Museum of History of Belarusian Medicine
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    Library's opening hours:
    Mon - Fri: 10.00 am - 8.00 pm
    Sat 10.00 am - 6.00 pm
    Sun - closed
    The 1st Friday of the month-cleaning day

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SE «Republican Scientific Medical Library»

Welcome to Republican Scientific Medical Library!

SI Republican scientific medical library (RSML) is the center of information and bibliographic service for scientists and health care specialists in Belarus.

RSML serves as national and republican depository of documents on medicine and health care, branch center of international and inter-library loan system, scientific and coordination center for medical libraries of Belarus.

The collection of RSML is a national property. It consists of more than 900.000 documents. Every year our library receives about 17.000 editions on medicine and health care. We have a unique collection of rare books on medicine. Among them there are old editions by Hippocrates, Avicenna and literature of the 19th-20th centuries. We also keep the unique personal libraries of Belarusian scientists: D.A. Markov, U.V. Gulkevich, N.N. Alexandrov and others.

RSML Photo The service for our users is conducted through the system of reading-rooms and loan system. We also have the inter-library loan system, electronic delivery system and virtual inquiry service for our distant users.

In 1992 RSML became one of the founders of the public organization Belarusian library association, in 1995 the documental center of European regional office of World Health Organization on the territory of Belarus. Our library takes part in the International Consortium of medical libraries on corporate analytical writing of periodicals. The library is a member of Non-commercial partnership on rendering assistance to medical libraries. RSML collaborates with the libraries of different countries and international organizations National medical library of the USA, the library of Medical center of Massachusetts University, International club Rotary International, International charitable society Sofia, pharmaceutical company Novo Nordisk A/S (Denmark).

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