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Announcements from Summa Library

  • The Summa Medical Library is pleased to announce two new database/eBooks products. Jump to the eBooks section (click here) under Quick Links below to view the Access databases
    • AccessCardiology is a curated set of cardiology texts in an online platform. There are additional quick reference tools, cases, board preparation materials, and multi-media integrated with the textbooks.
    • AccessAPN is designed to better equip advanced practice nurses and future AP nurses. It includes 46 titles on topics such as EBP, leadership, informatics, pharmacotherapy, cultural competency, and much more. Other parts of this platform include, cases, multimedia, review questions, certification exam preparation review, and special resources for instructors! (Feb 2024)
  • We welcome your feedback.  Click here and send us your thoughts or send and email to (posted Feb, 2024)

Quick Links

Help Sheets for Access eBook Platforms
Other eBook Resources

Topical Guides

The Summa Library's Guide to Cultural Competency has moved, and is now a webpage included in the Health Equity Resources Guide (see link below). Click here to go directly to the Cultural Competency webpage.


Location, Contact Us:                         Library Hours & Access:


Located at:

Akron  Campus, South Pavilion, Ground Floor, Suite G-3

General (Staffed) Hours:

8:00 - 4:30, M-F


Mailing Address:

55 Arch Street, Suite G-3,
Akron, OH 44304

Badge Access:  Your Summa badge is required to enter via the badge reader. Tap your badge to enter. If your badge doesn't work, ring the doorbell and a staff member will let you in. You must have your badge with you and be able to show it to the librarians, even if off-the-clock. 


Main Phone, Email, Fax:

Phone: 330-375-3260 
Fax:  330-379-5034 (new fax #)

Who Can Use Summa Library:  All Summa employees have access during staffed hours. The library is not open to the public.

After Hours:  All physicians, residents, and fellows have after-hours access via badge proximity reader. Other types of staff may contact the library to request after-hours access