Norman Browning Medical Library

Kathy Herold, Coordinator
Location:  3rd Floor
Hours:  8 AM - 4 PM
Phone:  419-996-5842
Fax:  419-996-5166
Email:  kaherold@mercy.com

As a knowledge sharing culture, the Medical Center Library participates in the investigation of new services, departments and technology as developed and established by use of peer and case-reviewed literature. 

The Medical Library is a focal point for clinical information and health promotion. The Medical Library contributes information for continuum of care and implementation of pathways as detailed in St. Rita's Strategic Plan. 

STRATEGIC PRINCIPLES AND STRATEGIES

  • To fulfill the Strategic Plan of the Medical Center and the Library by promoting our Institution as a knowledge sharing culture
  • New services, departments and technology are investigated, developed and established by use of peer and case-reviewed literature
  • The Library contributes information for continuum of care and implementation of pathways as detailed in the Strategic Plan
  • The Medical Library is a focal point for clincal information and health promotion

TYPES OF DATA AVAILABLE

Medical Journals - Print and Online

  • Databases
  • DynaMed - Evidence-based point-of-care clinical information
  • UpToDate – Current clinical information
  • PubMed.gov - NIH free digital archives of biomedical and
  • life sciences journal literature
  • National Library of Medicine
  • The Cochrane Library - Electronic publication that prepares, maintains and disseminates systematic, current reviews

Networks - Information Sharing Resources

  • Catholic Healthcare Partners
  • Northwest Ohio Hospital & Health Science Libraries
  • Midwest Chapter/Medical Library Association
  • Raymon H. Mulford Library
  • Regional Library at The University of Toledo
  • Ohio Northern University – Heterick Library
  • OhioLink online

Medical Textbooks

**Clinical information support will be provided to Physician, Clinicians, Nurses, Allied Health Professional, Students, Administrative Staff, Hospital Departments / Clinics, and Interlibrary Loan Networks The Medical Library provides information to health care professionals. The Medical Library Coordinator is available Monday - Friday 8 am - 4 pm. Please contact Kathy Herold at 419-996-5842 or Fax 419-996-5166 or Email: kaherold@mercy.com 

The Library is open to physicians and medical students 24 hours a day. Nursing and allied health personnel requiring access outside business hours must contact the Campus Police at 419-226-9378.