Sherman Cohn Library
Important Notice: (3/13/20).
Due to ongoing concerns related to the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19), in-person services in the Sherman Cohn Library are not available at this time; services to members of the general public are also not available at this time.
Online library services continue to be available. All students, faculty, and staff are welcome to contact the Library Desk with questions or concerns. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause you.
Use the Integrative Search's Online Publication Locator, which can be found on the purple menu banner within Integrative Search, to search for a specific ebook by title or ISBN. Please note that search will also show titles of online materials other than books in the result set.
Use Integrative Search to find book titles. To locate physical or online book holdings at Sherman Cohn Library, select the type of book search and enter keywords or a title, and search the database. Limit the results list to “Available in Library Collection”.
Search the Catalog to locate physical and online book holdings as well as non-book materials at Sherman Cohn Library.
Additional books that can be viewed online are accessible via Google Books.
Amazon often provides sample book pages that can be viewed. To obtain views of the most full text possible, use your existing or create an account with Amazon. When you log in to Amazon this additional book content can be seen and it can also be searched.
Access WorldCat to find out if a Library near you has a book. Search for the book title in WorldCat, then enter your zip code into WorldCat to see which local libraries, if any, own the title and then phone the local library to see if you can gain access to the work.
The Library's online article collection can be searched using the following Integrative Search text box, and then refining the results list:
BioMed Central enables full-text access to materials in biomedicine from an open access publisher.
Use the Integrative Search's Online Publication Locator to search for a specific journal by title or ISSN. Please note that the search result set will also show non-journal titles.
Use Google Scholar to locate additional articles. When there is a link in the column on the right side of the search result page, this is the one to follow as it usually leads to full text.
Search this resource when materials from a predominantly Western-medicine focused database will meet your informational needs. Conducting a PICO Search? Utilize the PICO Search option available from Integrative Search (accessible from the Quick Links tab above). Need clinical information? Choose PubMed Clinical Queries from the PubMed Resource Links list.
Monday - Saturday| 10:30 am - 4:00 pm
Note: When the University is closed due to emergency and weather-related events, the Library Commons and library services are not available. School closure notices will be posted on MUIH’s homepage. Additional closures or adjustments to Library hours may occur around holiday times and during trimester breaks. To confirm Library hours or to reach us with questions call 410-888-9048 ext. 6644 or toll-free 800-735-2968 ext.6644.
The voicemail is available to leave a message, however, Library staff are working off-campus and will not be able to return phone calls, only email. Please consider using our email service or the Library Online Contact Form.
The Library's Canvas Site is accessible to all faculty and to students working towards a certificate, masters, or doctoral degree, as well as to those with advanced special status. Use your Canvas login to experience this virtual library learning site that contains the Ask a Librarian Service, a Get Started Section, plus a link back to our Library's Research Tools page.
- Please note the conditions for using the Library Commons:
* We ask all users to be mindful of the study areas and the people using the spaces;
* Refrain from eating or displaying food in the Library Commons;
* Covered beverages are welcome;
* Place your phone on silent and step outside for all calls;
* Headphones are required when listening to audio.
The Collaborative Areas serve as a community space for learning, researching, engaging in collaborative work, quiet conversations, use of computers, and a printer/scanner/copier. Tables designated for collaborative study are labeled with a "C".
The Quiet Areas are between the Collaborative Areas and the Silent Areas. It serves as a space for study with minimal and low talking due to its proximity to the Silent Area. These tables are labeled with a "Q".
The Silent Areas and Meditation Areas are located in the rear of the Library Commons. The space contains carrels for individual study plus space for meditation, prayer, and quiet reflection. USB and electric outlets are provided within each carrel. Tables for silent study are labeled with an "S".