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Hilding Medical Library

St. Luke's Hilding Medical Library provides comprehensive research and medical information for health care professionals. The service is free to St. Luke's staff and affiliated professionals, who also have checkout privileges.

As an information resource, we maintain a basic reference library, extensive journal collection and access to contact information to reach physician, hospital and association resources outside of St. Luke's.

Hilding Medical Library materials are designed primarily for health care professionals. We offer a small collection of health materials for patients and families. If you would like to use the library, please contact Farris Sanders, medical librarian.

Library Information

Phone: 218.249.5320
Fax: 218.249.5926


2 West


Monday–Friday, 8 am–4:30 pm


Heidi Patterson, MLIS, Medial Librarian

Literature Search

Contact the librarian by phone or email for help accessing journals, books and databases. We participate in DOCLINE® and our LIBID is MNSULD.

For Medline and CINAHL database searches, fill out a Literature Search Form.

Searches will be completed within 24 hours. If you need faster results, please notify the librarian.

Interlibrary Loan

Articles not available at Hilding Medical Library may be available through interlibrary loan, a service where other libraries share resources. Please use the article request form and provide as much of the following information as you can: title, author, name of journal, volume and issue numbers, and date and page numbers. Typical timing for interlibrary loan is 2-4 days but is dependent on the specific article requested and the availability of the lending library. If you have a deadline, please let us know when you fill out the request form.

Audiovisual Equipment

Hilding Medical Library provides some equipment for check out, including camcorders, tripods, and projectors. Please contact the Education Department at 218.249.5527. You can also check out equipment through the Help Desk at 218.249.2447.