Collection Medicine

The collection of Medicine contains digital and printed materials, in the field of medicine, biomedical sciences, nursing, clinical health sciences and medical support professions.

How to search the collection?

  • PubMed - offers access to the MEDLINE-database, PreMEDLINE (journal articles which have not been indexed yet), and a large number of  moleculair-biological and genetic databases.
  • Embase –  MEDLINE's European counterpart. Embase focuses mainly on European literature in the field of pharmacology, drug research, education and health care management.

Please check our LibGuides if you want to find out more about searching the library collections.

Specific LibGuides in the field of Medicine:

Where to find the collection?

In UMC Utrecht you will find a limited collection of reference books and textbooks. This material is not for loan. The collection can be consulted in the Hijmans van den Bergh building.

The collection of printed books and journals can be found in the University Library Utrecht Science Park on the 5th floor, please use the floorplan. All books and print journals can be requested.

Purchase suggestion

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Who is responsible for the collection?

Information / Collection Specialist
Information / Collection Specialist
Subject Librarian Science
Subject Librarian Medicine

You can find them in the UMC Utrecht, Heidelberglaan 100, room G.01.5.03.

General questions

Do you have any questions about our library services? Questions about borrowing, renewing, requesting? Any complaints or remarks?

Call us at +31-(0)30-2536115 or send an email to If you have a question about borrowing, please provide your library card number.