NEOMED's Oliver Ocasek Regional Medical Information Center

Under the leadership of Dr. Penny Smith, the Northeast Ohio Medical University's (NEOMED) Oliver Ocasek Regional Medical Information Center (OORMIC) is an active partner in education and research at the University. The Library, established in 1973 as the Basic Medical Sciences Library is open 69.5 hours per week during the school year.

The OORMIC online catalog (NEOLINK) contains the collective holdings of NEOMED and 11 Associated Hospital Libraries. These combined holdings allow students access to clinical texts as well as the basic medical science materials in OORMIC.

OhioLINK spoke with OORMIC to find out more about the services the Library offers NEOMED faculty, students and staff as well as members of the general public.

What are your three points of pride for your library?

  1. The excellent service we provide our local NEOMED community, our affiliates and the OhioLINK community.
  2. Being a founding member of OhioLINK.
  3. Our continued contributions to making OhioLINK successful.

What is the most popular spot in your library for students and patrons?

The library 24/7 quiet area. It is used by students, faculty, and staff when they need an area in which they can work or study quietly or focus.

How long have you been a member of OhioLINK?

We are proud to say we are a charter member of OhioLINK!

If you'd like to learn more about the Northeast Ohio Medical University's Oliver Ocasek Regional Medical Information Center: