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Health Sciences Libraries

Making it easier to find and connect to quality information resources.

Providing premier clinical reference, point-of-care and evidence-based literature.

Our libraries provide clinical staff, researchers and scientists with access to clinical, evidence-based practices, journal articles, books and research — housed in digital resources.

Health Sciences Libraries for clinical researchers

Our main Health Sciences Library is located at the Henry Hood Center for Health Research in Danville. There are also several regional locations, including Scranton and Lewistown. At each facility, Geisinger staff has 24/7 access to the physical library, as well as 24/7 secure remote access to all electronic journals, books and other resources.

Physical libraries offer computer access (including Epic), individual and group study areas and printing/copying.

Health library professionals can assist with:

  • Literature searches
  • Interlibrary loan (ILL) and document delivery
  • Set up current awareness tools
  • Emailed table-of-contents (eTOC) service
  • Auto-alerts for topics that meet your needs
  • Journal clubs
  • Citation & copyright help
  • RefWorks citation management software
  • Reference services

Library orientations, training and tutorials can help with:

  • Searching for information using library resources
  • How to use our health sciences databases
  • Evidence-based medicine research
  • Point of care & patient education resources
  • RefWorks citation management software
  • Mobile access & apps


See locations, hours and contact information below.

Health Sciences Library at Geisinger Medical Center, lower level of the Henry Hood Center for Health Research

Staff with proxy access to the main hospital can use their ID to access the library 24/7.

  • Staffed 8 a.m. – 5 p.m., Tuesday, Thursday and Friday; and 8:30 a.m. – 4 p.m., Wednesday. Not staffed Saturday, Sunday and Monday.
  • Phone: 570-271-6463
  • Fax: 570-271-5738

Health Sciences Library at Geisinger Community Medical Center, POB, second floor

  • Staffed 8 a.m. – 4 p.m., Tuesday and Wednesday
  • Phone: 570-703-8197
  • Fax: 570-703-8902

Jane B. Karn Health Sciences Library at Geisinger-Lewistown Hospital

  • Not staffed. Please call 570-271-6463 for assistance.
  • Open to employees 8 a.m. – 4 p.m., Monday – Friday; closed Saturday and Sunday
  • Phone: 570-271-6463