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Medical Library

The Gwinnett Medical Center Medical Library provides an extensive collection of medical resources and a wide range of library services to our physicians, health care professionals, associates and community members.

Our collection includes both traditional resources such as books, journals, DVDs, video/audiotapes, CDs and reference materials, as well as virtual resources, including numerous user-friendly electronic databases providing links to a large collection of full-text journals and electronic books.

Hours
The Medical Library is open from 8 a.m. until 5 p.m., Monday through Friday.

Physician identification cards may also be used to access the library at any hour. Non-physician associates may call Public Safety for after-hours access.

Mission
Our mission is to provide the highest quality medical information services and resources to support excellence in patient care, clinical and management decision-making, research, community wellness and the educational needs of our customers.

Services
Circulation—Many books and audiovisual materials may be checked out for a three-week period to doctors and hospital associates.

Reference—Literature searches performed by a professional medical librarian.

Library assistance is also available in:

  • Using resources and equipment
  • Citation verification
  • Answering complex reference questions

Interlibrary loans
Journal articles and books not available in our Medical Library may be borrowed from other libraries free of charge as long as they are for clinical care.

Training—One-on-one training available on all library databases.

Notary public—Available during regular library hours.

Resources
Journals—A ten-year print collection of the leading medical, nursing and allied health journals and access to more than 10,000 electronic journals, and 250 full-text electronic medical reference books.

Books—We have a core collection of over 1,900:

  • Medical, nursing and allied health books
  • Professional and business books
  • More than 250 full-text electronic medical books
  • Computer software training manuals
  • Hospital course training books (BLS, ACLS, PALS)

We also have DVDs/video/audiotapes/CDs, newspaper and leisure magazines available.

Electronic databases
Many of GHS's online electronic databases are available for use in the library only. Our licensing agreements do not allow us to offer remote access to the public, but the public may use these resources if they come into the library.

These databases include:

  • Ovid
  • Medline
  • CINAHL
  • MDConsult
  • STAT!Ref
  • UpToDate

The Medical Library is located on the ground floor of Gwinnett Medical Center in Lawrenceville.

Support the library!
Please call 678-312-8500 today to make your donation.

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