The following statistics reflect the state of the Galter Library's collection as of August 2012.
|Number of accessible electronic journals||8,697|
|Number of print volumes||206,686|
|Number of online databases||121|
|Total collection budget||$1,896,030|
The Galter Health Sciences Library is sometimes asked to provide a brief description of the library, its resources and its services to Feinberg School of Medicine affiliates for grant applications. Please feel free to use the following text. If you need additional information, contact us.
The Galter Health Sciences Library’s mission is to support the research, education, and patient care activities of the Feinberg School of Medicine and McGaw Medical Center institutions. The library’s website provides 24-hour access to a vast collection of online medical resources including over 8,000 e-journals; 1,800 e-books; and 100 literature databases. Users can also create and customize personal lists of web resources using GalterLists. Other library services include training in literature searching; curriculum and research support through the library's liaison program; EndNote and publication support; document delivery to users’ desktops; and wireless access throughout the library. The library logged 3.2 million website page views in FY2011.