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Location and Hours

Rush University Medical Library is located at:
600 S. Paulina
Chicago, IL 60612

Library Hours 
Monday 7 AM - 12 AM
Tuesday 7 AM - 12 AM
Wednesday 7 AM - 12 AM
Thursday 7 AM - 12 AM
Friday 7 AM - 12 AM
Saturday 9 AM - 12 AM
Sunday 9 AM - 12 AM

METC Hours 
Monday 8 AM - 7 PM
Tuesday 8 AM - 7 PM
Wednesday 8 AM - 7 PM
Thursday 8 AM - 7 PM
Friday 8 AM - 5 PM
Saturday Closed
Sunday 12 PM - 8 PM



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Library News and Announcements

The south side of the 7th floor library study is closed for construction. New and improved study space coming soon!

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The Library Annual Report 2013 is accessible online, click here. 

As many as 26 people are responsible for providing the services and resources the Library and the McCormick Educational Technology Center offer. You may be surprised by that number. As academic health sciences libraries go we are small- but we are mighty! And we are proud to serve the RUMC community.

Thursday, January 30th

Every year, we review our usage statistics to determine those journals with low usage. Cancelling such journals helps us stay within our budget and also gives us the opportunity to consider adding other titles that we hope will have greater usage at a lesser cost.
For the calendar year, we cancelled three titles:

• Pediatric Research
• The Patient: Patient-Centered Outcomes Research
• Chicago Defender

Additionally, the Journal of the National Medical Association was suspended by the publisher; this has the effect of cancellation, although not on our part.

The RefWorks Group Code is no longer needed!

December 12, 2013

Rush RefWorks users will not be required to use the Group Code to access RefWorks when not on site. This improvement comes at the request of numerous RefWorks users.
Current RefWorks users: simply log in to your RefWorks account as you have done in the past. The removal of the Group Code will not affect how you normally log in to your account.
What about those new to RefWorks, or distance students?
In some cases the group code will still be needed.

UpToDate Where?
UpToDate Anywhere!

December 12, 2013
Create an account and gain the added convenience of using UpToDate Anywhere with a mobile device no matter where you are. Click here for more details or use the following


Do you have that App? Explore the Library’s mobile resources page.

August 7, 2013
To create the new mobile resources page we looked at clinical applications and their reviews (without doing extensive ethnographic research) to identify a selection of things we thought might be appealing to our RUMC community. If you’ve discovered an App released last week or last night that eclipses the capabilities of something we have listed and it’s free or nearly free- tell us about it!

CME Credit now Available through UpToDate

November 26, 2012

Two links to UpToDate now appear in the Library’s Quick Links section.  Users wishing to obtain CME credit from UpToDate may do so using the link labeled UpToDate (CME).  UpToDate provides ACCME credit for free.  More information and step by step instructions can be found by clicking this link.  To use UpToDate without CME credit, please use the link labeled UpToDate, just as you have in the past.  


Class Act Award

Did someone at the library or METC save your dissertation, go the extra mile for you, or find you the perfect article? Recognize them with a CLASS ACT Award submission. Visit the Class Act Award page for more information.


Library Help

Phone: (312) 942-5950

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Welcome from the Director

On behalf of our staff, I’d like to welcome you to the virtual face of the Library of Rush University Medical Center.  The purpose of the Library is to meet your information needs from any source and in any format.  Besides utilizing the electronic resources found on our home page, I urge you to visit our bricks and mortar locations in the Armour Academic Center, both in the 5th floor Library location and in the 9th floor McCormick Educational Technology Center (METC).  In Armour you will find our print collection, comfortable study space,  computing facilities – and our most valuable resource – our knowledgeable and customer-centered staff!  The Library and METC staff is there to help you find the information you need for your patient care, education and research.  Don’t hesitate to contact us.


Master Brand

Rush is a not-for-profit health care, education and research enterprise comprising

Rush University Medical Center, Rush University, Rush Oak Park Hospital and Rush Health.


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