H.M. Fishbon Memorial Library

Information Services for Staff

The Library supports the education and research needs of the UCSF Medical Center clinical nurses and non-academic personnel. Special content and services are also available for patients and families. Contact the Library at fishbon@ucsf.edu or (415) 885-7378 for assistance.

Research and Reference Services

  • Literature searches
  • Help with systematic reviews
  • Private or group tutorials in any database
  • Endnote, RefWorks support


The Fishbon Library offers workshops in database searching and citation management. Customized workshops for groups or individuals available on request.

Upcoming dates for Finding Evidence: How to search the literature in support of Evidence-Based Nursing Practice

  • October 18, 2018
  • November 7, 2018
  • December 12, 2018

Check availability and register on INEx Connect.

Interlibrary Services

Get journal articles, chapters, books - fast and free (mostly). Our Interlibrary Loan Service:

  • Has access to thousands of libraries
  • Specializes in really fast delivery
  • No forms necessary
  • Submit your requests via phone or email
  • Along with your request, be sure to include:
    • your contact information
    • deadline (e.g., ASAP, next week)
    • delivery preference (PDF, hard copy)

Interlibrary Services are for UCSF Medical Center nursing and non-academic staff.

UCSF Institute for Nursing Excellence

The Fishbon Library is a part of the UCSF Institute for Nursing Excellence: dedicated to sustained skill-acquisition, life-long learning and clinical inquiry that promotes excellence in family care.