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Health Sciences Libraries

Making it easier to find quality information.

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 at the Henry Hood Center for Health Research in Danville. Regional locations include Scranton and Lewistown. At each facility, Geisinger staff has 24/7 access to the physical library and 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 help 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 databases
  • Evidence-based medicine research
  • Point-of-care and patient education resources
  • RefWorks citation management software
  • Mobile access and apps

Locations, hours and contact information

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

Library space available 24/7 to staff with proxy access to the main hospital.

  • Remote consults: Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.  
  • Staffed Tuesday, Thursday and Friday, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
  • Phone: 570-271-6463
  • Fax: 570-271-5738

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

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

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

  • Not staffed. Call 570-271-6463 for help.
  • Open to employees Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.
  • Phone: 570-271-6463
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