Purpose of Collection:

Sitting at the cross-section of medicine, biological science, and engineering, biomedical engineers design the advances in equipment, devices, computer systems, and/or software used to improve human health. Biomedical engineers are the professionals behind improving prosthetic limbs, medicine delivery technology, tissue and stem cell research, biomedical signal processing, and a wide range of other technologies that improve human health.

For concrete examples of our collections in action, please visit our Biomedical Engineering subject guide.

Academic Departments & Programs Supported:

Themes/Subject Coverage

  • Biofluids
  • Bioinformatics, Computational Biology and Systems Biology
  • Biomechanics and Robotics
  • Biomechatronics
  • Bio-inspired Systems and Biomimetrics
  • Biomedical Instrumentation, Sensors and Measurement
  • Biomedical Signal Processing
  • Biomedical Imaging and Image Processing
  • BioMEMS
  • Clinical Engineering, Therapeutic & Diagnostic Systems, Healthcare Devices and Technologies
  • Molecular, Cellular and Tissue Engineering
  • Healthcare Information Systems, Telemedicine, Wearable Systems
  • Information Technology- applications and technologies related to biomedicine
  • Micro and Nanotechnology
  • Neural and Rehabilitation Engineering, Assistive Devices
  • Orthopaedic Biomechanics, Bone and Joint Mechanics
  • Tissue Mechanics and Biomaterials

Selection Guidelines






English is the primary language of the collection. Works published in other languages are purchased very selectively at the specific request of faculty

Material Types

Collected: journals and government documents; in print and online. Collected Selectively: conference proceedings, textbooks, translations, biographies,


Popular press items, audiovisual material, working papers, pamphlets

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