Plan a Visit

The Ruth Lilly Medical Library is located on the IU School of Medicine—Indianapolis campus and serves school faculty, students and staff throughout Indiana.

The medical library offers research guides, document delivery and other services at all campuses for anywhere, anytime access. All School of Medicine faculty, staff and students have access to the Library’s e-journal, print and electronic book collections, and database subscriptions. The Document Delivery team has the expertise to locate, secure and electronically deliver articles and books chapters. Print books may be requested and delivered to each IU School of Medicine campus.

Hours

Doors are open to all visitors for study and research during library hours until 5 pm. After 5 pm, an IU School of Medicine ID allows library visitors to gain entry into the library. Building access is restricted after 5 pm. Non-IU School of Medicine researchers may use the call box by the library entrance or contact circulation desk personnel at 317-274-7182 to request entrance. Assistance using library resources is available Monday through Friday from 8 am until 5 pm with limited assistance outside of these hours.

Summer Hours May 21 through August 6
Monday – Friday7:00 am to 9:00 pm
Saturday8:30 am to 9:00 pm
SundayNoon to 9:00 pm
Spring/Fall Semester Hours
Monday – Thursday7:00 am to Midnight
Friday7:00 am to 9:00 pm
Saturday8:30 am to 9:00 pm
SundayNoon to Midnight

 

Holidays

The library is closed on the following 2017 University Holidays and may have special, limited hours during holiday periods. Holiday closings and special hours will be posted on signs in the library and on this page.

Memorial DayMonday, May 29
Independence DayTuesday, July 4
Labor DayMonday, September 4
Thanksgiving DayThursday, November 23
Friday after ThanksgivingFriday, November 24
Christmas DayMonday, December 25

 

After Hours Access

After the circulation desk staff close the library, a portion of the second floor remains open to IU School of Medicine students and residents for quiet study. Access to this area is available through the second floor of the building, and an IU School of Medicine ID is required.

Parking

The nearest visitor parking to the library is the University Hospital Outpatient Garage (600 University Blvd) or the Lockefield Parking Garage (1050 Wishard Blvd). For additional information about parking on the IU School of Medicine—Indianapolis campus, please visit IUPUI Parking Services.

Reserve Rooms

Faculty, staff and students at IU and IU School of Medicine can reserve Room 303 and small group study rooms by contacting Margaret Hollaway at 317-274-1404. Classrooms and Team-Based Learning rooms are scheduled at http://rooms.iu.edu.

Library Maps

Maps of the Ruth Lilly Medical Library’s Indianapolis facility are available.