Menu
Library Services

Library Services

Northeast Georgia Health System has two professionally-trained medical librarians who are available to help patients and families find quality and easy-to-understand health information about medical symptoms, conditions, and treatments. The information provided by the librarians allows visitors to make healthy choices and become active, informed partners in their healthcare.  

NGMC Gainesville

The Fraser Resource Center & Health Sciences Library is open to guests of Northeast Georgia Medical Center Gainesville Monday through Friday, 8:00 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:

  • By appointment, assistance in finding consumer health information from a medical librarian.
  • A large collection of books and audiovisual materials in both English and Spanish.
  • Three guest computers with internet access, as well as Wi-Fi internet for guests with personal laptops and mobile devices.
  • Health books and computer games for children in both English and Spanish.

NGMC Braselton

The Resource Center is located on the Northeast Georgia Medical Center Braselton campus on the first floor of Medical Plaza B near Elevator B. The medical librarian is available Monday through Friday by appointment only to assist in finding quality consumer health information.

NGMC Barrow

While there is no physical library onsite, our NGHS librarians welcome the opportunity to schedule an appointment with NGMC Barrow patients and their families for their health information needs.

Need Help?

To schedule an appointment with a librarian or to ask a health information-related question, please contact the Fraser Resource Center at 770-219-5216 or the Braselton Resource Center at 770-848-7145. You can also email library@nghs.com for assistance.

Additional Resources

Medline Plus:  From the National Library of Medicine and the National Institutes of Health, this website provides reliable, up-to-date health information in English and Spanish – including videos, pictures and interactive lessons.

 

 

 

Healthfinder:  Provided by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, you can search for information on health topics from A to Z. Available in English and Spanish.

PubMed Health:  Search for health information on the prevention and treatment of diseases and conditions or review easy-to-read summaries of clinical effectiveness research.

Pillbox: This resource is primarily to help identify pills through the use of high-resolution images of tablets and capsules along with information about the appearance of the medication. Links to additional information about the medication is provided by DailyMed and Drug Information Portal.

Copyright ©2017 Northeast Georgia Health System, Inc. | 743 Spring Street Gainesville, GA 30501 | (770) 219-9000