Henry Ford Libraries & Archives


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. 

Our library system is comprised of four hospital libraries, our flagship location in Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit; Henry Ford Macomb Hospital; Henry Ford Wyandotte Hospital; Henry Ford Allegiance Health – and our corporate historical archives, the Conrad R. Lam Archives, located at 1 Ford Place.

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.

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 thru Friday 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Additional Library Services for Patients:

Sladen Library - Henry Ford Hospital
2799 West Grand Boulevard, K-17
Detroit, Michigan 48202
(313) 916-2550 Office
(313) 874-4730 Fax
Email: sladen@hfhs.org