The Health Sciences Library's goal is to anticipate, assess and meet the needs of our physicians, healthcare employees, and other staff. Mission: The Health Sciences Library (HSL) serves the entire HMH Medical Staff, hospital employees, research personnel, volunteers and the general public by providing health information and educational programs which meet their clinical, research and educational needs.
Information in this section applies to affiliated HMH physicians and hospital employees only. For information on library services to the public, please see the Community Health Library section or contact the library.
LOCATION: The Health Sciences Library (HSL) is located on the 1st floor of the Wingate Building (above the Outpatient Center Dispensary, across from the East Parking Structure.) Directions from Public Entrances
HOURS: The HSL is open to all from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Friday. Physicians, Nurses, and Allied Health have 24/7 badge access.
STAFF: Professional librarians are available to assist you during business hours (8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Friday.)
CONTACT: Call (626) 397-5161, fax (626) 397-2908, Text (SMS) (626) 344-0542 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
COLLECTIONS: Approximately 500 print titles, 134 electronic textbooks, and over 460 journal titles (both print and electronic). Document delivery and Interlibrary loan (ILL) services are available for books/articles not owned by the library.
ILL services are available to physicians, nurses and hospital staff only.
The library staff and volunteers are available to assist patrons in identifying and accessing information sources and performing searches for information. 20-Minute Rule: Haven't found what you needed after searching for 20 minutes or less? Maximize your time, call or email the library with your research request.
The library provides computer access to several web-based resources, including:
- ClinicalKey, and
- Natural Standard
For a full listing see our Databases page.
DOCUMENT DELIVERY & INTERLIBRARY LOAN:
Through this service, Huntington Hospital healthcare professionals and employees may request at no cost materials (books, journal articles, etc.) that are not available in our library.
The library staff is available to train you on its resources or present an overview of its resources. Ask for one-on-one or group training for your department!
Huntington Hospital healthcare professionals and employees may check out books from the collection. Please complete a Library Application (renew every 3 years) to check out books.
- Books - 2 weeks
- Audio/CD/Video - 1 week
- Workroom items - 1 week
- Journals - do not circulation but photocopiers are available.
- Huntington healthcare professionals
- Huntington employees
- Students on rotation
- Patients/Patient family members (while patient is at hospital)
All others 15 cents/page (students in the community 10 cents/page)
The HSL contains computers with Internet access, scanner, printer, typewriter, videocassette player, headphones.