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Northeast Georgia Health System has medical libraries on both the Gainesville and Braselton campuses. Hospital staff, patients, and families can learn more about medical symptoms, conditions, and treatments in a peaceful, supportive environment.  Each library is staffed by a professionally trained medical librarian who is available to help guests find reliable and up-to-date information, so visitors can make healthy choices and become active, informed partners in their healthcare.

Gainesville - The Fraser Resource Center & Health Sciences Library

The Fraser Resource Center & Health Sciences Library is open to guests of Northeast Georgia Medical Center Gainesville Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Located across from McKibbon Chapel on the first floor of the North Patient Tower, the Resource Center was made possible through generous funds donated to The Medical Center Foundation by the late Grady and Lillian Fraser.

The Fraser Resource Center & Health Sciences Library offers:

  • A large collection of books and audiovisual materials in both English and Spanish, including special medical resources not widely available
  • Three guest computers with internet access, as well as Wi-Fi wireless internet for guests with personal laptops and mobile devices
  • Health books and computer games for children in both English and Spanish
  • Resources for medical professionals, including computers, medical journals and periodicals, and books about health information topics

Braselton - Resource Center

The Braselton Resource Center is located on the Northeast Georgia Medical Center Braselton campus on the first floor of Medical Plaza B near Elevator B. Normal operating hours of the Resource Center are Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

The Resource Center in Braselton offers:

  • Resources for medical professionals, including computers and books about health information topics
  • Consumer health magazines
  • Wi-Fi wireless internet for guests with personal laptops and mobile devices

Need Help?

A librarian can assist you with literature searches, article requests, and research. They are also available for library tours and personal instruction sessions to get you on the right track with your health information needs.  Just email the library at library@nghs.com, or call the Fraser Resource Center front desk at 770-219-5216 or the Braselton Resource Center at 770-848-7145 for assistance.

 

 

Additional Resources:

Medline Plus:  Search for easy-to-read health information, in English and Spanish – including videos, pictures and interactive lessons – from the National Library of Medicine and National Institutes of Health.

 


Healthfinder:  Search for easy-to-read health information, in English and Spanish,from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

Hall County Library System:  The local public library system has access to a wide range of health materials available for checkout to Georgia residents.

Foothills AHEC:  A resource center for people in Northeast Georgia interested in a career in health care

The National Library of Medicine:  Search for health information of all types from the National Library of Medicine, including academic journal articles in PubMed.

NGHS Online Library Catalog:  Search all NGHS library materials.

Northeast Georgia Health System is committed to improving the health of our community in all we do. Thanks to the generosity of an anonymous donor we are able to provide access to professional library staff services and in-house use of consumer-focused informational health materials.

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