Marianjoy Library

Library Collection

The entire library collection including journals and audiovisuals is available on the Online Catalog and can be accessed throughout the network from the desktops or remotely 24 hours a day, seven days a week

Audiovisual Collection

The Audiovisual collection includes audiocassettes, video recordings, CDs, and DVDs; most of these items can be checked out by the Marianjoy employees for 1 week. However, some of these items are non-circulating and may be used in the Library only.

General Collection

The General Collection includes print and non-print materials; books from the general collection can be checked out for 2 weeks and audiovisuals for 1 week. Renewals are permitted unless otherwise stated. Materials which have been requested by another user may not be renewed. Availability status appears in the Library catalog and is clearly marked on each item. Materials in the Marianjoy Medical Library are cataloged using the MeSH (Medical subject headings) and are arranged by National Library of Medicine call numbers.

Marianjoy Authors

The library maintains a collection of articles, book chapters, and books written by Marianjoy Authors. To view the entire listing of publications by Marianjoy physicians, residents, and associates, use the library Online Catalog . More>>

New Books

The New Book Area is a browsing collection of new books; these items are available for check-out.

Patient Education

Patient education resources are available in the library, and a database of websites is accessible on the library website under Patient Education. These websites are selected by the library staff. Library services are provided to all patients and their families. However, library materials may be checked out by patients only through the Marianjoy staff.

Periodicals Collection

The entire online periodical collection is availble through the library Web site. Please note that most of these e-journals are restricted to Marianjoy physicians, residents, and associates. User Name and Password may be required to access some full-text electronic journals. The print collection is available in the library.  To view our entire listing of journals, go to Journal List.

Reference Collection

Textbooks, dictionaries, directories and other reference works are useful in answering short questions or providing an overview of a subject as a starting point for further research. Reference works must be used in the Library.

Resident Collection

The Resident Collection houses special materials for residents to use for their daily rotations, Journal Club, Grand Rounds and Board exams. SAER Study Guides and other resources are also available in the Resident Collection.


For specific policies, please call us at (630) 909-7090 or e-mail the Library Staff

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