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Attention users who have migrated to the DHA network and are having trouble accessing the library's resources, please call 29877 to report the issue. The library is working with DHA to remedy the access issues. 

Resource of the Month provides you with the targeted diagnostic information that you need in less than 30 seconds. Evidence-based and regularly updated, all information is written and approved by a range of healthcare professionals. Complete with procedural videos, patient handouts, extensive evidence-based disease, condition and drug information, it is the fast and effective consulting reference.


Access quickly:

Thousands of diseases and conditions

Over 180 evidence based diagnostic and treatment algorithms

More than 200 procedure and physical therapy videos

Thousands of images covering key subject areas, including radiology and dermatology

Drug information including interaction tools and calculators


You can earn CME/CE credits while you search and you also  have the ability to personalize patient handout  materials.  You need to self-register for a free personal account to be able to use these features.


United Through Reading




United Through Reading (UTR) is a program where service members can record themselves reading books to a child in their life. The library at Naval Medical Center San Diego (NMCSD) now offers a space for UTR recordings.



  • Enjoy a private room to record your stories with a provided laptop and software.
  • Create a DVD or download a file that you can pass on to your loved ones.
  • UTR has provided an assortment of books in English and Spanish for you to choose from.
  • The library has a large collection of other books you can use or bring a family favorite from your own collection.

The library is here to help you create a cherished memory. Contact us to set up an appointment:

Call 619-532-7950 or email

Library Classes & Consultations that Fit Your Schedule!

Do you want to learn more about a particular library resource, how to conduct a thorough literature search in research databases, or pick up some helpful tips on how to manage your citations?

Contact the Library at or call us at 619-532-7954 to schedule a class or a consultation that fits your schedule. 

To reserve the Library Conference Room, please email 

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Register for EZ Remote Access Account

To register for an EZ Remote Access Account you must be NMCSD staff. Please click on the library email and provide the information requested or fill out the application below and email it to the library. 

Contact Us


Call: 619-532-7950

Fax: 619-532-9293

Follow us @nmcsdlibrary

Library Hours:

Monday-Friday: 7:30am - 3pm
Saturday & Sunday: Closed

Closed Federal Holidays

After Hours Access

NMCSD staff with hospital badges (vice CACs) are allowed after-hours access to the Library for mission-related purposes by request to the Officer of the Day.

NMCSD staff who regularly need after-hours entry may apply in the Library for a keyless access card.


Disclaimer: The appearance of external hyperlinks does not constitute endorsement by the United States Department of Defense of the linked web sites, or the information, products, or services contained therein. For other than authorized activities such as military exchanges and Morale, Welfare and Recreation (MWR) sites,the United States Department of Defense does not exercise any editorial control over the information you may find at these locations. All links are provided consistent with the mission of the NMCSD Library Services.