Shiffman - Resources & Services for BioMedical Graduate Students

Welcome from Shiffman Medical Library

The Vera P. Shiffman Medical Library welcomes you.  We want you to know that Shiffman Library offers both virtual and physical resources within easy reach; a robust web presence; a professional staff ready to help in your search efforts and save you time.  We are excited you are here and wish you worry-free seamless information discovery.

Things to Remember:

Need Help?

Reference and Research Support Services:

Circulation / Reserves:

  • Phone: (313) 577-1089

Shiffman Hours

Regular Hours

Monday - Friday: 8:30AM - 9:00PM

Check calendar for exceptions.


Libary Study Rooms & Quiet Space

There are 13 study rooms and designated quiet study areas throughout the library for students.  Reserve study rooms on site at the Shiffman Information Desk or online. 
Individual and group study rooms can be reserved online.  Visit Room Reservations page for more infromation. 

Computer lab & Printing

Shiffman computer lab is located on the first floor in the library. For more information, please click here.

Printing is also available in the library. The cost is:

  • Black and white prints/copies are $0.11 per 8 ½ x 11 page ($0.22 if duplexing)
  • Color prints/copies are $0.35 per 8 ½ x 11 page ($0.70 if duplexing)

For more information, please see here.