Health Sciences Library Services

The Donald C. Harrison Health Sciences Library (HSL) and UC Libraries provide services in addition to journals, books, databases and research guides.  These services include:

  • Monthly classes in the HSL Troup Learning Space – register to attend a variety of classes from REDCap, to Literature Searching, to presentation software like Prezi or Emaze, to citation management systems RefWorks and EndNote.
  • Informatics Lab – reserve this collaborative hands-on learning space where you can work with software like SPSS, SAS, R, Matlab, Satscan, Python, Photoshop and more. Get assistance with statistical work or meet with a Writing Center tutor.
  • Winkler Center Lucas Board Room – reserve this space for meetings or events
  • HSL Computer Lab – use the computers available or your own laptops/devices, get assistance with setting up secure wireless, email and more.
  • Poster Printing – located in the HSL and available to all Academic Health Center students.
  • Data Management Planning – information about DMP. Contact us for assistance with managing research data, preparing a data management plan for a grant submission and more.
  • Scholar@UC – a digital repository that enables the UC community to share research and scholarly work with a worldwide audience.

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HSL Informatics Lab: SAS, SPSS, R, or Python Help

A Collaborative Space for Innovation at the Health Sciences Library

 Looking for help with SAS, SPSS, R, or Python?

Check out the Informatics Lab at the HSL!

The Informatics Lab is a new space in the Health Sciences Library designed for innovative and collaborative hands-on learning experiences and discussions.

We now offer a tutor to assist students, faculty, and staff who wish to learn to use the statistical analysis tools, SAS, SPSS, Python & R.

To schedule a tutoring session in the Informatics Lab or for any questions, contact Appointments are available

Monday – Friday based on the tutor’s availability.

General Information

The Informatics Lab is open for reservations from 9AM – 5PM and provides students and faculty at the Academic Health Center with software programs and equipment not available in the normal computer lab.

Reserve the Informatics Lab now!

To view policies and guidelines visit the Informatics Lab website.

Contact us at with questions or software requests.

Free Writing Assistance Every Wednesday in October in the HSL Informatics Lab

Writing assistance in the HSL Informatics Lab has been extended for another month!  Visit the Donald C. Harrison Health Sciences Library any Wednesday in October and sign up for a same-day appointment with a writing tutor. Receive free writing assistance on all documents, including: personal statements, grant applications, reports and articles.

The writing tutor is available from 12:45 pm-5:45 pm on October 5th, 12th, 19th, and 26th in the Health Sciences Library’s Informatics Lab located on the E level. Visit the library to sign up for a same-day appointment with the writing tutor, then come back to the library at your scheduled time.

The service is open to all. For more information, contact Joseph Cunningham of the Academic Writing Center at

Writing Support in the HSL Informatics Lab – Every Wednesday PM in September

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Writing support in HSL Informatics Lab

Writing Support in the Health Sciences Informatics Lab! 

Drop in to receive free writing assistance on all documents including:

  • personal statements
  • grant applications
  • reports
  • articles

A Writing Center tutor will be available in the Informatics Lab from 12:45 pm to 5:45 pm every Wednesday in September on these dates:

  • September 7th
  • September 14th
  • September 21st
  • September 28th

This service is open to all.  For more information, contact Dr. Joseph Cunningham of the Academic Writing Center at