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Master of Health Care Innovation Library Resources: Home

Selected subscription and non-subscription resources recommended for students enrolled in the MHCI program.

Accessing the Penn Libraries' Collections

NOTE: As of the beginning of the Fall 2020  Semester, all Penn Libraries are closed to students, faculty, and the public in alignment with University of Pennsylvania policies around COVID-19 mitigation. All library services are being delivered online, and access to the library's physical collections is limited. Updated policies and announcements are available on our phased library services FAQ at this link:

The University of Pennsylvania Libraries provides access to information across many subject areas including business, health sciences, and engineering. Homepage for subject- and discipline-specific collections include links to key literature databases and other information resources:

Resources available in the library collection are accessible by searching for a resource name or keyword from the Penn Libraries homepage. For help accessing resources remotely, see the Using Electronic Resources Guide.

There may be articles and book chapters that Penn Libraries does have full-text access to online. Please use this request form to obtain a PDF copy of these articles and book chapters.

Penn Libraries offers a "Books by Mail" service to grad students within the US and Canada. This service only includes books within the Penn Libraries' circulating collection.

Need help with Canvas? Visit the Canvas Information website.

The Biomedical Library

NOTE: the Biomedical Library is scheduled for renovation beginning in the late Fall of 2020. The library is currently closed in alignment with the Penn Libraries and University of Pennsylvania's policies regarding COVID-19, but the Biomedical Library is likely to remain physically closed until Summer 2021 or later. 

The Biomedical Library offers access to licensed software and research management tools, as well as being the gatekeeper to thousands of subscription journal titles in medicine, health policy, nursing, and related fields.

  • PubMed (custom link for proxy access to subscription resources)
  • HealthStar (MEDLINE-indexed articles on healthcare delivery, technology, and administration)
  • BCC Research (Market research reports in biotech, pharma, and healthcare)
  • Embase (includes strong coverage of conference proceedings and other material not available in PubMed)
  • GlobalData (Market analysis and business intelligence on the medical device and equipment industries)
  • PsycINFO (Psychology database from the American Psychological Association)
  • HeinOnline (Full text legal research collection, including patent law and intellectual property topics)

The Biomedical Library websites also collect links to high-value publicly available data sources from federal agencies and NGOs, including:

Biomedical Library staff can also advise on citation management software and online tools such as EndNote and RefWorks, assist with systematic review projects, and connect you with other specialists in the Penn Libraries for advice on statistical software, data harvesting and interpretation, NIH submission and publication, and other resources.

The Lippincott Library of the Wharton School

Lippincott Library is Penn's business research library, serving Wharton and the University of Pennsylvania community, providing a broad range of resources, including access to data, journals, news, analyst reports and market research. Use our Business FAQ to explore frequently asked questions. 

Richard James- Nursing Liaison Librarian

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Richard James

Community Health & Engineering Librarian

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Aman Kaur
University of Pennsylvania Libraries
Biomedical Library
Johnson Pavilion
3610 Hamilton Walk
Philadelphia, PA 19104

Business Research Librarian

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Marcella Barnhart
Lippincott Library
Van Pelt/Dietrich Library Center
3420 Walnut Street
2nd floor, room 256
Philadelphia, PA 19104