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Joseph E. Bellis Medical Library: Home

Proud to Serve St. Mary Medical Center, Long Beach, CA

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Library Service Requests

Research Requests

The Librarian is available to help with your research using a variety of databases.

Specify a Need By Date. 

Article Requests

The Librarian is available to obtain journal articles you need.

If the Library does not have a requested article, it will be obtained from another library.

Specify a Need By Date. 

Department Book Orders

Department book orders are accepted in writing.

  • Send requests to
  • Include:
    • Book Details: title, author, publisher, ISBN
    • Quantity needed
    • Department Charge Account Number with Authorized Person's Name

The Librarian will place orders & process department expense reports. Library discounts will be applied.

Need Help? Medical Librarian Available

Ask the Librarian!
Judy Kraemer, MLIS, MBA
Mobile: (714) 886-9067
Librarian Hours: Monday-Thursday 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Medical Staff Services Hours: Friday 8:00 am - 4:30 pm

About Us

Library Location:
St. Mary Medical Center, 2nd Floor            1050 Linden Ave., Long Beach, CA 90813Image result for st mary medical center long beach

Library Hours: 
Library is available 24/7!                          Library door - SMMC badge.        Licensed resource access - OpenAthens, use Network Username & Password.

Available for Use:
9 general use computers, 1 printer
4-in-1 (copy/printer/scanner/fax)
5 house phones
15 seats (study tables, meeting table)

For Lost & Found, Please Contact Librarian 

OneSearch - Search across databases, journals, and books

Use OneSearch to search across: Library Catalog, CINAHL, ClinicalKey, ClinicalKey for Nursing, JAMA Network, Natural Medicines, NEJM, Ovid Medline, PubMed@SMMC

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Medical Librarian

Bellis Medical Library


The Bellis Medical Library is named in tribute after Joseph E. Bellis, father of Dr. Carroll J. Bellis. 


Contact the St. Mary Medical Center Foundation to make monetary library donations @ (562) 491-9888.

Developed by Judy Kraemer, MLIS, MBA, Medical Librarian, Esmeralda Herrejon, Library Intern, Jacob Loyd, Library Intern at St. Mary Medical Center, Long Beach