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Edward G. Miner Library at Strong Memorial Hospital

Discover the wealth of resources available at the Edward G. Miner Library, an academic health sciences library serving the University of Rochester Medical Center and members of the public in the eleven county area surrounding Rochester, New York.

A password is required for users connecting from outside of the URMC and UR campuses or from computers that the system does not recognize as being part of the internal network. Miner Password Accounts are available free for URMC and UR affiliates. You may want to use your own Miner Password Account in order to save and retrieve search strategies in the Ovid system, or to avoid using this web page to access the Miner Digital Library.

Click here to apply for a Miner Password Account.

John R. Williams Health Sciences Library at Highland Hospital

Walk-in Services

  • Literature searches: Library staff will assist any user who would like to do an independent search in the library. We can suggest databases to search, help get the user started by demonstrating how to use databases and suggesting possible search terms, help the user to refine/revise the search, help print/save/email search results. (Similar services can be provided by scheduling a Housecall; the librarian will also do literature searches within two business days of the request.)
  • Finding other information: We'll also be happy to provide an overview of the resources available at WHSL or Miner Library and help users find information in any of our print or electronic resources, as well as obtain passwords for remote access.
  • Interlibrary Loan: Library staff will help users register in ILLiad and place requests.