SMHCS Medical Library

Our Mission

The mission of SMHCS Medical Library is to provide all staff unfettered access to evidence based medical information ensuring that the right information gets to the right team member, at the right time – all in the interest of increasing quality healthcare and patient safety for SMHCS.  


Vintage medical book collection - some dating back to the 1800's

Clinical Librarian:Yvonne N. Boudreau, MLIS, MS, AHIP, Manager, SMHCS Medical Library

​​​ Hours: All SMHCS Team Members may enter the Medical Library 24 hours a day by swiping their ID Badge at the entrance door. 

Food, Drink: The Medical Library is a designated space where you are not only able to re-charge the mind, but also able to re-fuel the body. So, bring your coffee and your lunch but please keep your work space super clean.

Cell Phone Usage: Work associated cell phone usage is welcomed. Please be courteous.

Pandemic Policy: Masks must be worn at all times while in the library.  Please wipe your mouse & keyboard after use - supplies provided. 

Visitor Policy:  Out of an abundance of caution, the Medical Library is temporarily closed to the public.  Please visit this webpage to view the SMHCS visitor policy.  


Contact: SMH Medical Library email is :


Sarasota Memorial Hospital
Waldemere Tower, 3rd Floor
1700 South Tamiami Trail
Sarasota, FL 34239

Please email: for inquiries or assistance.