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Bastyr University Library

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

Library Fall Quarter Hours BUK:
Monday - Thursday: 9am - 5pm                   Friday: 9am - 4pm
Saturday & Sunday: CLOSED

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

Nov. 23rd & 24th, Thanksgiving Holiday:  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:

Sept. 2nd - Sept. 20th:  9:00am - 3:00pm
Labor Day, Monday, Sept. 4th:  CLOSED
Saturdays & Sundays: CLOSED
All online Library resources will still be available.


Book an appointment with a librarian:

ALERT: We are currently experiencing access issues to Library resources.  IT has been notified, we apologize for the inconvenience and hope to be back online soon. On campus access is currently working IN KENMORE ONLY. If you need a journal article, please fill out this request form: 

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

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!

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Access Medicine ebook Collection     |  Clinical Key ebook Collection 

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News | Resources | Announcements

Welcome New Students, Faculty and Staff!

Happy start of Fall Quarter! We are so excited to see students, faculty, and staff both new and returning. Remember that the library is always here for you, whether it's for research, book recommendations, a cozy study space, or something more!

Check out our FAQs for some commonly asked questions, and visit our How To guides to learn more about using the library, writing and citing, and content specific to your classes.

Keep calm and learn on!

Mrs. Medicine: Doctors’ Wives and the Making of Modern American Healthcare

Don't miss the 7th Annual Michael E. DeBakey Lecture in the History of Medicine, presented by the National Library of Medicine (NLM)! This year's speaker is Kelly O'Donnell, PhD, and will be livestreamed Thursday, Sept. 21st at 2pm ET, and will later be available on the NLM YouTube channel.

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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