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Bastyr University Library

Welcome to the updated Bastyr University Library Website. This site serves both campuses!

Library Hours BUK:
Monday - Thursday: 9am - 5pm
Friday: 9am - 4pm

Saturday & Sunday: CLOSED

Library Hours BUSD:
Monday-Friday: 8am - 4pm
Saturday & Sunday: CLOSED

May 29th, Memorial Day:  CLOSED

Book Pickup Locations and Hours: click here for details 
Kenmore: Library, hours as listed above
San Diego: Building A (Room Behind Front Desk), campus hours

Interim Break Hours for Kenmore & BUSD:

June 26th – June 30th:  9:00am - 3:00pm

July 3rd – July 7th:  The Libraries will be CLOSED

Saturdays & Sundays: CLOSED

All online Library resources will still be available.


Book an appointment with our librarians:

Search for books, DVDs, Historical Collection, Course Reserves and now... eBooks!  Click here for a quick guide to using EBSCO eBooks

Library Catalog Home Page

Kenmore and BUSD libraries are back to in-person and online services.

The "Hold" feature in the catalog may be used to request items for pick-up: Instructions for placing holds for pick up

Request physical materials by 9am for same-day pick-up; please wait for email confirmation that the hold has been processed as unforeseen delays can happen. Note that holds can't be placed on 2-hour reserves.

Book Pick-up:  BUSD: 9am - 5pm, black shelf next to front desk, building A  |  BUK:  in the library during open hours.

Book Returns:  Building A at BUSD    |  Outside reception at BUK

*Note:  this search allows you to find eBooks that are included in our databases; to search the new library eBooks please search catalog directly!

Search for eBook Titles


Access Medicine ebook Collection     |  Clinical Key ebook Collection 

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News | Resources | Announcements

Symposium 2023 - DEADLINE EXTENSION!

The Bastyr University Research Institute (BURI), Bastyr University Library, and the Center for Student Research are inviting submissions for poster presentation proposals due  May 8th EXTENDED TO MAY 15th. Self-enroll in RS2023 (Canvas) for guidelines and instructions. 

NPLEX Preparation Resources

This guides highlights the print and online NPLEX resources that are available through the BU library.  Good luck with the prep everyone!

Tim Wise

White Like Me: Race, Racism & White Privilege in America

New streaming video.

Anti-racist educator and author Tim Wise, explores race and racism in the US through the lens of whiteness and white privilege.


Psychedelia: The History and Science of Mystical Experience

Check out the new documentary Psychedelia in the Library Streaming Videos.  The film discusses the history of psychedelic drugs and their ability to produce mystical experiences.

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Capstone and Thesis Research Guide

If you're writing a capstone, thesis or masters project, see the newly created guide. Extensive information from how to get started to the final step of submitting your work. Questions? Contact the library,


CA Campus Address: Library Bastyr University 4106 Sorrento Valley Blvd. San Diego, CA 92121 Phone:(858) 246-9714 | Email: | Text:(425) 947-2486

WA Campus AddressLibrary Bastyr University 14500 Juanita Dr NE Kenmore, WA 98028 |  Phone:(425) 602-3020 | | Text:(425) 947-2486 | Chat: Chat with a Librarian

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