About the collection

The purpose of the University of Florida Health Science Center Libraries’ collection is to provide information for the teaching, research and patient care provided by the University of Florida’s Health Science Center programs. The collection also serves as a biomedical information resource for health professionals and citizens of the state of Florida. The Health Science Center Libraries’ collection includes print journals and books, electronic resources including databases and e-journals from Anesthesiology to Zoology, reference material, and audiovisual materials.

The HSC Libraries’ collection includes reference materials, journals, books, audiovisuals and electronic resources. As of July 2019, the Libraries’ collection totaled 292,311 volumes available for immediate access or housed in a remote storage facility. Additionally, we have 147,491 unique monograph volumes (books) in all formats and 16,491 serial titles (journals) in all formats, and our users have access to 109 databases. Total expenditure for the collection in Fiscal Year 18-19 was $3,838,046.