UCSF Health | Fishbon Library
The Fishbon Library is closing and all services discontinued, effective October 10, 2020. Please direct all inquiries to the UCSF Institute for Nursing Excellence at ucsf.inex@ucsf.edu.
Mount Zion
Providing information resources in support of excellence in clinical inquiry and family care

The Fishbon Library has served the information needs of clinicians and allied health professionals at Mount Zion for more than 80 years. As a part of the Institute for Nursing Excellence within the UCSF Health Department of Nursing, the Library seeks to promote excellence in patient and family centered care by supporting the education and research needs of nurses and non-academic staff, and to connect patients and families with trusted health information.

COVID-19 Research

Links to selected literature reources, databases and websites


Online access to BLS, ACLS, PALS AND NRP manuals through the Campus Library is now available. Access below:

Quick Links

NPI Literature Collections

Weekly updates from PubMed on nursing quality indicators.

Ask Us

Have a question? Clinical staff may request a consultation, literature search, help finding articles and more. Submit your request through the INEx-Portal.

Patients and families may request help by emailing the Patient Librarian at patientlibrarian@ucsf.edu.

Electronic Resources

Search the UCSF Library catalog for electronic books and online journals. Learn more about Ebook resources at UCSF.

Selected Fishbon Library Ebooks:


Patients and Families

The Fishbon Library connects patients and families with trusted health information.
Browse our librarian-selected, freely available health information resources.

Contact the Library

Fishbon Library
Room A116
1600 Divisadero Street
San Francisco, CA 94115

Phone: (415) 885-7378

Email: fishbon@ucsf.edu

Online at the INEx Portal

Joanna Briggs Institute

Joanna Briggs Collaboration

The Fishbon Library is part of the UCSF Centre for Evidence Synthesis & Implementation, a Joanna Briggs Institute Centre of Excellence.

Off-campus access to resources

For more information on accessing fulltext resources, visit the UCSF Campus Library website.