The Health Sciences Library

The Health Sciences Library at UPMC St. Margaret serves physicians, nurses, allied health professionals and all hospital employees. The UPMC St. Margaret Family Practice Residency Program, UPMC St. Margaret Schools of Nursing, Medical Education, and Nursing Education, departments are key supporters of the library.

Patients, family members, and members of the community are also welcome to use the library resources and services, during scheduled business hours. We provide health and disease specific research, internet, and email access and recreational reading materials.

HSLS Online Access
The Health Sciences Library System (HSLS) of the University of Pittsburgh provides electronic access to valuable health information resources and expands services offered by UPMC St. Margaret. Registered users of the HSLS Online can gain remote access to electronic resources from offsite and wireless computers.

Visit HSLS online at​

To sign up for remote access, see instructions at A UPMC email account is required for remote access. Users must register via the website.

Contact Us

UPMC St. Margaret
815 Freeport Road
Pittsburgh, PA 15215


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