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Joseph E. Bellis Medical Library: Library Resources & Services

St. Mary Medical Center, Long Beach, CA

Information and Research Service

Search Requests

The Librarian is available to answer information questions or conduct research for you using a variety of licensed databases.

Please complete and submit a Search Request Form online or fill out a form located on the Circulation Desk. If the library is not staffed, please slip your request under the office door. Your search will be completed the next business day.  

 

Article & Book Requests

The Librarian is available to find specific journal articles and books you may need. 

Please complete and submit an Article Request Form online or fill out a form located on the Circulation Desk. If the library is not staffed, please slip your request under the office door. Your search will be completed the next business day.

If the library does not have access to the journal articles or books you need, we can obtain them from other libraries! 

 

Department Book & Journal Orders

Campus department book and journal orders are accepted in writing. Pease send requests to Judy.Kraemer@dignityhealth.org. Orders will be charged directly to the department. Include the authorized person's name and department account number. Savings or discounts provided to the Library will be passed on to the requester. 

Do It Yourself

On Site or Remotely

·       Joseph E. Bellis Library Online Catalog

·       A-Z Online Books

·       A-Z Online Journals

·       California Code of Regulations

·       CINAHL Plus with Full Text

·       ClincalKey (CME/MOC)

·       ClinicalKey for Nursing (CE)

·       Clinical Skills

·       Cochrane Library

·       ECRI Guidelines Trust

·       JAMA Network (CME/MOC)

·       Lexicomp

·       Medline Plus

·       Micromedex NeoFax/Pediatrics

·       NEJM (CME)

·       Ovid MEDLINE

·       PubMed@Dignity Health - licensed articles now linked

·       UpToDate (CME/MOC/CS/CPD)

Patient Education

Access Quality Information for Patients & You
Dignity Health Licensed Databases

·     ClinicalKey (CME/MOC)

·     ClinicalKey for Nursing (CE)

·     Lexicomp

·    UpToDate (CME/MOC/CS/CPD)

  • FREE
​​·       Medline Plus (6th grade reading level or below)

Need Help? Virtual Librarain Available

Ask the Librarian! judy.kraemer@dignityhealth.org 
Please email for quick response while I work from home!
WFH: (714) 886-9067
Office Voice Mail (562) 491-9295 x 3295
Librarian Hours: Monday-Thursday 8am-4:30pm
Librarian at Medical Staff Administration Hours: Friday 8am-4:30pm