Alumni Medical Library, Boston University
72 East Concord Street, L-12 Boston 02118 United States
Library and Archives
The Alumni Medical Library serves the Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine, Chobanian & Avedisian School of Medicine, Graduate Medical Sciences, and School of Public Health. The library occupies 30,000 square feet on the 11th, 12th, and 13th floors of the Boston University Medical Campus (BUMC) Instructional Building (L).
Reference Services, located on L-12, is staffed by Master of Library and Information Science (MLS) or equivalent degree prepared librarians, available Monday through Friday, from 9 am to 5 pm. Reference and research assistance are available on a drop-in basis, by appointment, or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org. Access Services staff provide circulation services, including access to course reserves, interlibrary loan articles and books, and 3D anatomical models.
Students, faculty, and staff may access licensed online resources 24/7 on or off campus via the library website, using their BU login name and password authentication. Alumni Medical Library collections may be accessed through the BU Library Search Tool, the BU Libraries’ 500+ databases, and the Alumni Medical Library’s 50+ online quality-filtered subject guides. Collections consist of 21,000+ books in the circulating and course reserves stacks; 29,000+ volumes of bound print journals in BUMC storage; 5,900+ current e-journals; and 13,000+ e-books. Evidence-based medicine resources include ACP Journal Club, BMJ Best Practice, Cochrane Library, and DynaMed. Streaming visual resources include Bates’ Visual Guide to Physical Examination and JoVE scientific experiments videos.