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Master of Health Management Resources: Getting Started

Connecting to library resources from home

To access the library's rich collection of online resources including databases, journal articles and books, you must login to MacID first.

  • Most of the required readings will be included in the courseware or core textbooks.

What to do when McMaster does not have electronic access to a journal article

  • Search Library Catalogue.
    • If the Health Sciences Library owns a print copy of the journal, you can request a copy of the article using our photocopying service. Charges are $7 per article + mailing fee.
  • Articles not available at McMaster Health Sciences Library
    • Request item via RACER - Interlibrary Loan service
      • Register for RACER account (select Health Sciences Library as your location) (one time registration)
      • Login to RACER - to submit request
      • ***NOTE*** in the Special Instruction box, indicate you are enrolled in the Online Health Management program - mail item (some conditions apply - see below) AND in the Pickup Location field, select Health Sciences Library
  • Search other Library Catalogues

Health Databases

Business / Social Sciences Databases

Need Assistance?

There are a number of good online tutorials available for searching OVID, CINAHL, PubMed, RefWorks, etc. and for the Library Catalogue.

Also, check out the How Library Stuff Works - video tutorials

Contact the Health Sciences Library Information Desk Monday - Friday from 9:00 am to 5:00pm at 905-525-9140 x22327 or by email (


Jeannie An, RJC Research Services Librarian (business), at 905-525-9140 x20561 or by email ( Twitter - @rjclib. Web - RCJ Library Services

Contact Us

Health Sciences Library as seen from outside

Health Sciences Library,
McMaster University

1280 Main St. West HSC-2B
Hamilton, ON
L8S 4K1 

Phone: 905-525-9140 ext. 22323