Berman Medical Library
Location: The Hebrew University-Hadassah Medical School, Ein Kerem
The Berman Medical Library is located in the Hadassah Medical Center, Ein Kerem. The library serves the Faculties of Medicine and Dentistry, the Schools of Pharmacy, Nursing, Public Health and Occupational Therapy, and the Hadassah Hospitals in Ein Kerem and Mt. Scopus. Approximately 5000 active patrons are registered with the library.
As the central library of the nationwide medical library network, it supplies interlibrary loan services to approximately 80 academic, research, public and private medical institutions throughout the country. It has the largest medical and paramedical collection in Israel, including approximately 60,000 book titles and 5000 periodical titles, which amount to ½ million volumes. The library currently subscribes to approximately 1000 periodicals.
The library benefits from the cooperative purchase of electronic journals via the Consortium of Israeli Universities (Malmad), which currently has links to over 4000 electronic journals in the fields of medicine, health sciences and life sciences.