UCSF Fresno Hildebrand Medical Library

Due to COVID-19, the library is temporarily closed to the public. For assistance, please email: library@fresno.ucsf.edu
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Non-UCSF affiliates may access the UCSF Fresno COVID-19 resources page at this PDF link

The UCSF Fresno Hildebrand Medical Library features a beautiful academic facility with various services to assist physicians, faculty, residents, fellows, medical students and staff access current medical, scientific and research resources. The general public is also welcome.

Library hours:

Contact a librarian at:

Accessibility for those with UCSF Fresno ID badge: Mon-Fri 6:00am-10:30pm



Cambridge University Press and UC Agree to Open Access Publishing Deal

Elsevier Access Suspended: Click here to read about the unavailabilty of Elsevier articles

Stephanie Benjamin signing booksThursday, April 4, 2019
The UCSF Fresno Library hosted emergency medicine resident Stephanie Benjamin, MD’s book signing and reading from her memoir, “Love, Sanity or Medical School.” The Department of Emergency Medicine made 100 free copies available to colleagues, friends and aspiring doctors.


Stethoscope nestled in a bookBlockchain in the Library? Researchers Explore Potential Applications


Medical Librarians Can Help Providers Improve Clinical Decision-Making and Education

 DOI: https://doi.org/10.3928/19382359-20190116-01


Faculty and Resident Publications on Display in LibraryPhoto of medical publications display

Stop by the library and see the newest display highlighting books and chapters authored by UCSF Fresno faculty and residents.  This display will be updated quarterly to showcase the breadth and depth of topics researched at UCSF Fresno.  

UCSF Library Now Has an Institutional Fellowship to BMJ Case Reports

UCSF Fresno faculty/residents/learners can now submit articles to BMJ Case Reports using the UCSF institutional fellowship agreement. Many UCSF Fresno faculty and residents have inquired about this option in the past and we are happy to announce that it is now available.  Please contact the UCSF Fresno library for more information at 559.499.6506, 6510 / library@fresno.ucsf.edu / walk-in! Feel free to visit the BMJ Author Hub at https://authors.bmj.com/

BMJ Case Reports is an award winning journal that delivers a focused, peer-reviewed, valuable collection of cases in all disciplines so that healthcare professionals, researchers and others can easily find clinically important information on common and rare conditions. Authors may also submit to any of the 70 BMJ journals. 

New RefWorks Training Now Available from UCSF Fresno Library

RefWorks is a web-based bibliography and database manager that allows you to create your own personal database by importing references from text files or online databases and other various sources. You can use these references in writing papers and automatically format the paper and the bibliography in seconds. As a UCSF Fresno faculty member/resident/learner or staff member, you have access to RefWorks, free of charge. The library offers a training module on RefWorks in group settings or one-one-one. Contact the library for more information.

African American History Month – Pioneers in Medicine Display

Photo of Black Physicians signage
Come check out the newest display in the library in commemoration of African American History month: African American Pioneers in Medicine. Several of these medical trail blazes even lived and worked in Fresno!


UCSF now has trial access to DynaMed Plus

DynaMed Plus is a clinical reference tool that provides concise, evidence-based recommendations with supporting references across disease, condition, procedure, and drug topics in all specialties. Written by a team of physicians and researchers who synthesize the evidence and provide objective analysis, content is updated daily to ensure physicians have timely information for point of care decisions.

Read about current trends and practices in a wide variety of topics including digital resources for health care professionals and learners, medical literature/information management and literacy, medical education resources for residents, fellows and medical students and more.


Trending YouTube Video Channels to Help You Study

From preparing for exams to taking a break to enjoy some kitschy vintage medical videos from the 1930s -1970s, these 7 trending YouTube Video Channels offer a variety of resources for aspiring healthcare professionals.

Best Medical Apps for Health Care Professionals

iMedical Apps is the leading online publication for medical professionals interested in mobile medical technology and health care apps.

National Library of Medicine’s Mobile Apps

See the sampling of NLM mobile applications and web sites optimized for mobile devices.

Apps for PubMed

There are quite a few apps for use with PubMed available for today’s healthcare professionals. With a rating of 4 stars, “Prime: PubMed Journals & Tools” is a popular choice for many, and it’s free!

How to Give a Dynamic Presentation

The ability to deliver information in an interesting and engaging way is a key component to achieving career success. In this article, learn some tips on how to share your work in the medical and scientific communities.

PubMed Health’s Blog  

Keep up with PubMed Health where you can get information on health, treatments and finding out what works.


Student with laptop studying in library
For assistance with article retrieval, literature searching or library search skills training, contact a librarian at library@fresno.ucsf.edu

We Welcome CMC Staff in the UCSF Fresno Hildebrand Medical Library.

If you are a CMC staff member, you may access online articles or databases in the UCSF Medical Library Monday-Friday 8:00-5:00. The library is located in the UCSF Medical Education Building. Three computers are available on the east wall with access to UCSF electronic resources. Printing and flash drive capability are not available but you may save your articles to the desktop and email them to yourself.

A core collection of print material is available for CMC staff in the UCSF Fresno Library. For assistance, contact a librarian.

If you need assistance, a librarian is available in the UCSF Fresno Medical Library from Monday-Friday, 8:00am-4:30pm. You may also make an appointment for research assistance.

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