Monday – Friday | 8:00am – 5:00pm
The Medical Library is open to approved staff members during normal hours
for in-house use of materials.
Twenty-four-hour access is provided to medical staff, residents and medical students.
The Medical Library’s patrons consist of Boca Raton Regional Hospital
medical staff and Florida Atlantic University faculty, residents and medical
students. We strive to provide our patrons with timely information in
support of patient care, education, quality management and research.
The Medical Library provides interlibrary loans, access to computer stations
and librarian-mediated database searches.
There are over 100 scientific and biomedical books available in the Medical
Library, shelved according to the National Library of Medicine classification
system. These books are non-circulating.
The Medical Library currently subscribes to more than 30 hardcover journals
and over 50 full-text titles. Journal titles are reviewed annually to
ensure symmetry with the evolving needs of the Library and Hospital.
Books, journal articles, government publications and other items not owned
by the Medical Library may be borrowed or photocopied from other libraries.
Interlibrary loans (ILL) may be requested in person, email or
to request online. There is no charge for ILLs and requests generally
take from a day to a week to complete.
Pulling and Copying
Our staff members will pull and copy requested articles from MEDLINE®
searches or from a reading/reference list.
The Medical Library currently has 10 computer workstations and a printer.
These workstations are designed to provide access to the Internet, Boca
Raton Regional Hospital’s Intranet and other Hospital resources.
Instructions, Orientation and Mediated Database Searches
Instruction, orientation and mediated searching are available to Hospital
medical staff, as well as FAU residents and medical students. The librarian
can assist users with PubMed and other biomedical databases. Physicians
may request a password for online privileges to Ovid and EBSCO DynaMed™