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Welcome to the Library of the Health Sciences, Chicago

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The Library of the Health Sciences-Chicago includes materials on medicine, nursing, dentistry, pharmacology and other health-related professions. Its special collections include the History of Nursing and Pharmacy Collection, the Kiefer Collection (urology), the Percival Bailey Library (neurology) and the Nyhus Collection (gastroenterology).

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  • Phone: (312) 996-8966


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Library of the Health Sciences, Chicago

MC 763
1750 W. Polk St.
Chicago, IL 60612

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Most areas in the Library of the Health Sciences are available for use without a reservation.  Study rooms at LHS may be reserved for individual use.

Please see this map for study room locations, mostly on Level 1, Zone F.  Reservations for seats and printers in other colored zones are not currently necessary.

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