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  • Peters Health Sciences Library

    Phone Numbers 401-444-4671
    (Fax: 401-444-8260)

    Hours Open:
    24-hour badge access,
    7 days a week

    8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
    (Monday - Friday)
    Closed Holidays


    Aldrich Building, Rhode Island Hospital (main campus)

    Library open to Lifespan employees
    Brown faculty, residents and medical students
    General Public (call for entrance during staffed hours)

    Collections A health sciences collection in print and electronic format of reference books and journals in clinical medicine, nursing, and research. Research databases include PubMed, ClinicalKey, Cochrane Library, Nursing Reference Center, Natural Standard, Ovid Medline, Ovid Healthstar, CINAHL, PsycINFO, and Access Medicine.


    Electronic books and journals; expert literature searches; fast article delivery; database instruction; cell phone charging station; quiet work spaces; computer work stations; departmental book ordering; and borrowing from hospital and academic libraries across Rhode Island. 

    For information about borrowing and lending with other libraries, please refer to our Interlibrary Loan Policy.

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