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.

Ali Garcia, MPH CME
Coordinator & Medical Librarian

Contact 386.425.7276,



HMC 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 /
24-hour swipe access available for Halifax physicians


Seating for 18
1 photocopier / fax machine

4 Internet computers with Meditech and Haliport access
Microsoft Office Tools Available

Library is equiped with wireless Internet access for laptops.


Circulation Policy

Books and Journals are currently out of rotation and not available for check out. If staff 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



Drugs and Supplements

Health Topics A-Z

Biomedical literature from MEDLINE: