Health Sciences Library About the Library
Health Sciences Library About the Library

Library Services and Collection



Our services include reference services, document delivery of articles and books, and interlibrary loan; we provide literature searching, training in literature search skills, and training in the effective use of library resources and information management tools.

Outside visitors must make an appointment with the library staff by calling (816) 234-3800 in advance. Visitors will be placed on the Official Visitors List and need to present photo identification to Security upon arrival. The following services are available to visitors: access to print books or journals, self-service use of photocopy machine, and assistance with use of the library catalog.

Our Collection

Our collection contains over 5,000 books, 400 E-books, 420 active print and electronic journal subscriptions, as well as archived journals and books.

We subscribe to a number of databases and other specialized clinical resources for pediatric medicine, pediatric nursing, pediatric allied health, and related subspecialties. Online access to our electronic resources is available to all hospital employees from any computer via our E-Resource portal.





Library staff are available Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m.
24 hours a day for hospital employees  
We are closed on major holidays.


Children's Mercy Hospitals & Clinics 
Wild Kingdom zone,ground floor of West Tower near
Room 0303.19.


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