About the Health Sciences Library (HSL)

Community Health Building
4055 North Park Loop
Memphis, TN 38152
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Note:This library is on the second floor in room 2002.

Health Science Hours
Fall/Spring Semester Hours
Mon- Thurs : 8am-8pm
Fri : 8am - 4:30pm
Sat-Sun: closed

Interim and Summer Hours
Mon - Fri : 8am- 4:30pm
Sat-Sun: Closed

Winter Break
All Library outlets closed


Irma Singarella, Health Sciences Librarian
(901) 678-3829

John Swearengen
(901) 678-5846

Rose Moore
(901) 678-2385



The Health Sciences Library (also known as Baptist Memorial Health Care Library) is housed on the second floor of the Community Health Building, which is located at 4055 North Park Loop, on the University of Memphis Park Avenue Campus.

The collection includes books, journals, and media focusing on nursing, audiology, and speech-language pathology. Related areas of interest in the collection include special education, linguistics, laryngology, otology, neurology, psychology, and sociology. The collection contains approximately 7,000 volumes of books and 241 journal titles.

Journals and reference materials may only be used in the library. Reserve materials may only be used by University of Memphis faculty, staff, and students.

There are eight TAF computer workstations available in the library for faculty, staff, and student use. These workstations provide access to the library catalog and University Libraries electronic resources holdings.

A document scanner is available for faculty, staff, and student use.

Printing is available to University of Memphis faculty, staff, and students through iPrint and University of Memphis Print Services.

Three group study rooms are available to University of Memphis faculty, staff, and students. Group study rooms can be reserved at: https://www.memphis.edu/libraries/reservations/.

Library staff are available to answer library-related questions and instruct patrons in using library resources.

The Health Sciences Library is a branch of the University of Memphis Libraries. All policies are in accordance with University of Memphis Libraries Policies.

University of Memphis Libraries Policies: https://www.memphis.edu/libraries/about/policies/index.php.