SMHCS Medical Library

Sarasota Memorial Health Care System, an 839-bed regional medical center, is among the largest public health systems in Florida. With almost 7,000 staff, it is Sarasota County’s largest employer. The hospital's Medical Staff includes more than 1,400 credentialed providers who represent 60 specialties. Over 750 members of the community contribute their time and skills as volunteers. 

The Medical Library serves as the provider of knowledge management and medical information to all SMH staff.

Our Mission

The mission of the Medical Library is to contribute to the efforts of SMH's highest standards for Quality Healthcare and Patient Safety.


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. 


Library Services


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