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About Us

Our Mission

The Medical Library meets its education, research, and patient care missions by:

  • Selecting resources to support advanced research, education, and teaching.
  • Providing a professional environment in which users can study, seek and create information, or explore new knowledge sources in a comfortable and conducive setting.
  • Allowing responsible users to access the Library's collection on-site.

Our primary users

Faculty, students, staff, and resident physicians of the Southern Illinois University School of Medicine.

Users with reciprocal borrowing privileges

St. John's Hospital and Memorial Medical Center staff.
CARLI I-Share Libraries: students, faculty, and staff with current IDs.

Outreach Library

The SIU Medical Library serves as a state and regional resource through the provision of documents and selected reference and outreach services.