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About Williams Library

Williams Heath Sciences Library is now focused exclusively on services, as there is no physical location.

Need help?

Contact Ask A Librarian for assistance:

  • Send a Question: Ask any non-emergency healthcare question. Answers provided via email during business hours.
  • Chat: Engage in real-time chat with library staff during business hours. Ideal for those quick inquiries!
  • Request a Literature Search: Get assistance finding resources you need for your research, educational needs, and clinical questions. Answer provided via email within 10 business days.
  • Meet with a Librarian: Get one-on-one assistance via Zoom from one of our librarians during business hours.

Do you need access to print collections from other UR Libraries?  Contact the Answer Desk staff at

Do you need assistance with Interlibrary Loan (ILLiad)?  Contact Miner Library staff at

Are you experiencing difficulties accessing the library’s online resources? Contact the Miner Library Answer Desk at (585) 275-3361.