: 860-679-2840


Learn more about what UConn Health is doing:


Page last updated: August 7, 2020