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South Infirmary Victoria University Hospital Medical Library – Cork

South Infirmary Victoria University Hospital Library

SIVUH Library supports the hospital’s role in teaching patient-centered care. The library provides access to a range of collections and resources to meet the research and education needs of SIVUH staff and students on clinical placement, and to facilitate decision-making in patient care.

Opening Hours

Monday – Friday from 9.00am – 5.00pm

staffed by a Senior Library Assistant.

Collections and Services

Library collections include

  • medical, nursing and allied health textbooks
  • print and online journals
  • online databases ProQuest Medical Library, CINAHL Plus with Full Text and clinical resource tool UpToDate
  • audiovisual collection
  • inter-library loan service
  • internet access with eight computer work stations
  • study area

Access and membership

External membership is offered to non-SIVUH employees who are employed in the health sector on payment of an annual fee. Further details on the SIVUH website

To contact the library email: library@sivuh.ie or phone 021 – 4926348.