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Woodruff Health Science Center Library

Woodruff Health Science Center Library

The Woodruff Health Sciences Center Library (WHSC Library) offers a broad range of services and resources that support medical education, biomedical research and clinical care. Comprehensive print and electronic collections of books and journals are accessible via web services and discoverE, the university online library catalog.  All major works can be found in permanent and course reserves, housed at the Information Desk. Library services include assistance with information and knowledge management, project management, use of multiple information sources for problem solving, biomedical imaging, and access to data sets.

Woodruff Health Sciences Library, 1462 Clifton Road – Atlanta, GA 30322 

  • Monday thru Thursday: 8:00 AM - Midnight (Summer Hours until 10:00 PM)
  • Friday: 8:00 AM - 7:00 PM
  • Saturday: 10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
  • Sunday: 12:00 PM - Midnight (Summer Hours until 10:00 PM)

Contact Information:

Informatics Center, School of Medicine Building, Room 329

  • Monday through Friday: 9:00 - 5:30
  • Instructional Design & Technology Informationist: 9:00 am - 5:30 pm
  • Medical Education & Technologies Informationist: 8:30 am-12:30 pm or by appointment

Contact Information

  • Informatics Center Informationist - 404.712.9936 

 Emory Hospital Branch Library, 1364 Clifton Road - Atlanta, GA 30322, Emory University Hospital, Room H-140

  • 24/7 card access
  • To have your ID programmed, take your schedule to Public Safety, room HB43

 Contact Information: 

  • EUH Branch Clinical Informationist - 404.727.3090

 Grady Branch Library, 69 Jessie Hill, Jr. Drive - Atlanta, GA 30303

  • Monday thru Friday: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Contact Information:

  • Grady Branch Desk - 404.251.8777

 To Access Resources and Services, Always start at Woodruff Health Sciences Center Library:

 To Connect to Library Resources from Any Off-Campus Location

  • Start at the library’s website
  • Identify yourself with your network ID and password when prompted
  • As an alternative, install software from

 To Research Questions & Topics, Download Literature, or Analyze Data, Start Here

  • Clinical Decision Support - Cochrane Library, DynaMed
  • Databases - PubMed, EMBASE, CINAHL, Web of Science, Ovid
  • eJournals - Searchable A-Z List of Emory’s Electronic Journals
  • e-Books - Access Medicine, MDConsult, Books@Ovid, and more
  • eTools - EndNote, QUOSA, SPSS

 To Obtain Journal Articles from Database Search Results

  • Click on the Find it@Emory button to view full-text availability and other options
  • If there is no full-text, click the discoverE -GO- button to check for print availability
  • If there is no full-text or print available, click the ILLiad -GO- button to request the article

 To Make Online Requests, Go To the Library Request Page

  • Get a print article pulled, photocopied and faxed to you
  • Get an article delivered from another institutions
  • Schedule a consultation
  • Have an Informationist complete a literature search for you
  • Register for a class

 To Contact Your Library or Service Point

 To Visit Your Library or Service Point

  • WHSC Library - 1462 Clifton Road
  • Informatics Center - School of Medicine Bldg., Room 329
  • Emory Hospital Branch Library - Emory University Hospital, Room H-140
  • Grady Branch Library - 69 Jesse Hill Jr., Drive, Glenn Bldg. 1st Floor