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Health Library

All things pertaining to the Health Library (HB101)


Full-service Circulation Point

The Health Library provides access to a full-service circulation point: return and renew most library materials from any University Libraries location, pick up books on hold and recalled books, and find out account information.  See University Libraries' Main Circulation web page for more information on borrowing privileges, fine and cost policies, etc.

Public computer stations & wireless access

The HLib has 14 public computer stations  for academic research, word processing, creation of spreadsheets and multimedia presentations, statistical analysis, and other academic pursuits.  Use the Software Locator to find out if University Libraries has an application you need and from which computer stations it is available. A wireless network node in the HLib allows access to the internet by any Z39.50 protocol compliant wireless device. Users need to have a Ball State username and password to access the internet. Guest accounts cannot be used in the HLib and can only be obtained in Bracken Library.

Course reserves

Materials needed for specific courses may be placed on reserve in the HLib in both print and electronic formats. Materials owned by either faculty or the libraries may be placed on reserve following copyright law. More information on course reserves can be found on the Course Reserves web page.

Electronic & Print Journals

Access online articles from hundreds of electronic journal titles via the Science Databases on the University Libraries's main page or through individual periodical title records in OneSearch.

The HLib also has a small collection of journal titles in print. They can be used in the library or checked out for 24 hours.

Quiet Study Area

The HLib has seating for over 46 people at powered study tables, upholstered chairs, and study rooms in a quiet setting free from distractions. Maximum occupancy is ?? people.