UCSF Health | Fishbon Library

Information Services for Staff

The Library supports the education and research needs of the UCSF Health clinical nurses and non-academic personnel.

Research and Reference Services

  • Literature searches
  • Help with systematic reviews
  • Private or group tutorials in any database
  • Endnote, RefWorks support


The Fishbon Library offers workshops in database searching and citation management. Customized workshops for groups or individuals available on request.

Upcoming classes:

Finding Evidence (Part 1): How to search the literature in support of Evidence-Based Nursing Practice

Finding Evidence (Part 2): How to evaluate the literature to support potential implementation and practice change

Check availability and register on INEx Connect. If you are not a nurse, please email fishbon@ucsf.edu to register.

Nursing Performance Improvement Evidence-Based Literature Collections

Current literature from PubMed on nursing quality indicators CAUTI, CLABSI, HAPI, Falls and VAP. Updated and new citations added weekly.

Interlibrary Services

Get journal articles fast and free (mostly). Our Interlibrary Loan Service:

  • Has access to thousands of libraries
  • Specializes in really fast delivery
  • Submit your requests via the INEx Portal

Interlibrary Services are for UCSF Health nursing and non-academic staff.

UCSF Institute for Nursing Excellence

The Fishbon Library is a part of the UCSF Institute for Nursing Excellence: dedicated to sustained skill-acquisition, life-long learning and clinical inquiry that promotes excellence in family care.