Henry Ford Libraries & Archives
As one of the nation’s largest hospital-based medical collections the Sladen Libraries serve the needs of our medical staff, employees, patients, visitors and students. The Libraries provide access to more than 4,000 electronic journals, 4,200 books and numerous other online resources. The Libraries provide access to more than 4,000 electronic journals, 4,200 books and numerous other online resources.
Our library system is comprised of four hospital libraries: Henry Ford Hospital; Henry Ford Macomb Hospital; Henry Ford Wyandotte Hospital; Henry Ford Allegiance Health. Additionally, the corporate historical archives, the Conrad R. Lam Archives, located at 1 Ford Place in Detroit.
For Henry Ford Hospital patients
Patients at Henry Ford Hospital may visit the Sladen Library located on the 17th floor of the Clinic Building to explore the collection of patient health information books, or to speak with a librarian. Patients are welcome Monday through Friday 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
For Henry Ford Hospital medical staff, employees and students
In addition to our physical location on the 17th floor of the Clinic Building, you can visit the Sladen Library website via OneHENRY to access the complete collection of resources and services. This is your gateway to over 4,500 electronic journals, more than 4,600 electronic books and a wide array of databases.
Additional library services for patients
- Patients may wish to consult the Patient Health Information Subject Guide. This guide provides online access to Sladen librarian-chosen information on a variety of medical topics.
- Ask a Librarian - Submit the form to request a librarian search for information on your topic
- Contact Us - Please call the Sladen Library (313) 916-2550, or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org for further assistance