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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

The University of Pennsylvania Libraries provides access to information across many subject areas including business, health sciences, and engineering. Penn Libraries have many libraries, including:

  • The Lippincott Library, which houses the business collection, is located on the 2nd floor of the Van Pelt-Dietrich Library Center.
  • The Biomedical Library, which houses the medical and nursing collection, is located inside Johnson Pavilion.

On the Penn Libraries website, there are 4 search tools:

  • PennText Article Finder - a tool that searches for known items (items for which you already have partial or complete citation information)
  • Franklin - our collection, which includes both the Catalog and Articles+
    • Catalog = Includes books, ebooks, journal issues, and multimedia
    • Articles+ = Articles from scholarly journals, newspapers, magazines, and other periodicals as well as chapters from books and ebooks
  • Proxy Bookmark - a browser bookmark that provides you access to articles off-campus.
  • Lean Library Access - a NEW browser extension that provides you access to library resources off-campus.

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 who live 75 miles or more away from campus 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

Physically located in the heart of Penn's medical campus, and minutes away from the Schools of Nursing and Medicine, biomedical research facilities, the U. of Pennsylvania Hospital and Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, the Biomedical Library offers study space and access to licensed software 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. 

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