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NEW! Coronavirus Information Center. Includes a Patient Education Handout.

*Summa Medical Library is now offering online access to the DSM-V, along with other publications and tools from the American Psychiatry Association. (Jan 1, 2020)

*For general & clinical information, and stats on Vaping-Associated Lung Injury, see the new box in the right-hand column on this page (posted Nov 2019)...NEW as of Jan 2020!  CDC just released new guidelines for discharge of EVALI patients. 

*New Ebooks available for 2020 from Ovid. See a list here by subject. Medical, Nursing, and Review books!

*In keeping with the spirit of Schwartz Rounds, we have new books that might be of interest to you:

The Medical Library is proud to announce that the titles from the Gold Foundation’s Summer Reading List for Compassionate Clinicians  are available for checkout. You can see the list of books here at Compassionate Clinicians Reading List webpage at the Medical Library

Summa Akron City Hospital

Summa Health System H-Tower

Library Forms

Complete the PDF form and click submit to email it to the library.

Important Note!

If the Submit button on the registration form does not seem to work, fill in the form and print it before you exit OR print it as a PDF (Save As will only save the blank form).  Then fax the hard copy to us or email us with an attached e-copy:

  • Fax: 330-375-3978
  • Email:

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New EASIER way to access Electronic Journals!


View the Library's Journals using Browzine at,
or go to and select Summa Health.


  • Welcome to a NEW, EASIER way to access the Library's Electronic Journal Collection!
  • Please view the 2 minute video above for a quick view of how Browzine can change the way you use electronic journals, and help you keep up to date on relevant articles in your field!
  • Click on My Bookshelf to enter your email and a password to set up journals you want to keep up on and new articles alerts!
  • You can also download the app for iPhone, iPad or Android at the appropriate App Store. This will sync between your different devices.
  • There is a link to PubMed within Browzine. Look in the upper right of screen. (This applies to the Web version).


  • ‚ÄčIf you need have questions, please contact the librarians at or 330.375.3260.



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Contact Us


Charlotte Sievert
Information Services Librarian

Kathleen Walker
Clinical Informationist


Wendy Hess
Systems Librarian

Library Fax: 330-375-3978

Quick Reference: Vaping Lung Injury

From the CDC: Clinicians are encouraged to report possible cases of E-cigarette or Vaping product use Associated with Lung Injury (aka EVALI) to their local or state health department.

Below are links to current information on this developing health problem:

Hours & Location

55 Arch St. G-3
Akron, OH 44304

All Summa employees have access
Monday-Friday, 8:00 AM-4:30 PM
Summa ID badge required to enter.
Medical professionals have after-hours access via badge proximity reader. Tap your badge to enter.
The library is not open to the public.

Wendy Hess

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Wendy Hess
55 Arch Street, G-3
Akron, OH 44304