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

After-Hours Access

To get answers to questions about visiting the library or after-hours access, library users can inquire at the Circulation Desk in person or by email—or call 317-274-7182.

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Hours

Effective immediately, the Ruth Lilly Medical Library is suspending operating hours due to updated COVID-19 campus building mandates. The 24-hour study area remains accessible via IU School of Medicine student Crimson Cards.

Online resources and virtual library services continue as usual. Library staff will monitor chat reference remotely 8am-8pm Monday-Friday. The reference team is also available by email any time at: MEDLREF@IU.EDU

IU strongly encourages practicing social distancing and following CDC recommended hygiene practices to stay healthy. Find the latest update at coronavirus.iu.edu


COVID-19 Hours 
24 - Hour Study Area The 24-hour study area remains accessible via student Crimson Cards.

Holidays

The library is closed on the following 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 the RLML News Blog.

New Year’s Day
Martin Luther King Jr. Day
Memorial Day
Independence Day
Labor Day
Thanksgiving Day
Friday after Thanksgiving
Christmas Day

After Hours Access

Only 24 hour study area remains available to medical students due to Coronavirus, (COVID-19). 

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 Sandy Nogle at 317-274-1605. Classrooms and Team-Based Learning rooms are scheduled at http://rooms.iu.edu.
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Library Maps

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