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HMS Affiliate Teaching Hospital Libraries

This is a guide with contact and service information about the HMS Affiliate Teaching Hospital Libraries.

Howe Library Massachusetts Eye & Ear


The library provides:

  • Literature searches,
  • Systematic review assistance,
  • Interlibrary loans,
  • Copier/scanning services**,
  • and book loans to our staff. 

** Cost:  $5 to $15, depending on request. Call: 617-573-3196

The Massachusetts Eye and Ear Library collections focus on ophthalmology and otolaryngology, with some plastic surgery, neurology and general medicine. The ophthalmology and otolaryngology print journal collections date from the 19th century and include journals published in English, French, German, Russian, Czech, Japanese and Korean. 

The print text collection numbers more than 1,000 volumes, and new e-books are added regularly. 

Learn more at the Howe eLibrary

Staff Contact


Louise Collins, 617-573-3664

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