Advocate Aurora Library Network

A Trusted Resource  for Health Care Professionals

A member of the National Network of Libraries of Medicine, the Advocate Aurora Library Network provides access to databases, journals, research and more to support the needs of clinicians, administrators, students and other Advocate Aurora employed health professionals.

Key Resources 

Beyond our thousands of A–Z online books and journals, we offer access to databases including:

  • MEDLINE (OVID or PubMed): An index of over 5,000 of the world’s biomedical journals, from 1950 to the present.
  • The Cochrane Library (Wiley): An easy way to search the Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, and other databases and trials.
  • ClinicalKey: Search Elsevier resources including 500 journals and “Clinics,” 1,100 books, First Consult, Procedures Consult and more.
  • UpToDate: Features easy-to-use, expert-based disease information with evidence rankings on the Summary Recommendations.

You can also access services such as:

  • Librarian-assisted literature search and research support
  • Selected Works institutional repository to promote your scholarship
  • Classes on citation management and searching
  • Interlibrary loan, a nationwide resource-sharing network
  • Library resources for mobile devices
  • Aurora Health Care Digital Repository, which features materials written by Aurora clinicians


The Advocate Aurora Library Network includes six locations throughout eastern Wisconsin:

Aurora St. Luke’s Medical Center Medical Library
Medical Office Building 1, Suite LL01
2901 W. Kinnickinnic River Pkwy.
Milwaukee, WI 53201
Phone: 414-649-7356 | Hours: 7:30 a.m. – 6:30 p.m., Monday through Friday

Librarians: Lucy Webb, Brenda Fay, Marcy Lisiecki

Directions: Enter at the Medical Office Building 1 entrance, which is located on the north side of Aurora St. Luke's Medical Center. Take the elevator to the basement. Turn right when exiting the elevator and follow the hallway around the corner. At the next corner, go left. The library entrance is on the right side of the hallway.

Aurora West Allis Medical Center Ziebert Medical Library
8901 W. Lincoln Ave.
West Allis, WI 53227
Phone: 414-328-7910 | Hours: 7 a.m. – 4 p.m., Monday through Friday

Librarian: Jennifer Deal

Directions: From the hospital's main entrance (first floor), enter and proceed straight ahead, following the pink floor tiles to the patient tower elevators. You will pass the reception/information desk, the gift gallery, and the surgical waiting area on your way to the elevators. Take the elevator down to the ground floor, turn left as you exit, and walk around the elevator bank. Follow the signage for the medical library down the hallway to the left. The Ziebert Medical Library is the second door on the right.

Aurora Sinai Medical Center Hurwitz Medical Library
945 N. 12th Street
Milwaukee, WI 53233
Phone: 414-219-6710 | Hours: 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday

Librarian: Rita Mitchell

Directions: From the main hospital entrance (12th Street) head straight, then turn left at the gift shop. Turn right past the South elevators and then turn left. Continue along this hallway until you see signs for the medical library on your right. Walk down this shorter hallway to enter the Hurwitz Medical Library.

Aurora Medical Center in Summit Resource Center Library
36500 Aurora Dr.
Summit, WI 53066
Phone: 262-434-1070 | Hours: 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday

Librarian: Mini Prasad

Directions: From the hospital's main entrance, turn left and walk past the cafeteria and gift shop, which you will see on your right side. The Resource Center is the door on the right after the gift shop. From the clinic entrance, turn right and walk down the long hallway past the Aurora Pharmacy. Just after you see the healing gardens on the right, look to the left of the hallway and you will see the library. From the VLCC entrance, walk to the end of the hallway and turn right. At the end of the next hallway, turn left and then proceed straight. The library is straight ahead at the end of the hallway.

Aurora BayCare Medical Center Community Resource Library
4th Floor
2845 Greenbrier Rd.
Green Bay, WI 54308
Phone: 920-288-3058 | Hours: 8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m., Monday through Friday

Librarian: Holly Egebo

Directions: Enter the hospital at the large canopy main entrance. Take any one of the gold elevators to the 4th floor. Turn left upon exiting the elevator. The library is the first door on the left.

Aurora Medical Center in Grafton Resource Center Library
975 Port Washington Rd.
Grafton, WI 53024
Phone: 262-329-1025 | Hours: 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday

Librarian: Kathy Koch

Directions: After entering the main entrance, take the gold lobby elevators (behind the information desk) up to the 3rd floor. As you exit the elevator, turn right and follow the hallway all the way past the atrium (on your right) and the Cardiac Cath Lab (on your left). The Resource Center Library will be on your right, just before you reach a Family Lounge area.

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