Affiliated Hospital Libraries


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Veterans Administration Medical Center
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Rhode Island Hospital
Women and Infants Hospital

Library Services: Veterans Administration Medical Center

Veterans Administration Medical Center
830 Chalkstone Ave.
Providence, RI 02908

Librarians:
Cheryl Banick
Chief, Library Services

Phone: 457-3001

Fax:457-3097

Directions to the VA Med Center
The Library is on the second floor, Room 243

Hours: Mon-Fri 8:00am-4:30pm

Library Open To:

Open to the public during regular hours. After hours, Police will admit those students or residents on rotation, or staff working at the VA hospital.

Online Catalog?
HELIN
VALPAC from the VA Intranet, found under Clinical Toolbox, Library Section.
Borrowing Privileges:
Available to students or residents on rotation, or staff working at the VA Hospital.
Loan Period for Print Materials:
Books: 4 weeks
Current Journals: Non-circulating
Older Journals: 2 weeks
Interlibrary Loan Privileges:
Available to students or residents on rotation, or staff working at the VA Hospital when related to work and is a free service to requestors.
Online Books and Journals?
Behavioral Science Collection
Clinical Resources,
Health Business
Healthcare Resources Online
MD Consult
Mosby's Nursing Consult
New England Journal of Medicine
ProQuest Online Journals -Medicine, Nursing, Allied Health and Psychology.
StatRef! Online Books - VA top 25.
Databases to search?
ACP Pier
Behavioral Science Collection
CINAHL
Cochrane Collection
Health Business
IMPROVE - EBM resources MD Consult
MedlinePlus
Micromedex
Mosby's Nursing Consult
NCBI Databases
PsycInfo
PubMed
UpToDate Online
Off-site Access?
Online resources are available throughout the hospital through VA VISN 1, but not off site.
ACP Pier is available off-site with codes obtainable from the librarian.
The HELIN Library Catalog is publicly available.