Ruth Lilly Medical Library
Doors are open to all visitors for study and research during library hours until 5 pm. After 5 pm, an IU School of Medicine ID allows library visitors to gain entry into the library. Building access is restricted after 5 pm. Non-IU School of Medicine researchers may use the call box by the library entrance or contact circulation desk personnel at 317-274-7182 to request entrance. The library is closed University Holidays and may have special, limited hours during holiday periods.
Personalized SupportThe Ruth Lilly Medical Library has a diverse and collaborative staff that are dedicated to the success of the IU School of Medicine’s expert physicians, researchers, and learners. Medical students can access House, College and Campus Librarian Liaisons for personized support. Similarly, IU School of Medicine physicians, researchers and staff can access a Liaison Librarian. Liaison Librarians are assigned to each IU School of Medicine department, center, institute and unit.
A Lifelong Learning Connection
All IU School of Medicine faculty, staff and students have access to the resources and services provided by the Ruth Lilly Medical Library. In addition, the majority of electronic resources from the IUPUI University Library, IU School of Dentistry Library, and the Ruth Lilly Law Library are available to IU School of Medicine faculty, staff and students due to reciprocal and collaborative licensing agreements.
Residents, fellows, graduate students, staff and faculty benefit from a wide range of library class offerings—ranging from research data management and NIH Public Access compliance to 3D printing and virtual reality.
The medical library offers research guides, document delivery and other services at all campuses for anywhere, anytime access. The Ruth Lilly Medical Library offers research guides on many topics, including how to measure scholarly impact and how to use Endnote for organizing references. Test preparation resources and specialized guides for specific departments are also available.
All School of Medicine faculty, staff and students have access to the library’s e-journal, print and electronic book collections, and database subscriptions. Library staff have the expertise to locate, secure and electronically deliver articles and books chapters. Print books may be requested and delivered to each IU School of Medicine campus.