We provide current and authoritative medical, nursing, allied health, and healthcare management information to Lee Health employees, clinical staff, and the community, from our five locations and online platforms.

Library services


  • General and complex reference questions
  • Mediated literature searches
  • Citation/bibliographic verification
  • Use of Alexandria (our online catalog)
  • Use of OVID, Pubmed, ClinicalKey, ProQuest, and other specialty databases

Article requests

Literature searches

Training in bibliographic and database searching 

Collection Management

  • We maintain a core collection of materials in the fields of clinical medicine, nursing, allied health, and administration/management of health care, as well as a selection of patient/family health education materials. 
  • Resources are provided in a variety of formats, including books, electronic books and journals, CDs, video programs, and online databases.

Document delivery and Interlibrary Loans

  • Physicians and Lee Health employees are entitled to 5 interlibrary loans per month, free of charge if the requested articles are required for work-related purposes. 


  • Physicians on staff and employees of Lee Health may request up to 15 articles at a time.  The library staff will photocopy articles available in our print collection or may process interlibrary loans for items not covered under our holdings.
  • The Medical Libraries at Lee Health do not provide article delivery services to out-of-area patrons.  Please contact your local library for these services.

Lending of library materials

Photocopies, printing, and fax