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Josey Health Science Library

GENERAL INFORMATION / LIBRARY PATRONS
The Josey Health Sciences Library at Palmetto Health Richland provides access to, and instruction in the efficient and effective use of, information resources that enhance the educational and clinical practice missions of Palmetto Health. The Library serves all administrative and management staff, medical staff, residents and fellows, affiliated health sciences students, nurses, and, selectively, to area health care professionals.

FEES MAY APPLY TO SOME GROUPS FOR SOME SERVICES

A printed fee schedule is available on request. The requestor is advised of applicable fees before the service is provided.

USE OF LIBRARY COMPUTERS REQUIRES A PALMETTO HEALTH NETWORK ACCOUNT LOG IN

USE OF LIBRARY COMPUTERS IS LIMITED TO RESEARCH, PATIENT CARE, EDUCATION, AND OTHER PROFESSIONAL PURPOSES

REFERENCE / COMPUTER SEARCHES
Patrons can ask Library staff to perform a computer search of published literature for citations/full text articles on specific topics, or they can search the literature themselves. They can search the biomedical literature in PubMED or in the databases to which the library subscribes through EBSCOhost.

SUMMARY OF SERVICES

  • Loan books and audiovisual items from the Library collection 
  • Locate and acquire/borrow items from other health sciences libraries
  • Search electronic databases for information/citations on topics
  • Answer brief reference questions
  • Provide instruction on use of library equipment and resources
  • Pull items owned by the library for patron's use