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AAHW Library Resources: On-Campus and Online

AAHW’s physical library is located on the AAHW campus. It contains a selection of books and periodicals related to traditional Chinese medicine and western biomedicine, as well as reference-only material that may not be removed from the library.

AAHW’s online library allows library members to search AAHW’s catalog of available titles, and to perform electronic check-outs and returns.

AAHW has also compiled a Library Resource Guide listing a number of relevant online journals and websites. Students may find these online resources useful for research purposes.

Click here to access the Library Resource Guide.

Please note that members must pick up books and magazines directly from the library and return materials directly to the library.

Becoming a Library Member:

There are two options for joining the library:

  1. Go to and choose to sign up. After you sign up, an email will be sent to you with a link. When you log into you can choose your library under the profile dropdown menu at the top right. Put in and it will send you a request for membership. The Librarian will review and accept membership. You will receive an email notification once membership is approved.
  2. You can email the Librarian at and ask to be entered into the library system. Please include first name, last name, email, and whether you are a student or faculty member. Once the librarian sets up an account for you, you will receive a link through email to join the library.

    Checking Out Library Materials:
    Once you have joined the library, you can log into Librarika by going to When you are logged in, you have the option of looking at “Account Information” or “Search Catalog.” Use the Search Catalog option to search the catalog system and check out a book. Once you find the book you are looking for, click on the book title. Toward the bottom of the page there will be a box with library location, call number, item availability, etc. In this box there is a green button enabling you to check the book out to yourself. You will see the return date on the item after you check it out – generally 3-weeks from check-out date. Limit of 10 items checked out at any time.


Returning Library Materials:

Use the “Account Information” option to return books. Under your account information you will find your “bookings” (books you have checked out). To return items to the library, go to your bookings and click on the red check-in button. (This option also gives you the option of commenting on the book.) Your checked-out item will not be considered returned until the Librarian has confirmed its return.

Reference Materials:

Textbooks, DAOM theses and other items are located in locked cabinets in the library. Several sets of Chinese-language textbooks are located in the Campus Director’s office. These items are for reference only, and are noted as such in the library catalog. You must apply to an AAHW staff member for access to these items. Please contact the Librarian to request a time to use these materials.

If you have any questions or require assistance please contact the librarian through email at