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Library Services

The Health Sciences Library assures access to the most current and evidence-based biomedical and clinical resources. The information acquired supports the excellence of the clinical, educational, research, and administrative functions of our Hospital.


Library services and materials are accessible to all affiliates of Our Lady of Fatima Hospital and CharterCARE Health Partners. This includes all employees, physicians, students, and all those on clinical rotation at the Hospital or satellite locations. Our electronic journal holdings are listed through EBSCO Full Text Finder, and our holdings, along with the holdings of several other hospitals in Rhode Island, are also listed in the Hospital Libraries of Rhode Island online public access catalog, published by Library World.  Here is the link:




Books, Journals, Current Reference Work



Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews

Medline with Full Text

PubMed –(public accessible version of Medline)

CINAHL with Full Text

UpToDate Anywhere


New England Journal of Medicine

Health Business Full Text Elite

Psychology and Behavioral Sciences Collection

Academic Search Elite

EBSCO Full Text Finder



As members of the Association of RI Health Sciences Libraries, (ARIHSL), and the Library of RI Network, (LORI), we assist and cooperate with medical libraries as well as all other types of libraries by exchanging and sharing information and materials throughout the state of RI and beyond, through interlibrary loan. Further, as members of the National Network of Libraries of Medicine, (NN/LM), we participate in both DOCLINE and LoansomeDoc – NLM’s interlibrary loan and document delivery systems. Following is a link to a summary of our interlibrary loan policies:




In addition, the following services are provided by a qualified medical librarian and are available by email, fax, mail, telephone or in person:


Answer reference questions

Conduct literature searches

Assist /Train in use of print & electronic resources/databases

Advise on research methods

Obtain document delivery & Interlibrary loans

Photocopy, printing, and fax services

Availability of 2 public Internet accessible PC workstations


200 High Service Avenue,  North Providence, RI 02904 

Marian Hall, First Floor (across foyer from main entrance)



*Monday -- Friday from 8:30am -- 5:00pm


*Librarian is available – Wednesday from 8:30am -- 12:00pm & Friday from  1:00pm -- 5:00pm


*24/7 Access is available when necessary – see Librarian or OLF Security to request access.



Mary Zammarelli, MLS Librarian


Phone: 401-456-3036

Fax: 401-752-8250