About the MRC

About the MRC

The Medical Resource Center provides curriculum support for Medical, MEDPREP, and Physician Assistant students. The collection includes print, electronic, and audiovisual resources in basic and clinical sciences to meet the information needs of these programs.

MRC Services

Card Applications

To apply for an MRC circulation card, please download and complete the application form from the link below and return it to an MRC staff member, either in person or by email.

MRC Circulation Card Application 

Book Renewal

You may renew your items in person, by email, or by phone:

  • Email - mrc@siumed.edu
  • Phone - 618-453-1516
  • In-person - Please provide your library card. 
Circulation Periods
  • Books, Audiovisuals, CDs, DVDs, Microscopes, Slides, and Models - 14 days
  • Reserves - 2 hours
Research & Resource Help
  • The MRC offers one-on-one and small group instructional sessions for students who would like to learn more about research processes or about using the MRC's physical and electronic resources.
  • Email us with your name and a brief summary of your instructional needs to schedule a session. 


MRC Closures (2023/2024)

The MRC circulation services will be closed on the following days:

  • Memorial Day: May 29, 2023
  • Independence Day: Jul 4, 2023
  • Labor Day: Sep 4, 2023
  • Thanksgiving Break: Nov 23-24, 2023
  • Winter Break: Dec 23-29, 2023 
  • New Year's Day: Jan 1, 2024
  • Martin Luther King Jr. Day: Jan 15, 2024
  • Spring Break: Mar 11-15, 2024
  • Memorial Day: May 27, 2024
  • Juneteenth: Jun 19, 2024