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601 West Lombard Street
Baltimore MD 21201-1512

Information Services: 410-706-7995

By the Numbers

Distinguished as the first library established by a medical school in the United States, the Health Sciences and Human Services Library (HSHSL) provides collections and services for faculty, staff, and students of the University of Maryland, Baltimore as well as for the University of Maryland Medical Center (UMMC).

The HSHSL also serves as the Regional Medical Library (RML) for Region 1, which provides programs, services, and dedicated support for NNLM Members in Delaware, Kentucky, Maryland, New Jersey, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Virginia, West Virginia, and the District of Columbia.

Use 108,316 Page Views of Website
  1,883 Reference Questions and Consultations
  161,890 Physical and Ebooks Circulated
  441 Consults
  156 Education Sessions Held
  3,824 Class Participants
  50 Online Tutorials
  111,675 Views of Online Guides
  27,288 Item Requests Fulfilled through Document Delivery and ILL for UMB users
  9,736 Loans and Documents Provided to Other Libraries
  46,174 Visitors to 601 W. Lombard Street
Holdings 106 Databases
  4,716 Currently Received Serial Titles
  17,544 E-Book Titles
  360,502 Print Volumes
  2,627 Items in Digital Archive
Outreach 60 Outreach Service Sessions
  7,301 People Served by Sessions
  0 Regional Medical Library (RML) National Exhibits*
  0 RML State/Regional/Local Exhibits (FY 2021)*
  18 Projects Funded by RML (FY 2021)*
  $248,441 Total Awarded to Projects Funded by RML (FY 2021)
Space 57 Public Access Computers
  2 Wireless Networks for Laptops and Mobile Devices
  3 Classrooms Fully Equipped with Computers
  2 Video Conference Rooms
  41 Group Study Rooms (18 technology-enhanced)
  101 Individual Study Carrels
  0 Bioinformation and Data Science Computer*
  0 Collaborative Learning Room*
  0 Innovation Space (3D printers and hands-on equipment)*
  0 Presentation Practice Studio (video recording and editing equipment)*
Staff 27 Faculty Librarians
  53 All Library Staff

*Due to COVID-19, building-related data was low or non-existent with reduced on-site services.

Last edited on: Saturday, March 4, 2023