Facts and Figures

Established: 1893

Dean: Harris Berman, M.D., Professor of Public Health and Community Medicine

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The Hirsh Health Sciences Library

Users

Electronic requests: 160,916
Visits in person: 64,177

Reference Inquiries

Per year: 41,141
Electronic (via email or online chat): 497

Teaching

Sessions: 271
Contact hours: 250
Attendees (curriculum based instruction): 4,983
Databases for Online Services: 69
Electronic textbooks: 270
Electronic journals: access to 43,0 78 unique titles including 4,184 health sciences titles

Housed in the Hirsh Library

Volumes: 111,042
Monographs: 25,671
Print Serials: 397

Special Collections

The HHSL Special Collections room houses works on the history of science and medicine, imprints prior to 1914, and historical artifacts.