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Library for Health Information

The Library for Health Information, the consumer health branch of the Health Sciences Library, supports the personalized medicine mission of The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center by providing patients and their families, staff, and the general public with lay language, evidence-based health information. The Library provides free access to print and electronic resources people need to better understand a health condition or treatment.  Also available: computer access, photocopying service, leisure reading.

All requests are confidential.  All information is free of charge.


5th Floor Atrium, Rhodes Hall


Monday-Thursday, 7:00 AM to 4:00 PM

Friday, 8:00 AM to 12:00 PM

Closed all OSU holidays.

Please call to check availability of staff if coming into the library. 

When the library is closed patients and their families can visit the Patient & Family Resource Center in the lobby of the James, near the grand staircase from 9 AM-5 PM, Monday-Friday.

Ask a Question:

Leave a voicemail message at phone number: 614.293.3707

Send a question via email: health-info@osu.edu

Requests for patient-level health information can also be sent to Ask A Librarian.