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Design for Health: Home

Library resources to assist students in the Design for Health (MDes) Program at OCAD University.


Welcome to the Design for Health Libguide! Here you will find a number of library resources that can assist you with your research in the Design for Health Program.

  • Health Studies: These resources contain information on the history of health and current experiences of the healthcare system.
  • Designing for Health: In this tab, you'll find books on the overall topic of designing for health, as well as resources on designing healthcare facilities, design strategies, and designing systems.
  • Journals and Databases: A collection of online sources containing health-related topics, including the library's recently acquired Morgan & Claypool Ebooks - Biomedical Engineering Collection.
  • Research Methods: Information on research methods and strategies, with a focus on design and healthcare research projects.

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For more assistance, visit the Dorothy H Hoover Library at 113 McCaul Street, call us at 416-977-6000 Ext. 334, or email us at

Research Methods

Health Studies

Journals and Databases

Designing for Health