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Dignity Health Libraries: Library Facilities

Knowledge-based information provided by Dignity Health Librarians to support patient care, education, research and scholarly pursuits

Medical Library Service Areas

The Dignity Health Librarians serve facilities in their service area.

If your facility is not listed below, please make arrangements for Library Services with your medical center administration.  

Dignity Health Librarians manage the resources on HOME page for your use.

Dignity Health Librarians

Southwest Division

Dignity Health Southwest Division Medical Library


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Remote access requires Okta Verify


                Sue Espe, MLIS, AHIP-D

                Cynthia Porter, MLS


Medical Library Located at St. Joseph's Hospital & Medical Center

Servicing Southwest Region:

  • St. Joseph's Hospital & Medical Center (Phoenix, AZ)
  • St. Joseph's Westgate Medical Center (Glendale, AZ)
  • Arizona General Hospital (Laveen, AZ)
  • Arizona General Hospital (Mesa, AZ)
  • Barrow Neurological Institute (SJHMC Phoenix, AZ)
  • Cancer Institute (Phoenix, AZ)
  • Chandler Regional Medical Center (Chandler, AZ)
  • Dignity Health Medical Group Arizona
  • Mercy Gilbert Medical Center (Gilbert, AZ)
  • Norton Thoracic Institute (SJHMC Phoenix, AZ
  • Phoenix Corporate Office (Phoenix, AZ)
  • Yavapai Regional Medical Center (Prescott, AZ)

Northern California Division

Dignity Health Northern California Division Medical Library


Michelle Lieggi, MLS, AHIP 

Lindsey Gillespie, MLIS, AHIP 

Virtually servicing Northern California:

  • Mercy General Hospital (Sacramento, CA)
  • Mercy San Juan Hospital (Carmichael, CA)
  • Mercy of Folsom (Folsom, CA)
  • Methodist Hospital (Elk Grove, CA)
  • Sierra Nevada Hospital (Grass Valley, CA)
  • Woodland Memorial Hospital/Healthcare (Woodland, CA)
  • Mercy Medical Group (Greater Sacramento area)
  • Dominican Hospital (Santa Cruz, CA)
  • Sequoia Hospital (Redwood City, CA)
  • Sacramento Corporate Office (Rancho Cordova, CA)
  • St. Mary's Medical Center (San Francisco, CA)
  • St. Francis Memorial Hospital (San Francisco, CA)
  • Mercy Medical Center, Redding (Redding, CA)
  • Mercy Medical Center Shasta (Shasta, CA)
  • St. Elizabeth Community Hospital (Red Bluff, CA)

Southern California Division

Southern California Division Medical Library:

St. Joseph's Medical Center, Stockton, CA

**Remote Access requires signing into OpenAthens

St. Mary Medical Center, Long Beach, CA 

**Log in using your CSH username and password. Remote access requires Okta Verify and OpenAthens authentication.

**SMMC Medical Staff Services:Shannon Vinson 

Librarian: Helen Chang, MLIS, AHIP



  • St. Joseph's Medical Center (Stockton, CA)
  • St. Joseph's Behavioral Center (Stockton, CA)
  • Southern California Division Hospitals: with CSH/DH licensed resources.