Reference Department Hours
Search assistance available:
Mon., Tues., Thurs -
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
7:30 AM - 4 PM
Saturday & Sunday - Closed
Information Search Requests
Who is eligible to request information searches?
Information searches are provided free of charge to Medical Staff, SIU Residents, hospital employees, HSHS corporate staff and Sisters of the Third Order of St. Francis for patient care and work related purposes. Users are charged for literature searches used for purposes not related to hospital work or patient care, such as for school projects. .
How do I request an information search?
Call - 217-464-2182
Email - firstname.lastname@example.org
Fax - 217-464-1674
How long will it take?
Library staff will attempt to complete all search requests by the user's date needed.
Completed searches can be faxed, mailed, emailed or picked up at the Library.