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The Medical Center Library & Archives provides the services and collections necessary to further educational, research, clinical, and administrative activities in the medical field. Services are available to Duke Medicine faculty, staff, and students in the School of Medicine, School of Nursing, allied health programs, and graduate programs in the basic medical sciences. The Library also serves Duke Hospital and Health System.
10 Searle Drive; DUMC 3702; Durham, NC 27710 DIRECTIONS
Here are some basic facts about the Library and Archives as of June 30, 2015.
Statistics are taken from two reports to national associations:
- Association of Research Libraries [ARL]
- Association of Academic Health Sciences Libraries [AAHSL]
Internal reports have been used (where there is no designation).
Staff: 23 FTE (Library 20; Archives 3)
Core biomedical electronic journal subscriptions: 963 [ARL]
Total health sciences electronic journal titles: 13,803 [AAHSL]
Biomedical online databases: 101 [AAHSL]
Total print volumes: 178,550 [AAHSL]
Total book titles: 49,556 [AAHSL]
Items borrowed from other libraries (ILL): 1,162 [ARL, AAHSL]
Library Website usage: 843,377 pageviews [AAHSL]
Educational Sessions: 185 [ARL]
Reference/Consultation Services: 15,468 [ARL]
Electronic (Email and Instant Messenger): 4,079 [AAHSL]
Online tutorials available: 83 [AAHSL]
Linear feet in Archives collection: 11,097 [ARL]
The Library is located in the Seeley G. Mudd Building
Medical Center Communications Center and Library
The overarching goal of the Medical Center Library & Archives (MCL&A) is to respect your rights to freely access information and to protect your privacy in terms of the information that is used or accessed.