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Helen L. DeRoy Medical Library: Home


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The Helen L. DeRoy Medical Library serves the educational and research needs of Ascension Providence Hospital.  Associates and physicians from both campus are welcome.


Subject Guides


What is Find @ Providence?

One of these buttons may appear when browsing books or journals, or display next to search results in databases.  Clicking on the button will tell you if it is available to you.  If it's not available, you'll be offered a link to make a request.

Find at Proficence

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What do all those symbols mean after some of the links?

If you hover your cursor over an icon next to a link you can see what that icon represents.  Here is a quick list of the most common icons and what they represent:

 This icon means that the resource is restricted to Providence-Providence Park clinicians and associates and no additional log on is necessary if the resource is being accessed via a computer attached to the PPPH network.

 If you see this icon next to a link it means that the resource can be access remotely through OpenAthens by logging into your OpenAthens account.  "Remotely" also includes accessing a resource on the public wireless in the hospital.

This icon means that the resource is freely available to anyone, anywhere.

Request a Virtual Meeting

REQUEST a virtual meeting

Please use this form to request a virtual meeting with the Librarian via Google Meet.  Using the screen share feature she can walk you through using the library web site and it's resources as well as access books and journals.

Request Forms

Library Resources

eBook Collections

eJournal Collections

Library Location

The Helen L. DeRoy Medical Library is located on the first floor between the Main Lobby and the Heart Institute.

Library Hours

Monday - Friday: 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Monday: Remote
Tuesday: Remote
Wednesday: At Library
Thursday: Remote
Friday: Remote


Contact the Helen L. DeRoy Medical Library

Ascension Providence Hospital
Helen L. DeRoy Medical Library

16001 West Nine Mile Rd.
Southfield, MI  48075


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