The Calder Medical Library welcomes all medical campus students to a new school year! 

Below is a list of resources and services that we hope will make your student experience more valuable and productive.

Library Hours

Monday-Friday: 7:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday: 10:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Holiday Hours: Please check the Calder Library website

Find Library Resources

uSearch is a one-stop tool for finding physical and digital resources available in all seven University of Miami Libraries across the three campuses.

Create an account in uSearch to:

  • Access full-text e-resources
  • Locate print or other physical resources
  • Save items to your e-shelf lists and export citations
  • Get books from other campuses delivered to Calder

You can access uSearch from Calder Library’s homepage.

The E-Book A-Z list on Calder’s website allows for quick e-book title, subject, and package browsing for healthcare related e-books.

Remote Access
Multiple databases are accessible from laptops, tablets, and smart phones. Medical Campus users have automatic access to resources while on campus and remote access through Single Sign-On Authentication (Cane ID and Password).

Mobile Apps
First create accounts for the relevant databases while on campus networks (wifi or campus computers) or while using remote access. Then download and open the App, logging in with the username and password created for the account.

Interlibrary Loan
Request articles, book chapters, and entire books for free from non-UM libraries using the Interlibrary Loan (ILL) online form.

Resource Guide for Medical Students
The Guide for Medical Students contains relevant information, including lists of books and e-books for your courses, multiple online databases, and other valuable information.

Onsite Resources
Library Access Services staff are on-site Monday to Friday, 7:30 am - 8 pm. Visit the Access Services desk to find out about printing, report remote access issues and to and get equipment for available for check out such as:

  • iPhone and Android phone chargers
  • Apple Laptop chargers
  • Earplugs
  • Study room keys
  • Webcams
  • Dry erase markers for whiteboards

Disinfectant wipes, masks, and gloves are also available from the Access Services Desk.

Biomedical Communications staff are also available on site for photography, graphics, printing and poster services.

Learn, Study & Collaborate

The Library has several small group areas, meeting rooms, and study rooms on each level, available on a first-come-first served basis. There are over 110 PC and Mac computers available throughout the building.

Research Assistance

Professional Librarians
The Learning, Research, and Clinical Information Services Librarians are available remotely from Monday to Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., to assist students. Librarians are available for virtual consults via Zoom.

Contact a professional librarian by:

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Chat: Use the Reference & Education chat window located on the Library's home page and also at the Ask A Librarian tab.

Personal Librarian Program (PLP) for Medical Students
Each Medical School Academic Society has an assigned Personal Librarian to assist with research and library-related questions during their years of medical school. View the Personal Librarian Program Guide for more information.

Leave Suggestions & Comments

Use the Patron Suggestions & Comments tab to leave anonymous comments and suggestions or to ask questions about Library services and resources.
Please do not hesitate to contact a librarian at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Special Note: The Library building is open and accessible to Miller School of Medicine, UHealth, and Jackson Health System faculty, students, residents, and postdocs via badge-swipe only until further notice.

Thank you for your understanding and patience.

See you soon at your Library!