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

We have many resources and services that will make your student experience more valuable and productive.

Library Hours

Monday-Friday: 7:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday: 8:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Holiday Hours: Please check the Calder Library website

Learn, Study & Collaborate

The Library has several small group areas, meeting rooms, and study rooms on each level which are available on a first-come-first served basis. There are over 100 PC and Mac computers available throughout the building.


Onsite Resources

Library Access Services staff are on-site Monday to Friday, 7:30 am - 8 pm. Visit the Access Services desk to learn about printing, report remote access issues, and to check out equipment, including:

  • Phone chargers
  • Apple Laptop chargers
  • Earplugs
  • Study room keys
  • Webcams
  • Dry erase markers for whiteboards

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


Finding Library Resources Online

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
  • Order books from other campuses for delivery 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 selected healthcare related e-books.

Remote Access
Access multiple databases from your various devices. 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
Create accounts for relevant databases while on campus networks (wifi or campus computers) or while using remote access. Then download and open the App, using the username and password created for the account.

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.

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

Frequently Asked Questions 

Patrons can browse our Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) page located on the Calder Library website for answers to common questions about different services and resources available at the library. 


Research Assistance

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

Contact a professional librarian by:

Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Chat: Use the Ask A Librarian button at the top on the Library's home page or the chat button on the website.

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.


See you at Calder Library!