Medical Library

The Medical Library provides access to the latest medical information resources and support services for teaching, learning and healthcare research.

The Medical Library has been offering reference assistance to Halifax Health’s medical staff since 1963.

For questions about the Medical Library, contact:

James Duggan
Credentialing and CME Coordinator



Halifax Medical Center 1st Floor, North-East Wing
Follow the signs toward Health Information Services (Medical Records)
Across the hall from the VCMS Office and the Physicians Lounge

Hours & Access

  • 7:30am – 4:00pm

  • Monday-Friday

  • 24-hour swipe access available for Halifax Health physicians


  • Seating for 18

  • 1 photocopier / fax machine

  • 4 Internet computers with Meditech and Haliport access

  • Microsoft Office Tools Available

  • Library is equipped with wireless Internet access for laptops

Circulation Policy

Books and Journals are currently out of rotation and not available for check out. If you would like to request PDF versions of specific resources, please email the following information to

  • First and Last Name of Author

  • Title of Article

  • PMID if available

Commonly Used Databases

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