Medical Libraries

Access thousands of medical academic resources through the Sladen Libraries system.

The Sladen Libraries serve as your gateway to knowledge-based information. Our electronic journals, books, and medical databases support our teaching, research, and clinical practice missions. Our library system offers access to thousands of academic resources, including:

  • 4,400 electronic journals
  • 70 databases including UpToDate, ClinicalKey, and Embase
  • More than 8,500 print books
  • More than 4,800 electronic books
  • More than 80 librarian-curated Subject Guides

Henry Ford medical libraries

All Sladen librarians are accredited by the Academy of Health Information Professionals -- the Medical Library Association’s official professional development accreditation program. Our librarians hold active leadership roles in local organizations, including the Metropolitan Detroit Medical Library Group and the Michigan Health Sciences Libraries Association.

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