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Health Science Library

Allegheny General Hospital Health Sciences Library 

The Health Sciences Library is conveniently located on the first floor of the Snyder Pavilion and serves Allegheny General Hospital physicians, staff and students through a variety of resources and services. Library holdings emphasize clinical medicine, biomedical research and basic sciences, nursing, health administration and medical education. Information services include expert literature searching and consulting in the availability and use of information resources. Document delivery services including both photocopy and interlibrary loan services are also available. Library staff provides library orientations and educational sessions for individuals and groups.

The Learning Resources Center in the library provides access to productivity software such as word processing, spreadsheet, and presentation packages. Bibliographic databases, including MEDLINE, Cumulative Index to Nursing and Allied Health Literature, HealthStar, AIDSLINE, CancerLit, and the Evidence Based Medicine collection are presented with an interface designed for health professionals. Additional resources include StatRef, Harrison’s Online and access to the Internet. These resources are available to any PC on the hospital network including those in clinical areas and offices.

The Health Sciences Library is open and staffed Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Authorized staff may gain access to the library after hours with an access card.

Health Sciences Library Vital Statistics

  • 720 Current Journal Subscriptions
  • 8,000 Books
  • 2,200 Videotapes
  • 59 Staffed Hours Per Week
  • 2 Photocopiers
  • 2 printers
  • 21 Computers for Client Use
  • Audiovisual Equipment for In-Library Viewing

Temple University School of Medicine Health Sciences Library

Fellows will be provided with on-line access to the Temple University Health Sciences Library and will be granted privileges to utilize the services provided. Upon joining the fellowship, fellows will complete an application to obtain an on-line account. Instructions from the School will be provided to fellows once the accounts have been created.

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