Stanford Health Library
We are here when you need answers to your health questions and want to know more. Our medical librarians have the knowledge to tackle your questions, simple or complex, with resources you won’t find on the internet.
To request information, call us, complete the information request form, or visit one of our locations.
Hours: 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
We provide individualized literature searches, at no charge, for your medical or health-related questions. Our librarians use the most current, scientifically-based resources to answer your questions, with resources in more than 20 languages. These resources are an extension of Stanford's worldwide leadership and expertise in research.
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Health Library Services
We are a community service of Stanford Health Care, serving patients, families, and community members worldwide. The resources we provide are an extension of the depth of Stanford's worldwide leadership and expertise in research.
Some of the services the Stanford Health Library offers, include:
Our services include a Spanish-speaking librarian. We can also provide you with information in up to 20 different languages.
Mobile Librarian Service
This service is available for inpatients and their families at Stanford Hospital and the Stanford Cancer Center. One of our librarians can visit you at your bedside or in the clinic.
Our free community lectures are as close as your computer. Join us in person or online as Stanford researchers and doctors speak on a variety of health topics. View our calendar, registration, and webcast information.