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Joseph E. Bellis Medical Library: Home

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

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Bellis Medical Library is now in Cerner! (See file below)

Flu Shots are available @ Employee Health (No Appointment Needed, Due Dec.1)

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NEW 988 Lifeline: 988 is now active across the United States. This new, shorter phone number will make it easier for people to remember and access mental health crisis services. Note: The previous National Suicide Prevention Lifeline 1-800-273-TALK (8255) and Español 1-888-628-9454 numbers will continue to function indefinitely.


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 

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.

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

Resource Quick Links - Many with CME/MOC/CE

 *OpenAthens authentication - Use SMMC Network User Name & Password

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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

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Judy Kraemer, MLIS, MBA
Bellis Medical Library
Dignity Health, St. Mary Medical Center
1050 Linden Ave.
Long Beach, CA 90813
Mobile (714) 886-9067

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