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Services for the Community

The library's primary mission is to serve the clinicians, researchers, staff, and students affiliated with MMC. We encourage members of the public to check first with libraries whose collections are better targeted to serve health consumers. You can also work with your local public library, school or university/college and coordinate an interlibrary loan from the MMC Library.

Additional Libraries and Resources

MaineHealth Learning Resource Center

The Healthshare Collection at the Portland Public Library
5 Monument Square, Portland, ME
Phone: (207) 871-1700

The University of Southern Maine Portland Campus
314 Forest Avenue., Portland, ME
Phone: (207) 780-4270

MedlinePlus: Offered by The National Library of Medicine. This is a  database of current, authoritative consumer health information.

If your needs cannot be met at any of the above, please call our Library Information Desk at (207) 662-2202 to determine if our resources would help. Please note, materials may be read or viewed in the MMC Library only. We offer a self-service photocopying machine for a fee. Our business hours are Monday through Friday 7:30 AM - 5:30 PM.

Disclaimer: The information you find may not apply to every condition. Only a qualified health care provider can offer medical advice or interpret the information for you. We encourage you to consult with your health care provider regarding information or to discuss specific concerns. Materials may be read or viewed in the library only.

Maine Medical Center is a member of the MaineHealth System