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Hirsh Health Sciences Library



  • Existence: 2005



The Hirsh Health Scienes Library (2005-) was opened in 2005 with a donation from pharmaceutical CEO Jane Hirsh and named in her honor.

The Health Scienes Library (2005-) was opened in 2005 with a donation from pharmaceutical CEO Jane Hirsh and named in her honor, whose husband, Dr. Mark Hirsh (DG68) and two children who graduated from Tufts University.

The library is located on the fourth floor of the Arthur M. Sackler Center for Health Communications and is administered The library's collections support education for Tufts University's School of Medicine, School of Dental Medicine, Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy, Tufts New England Medical Center, and Tufts Sackler School. Eric Albright has been the library's director since its opening in April 2005.

List of Directors:

  • Eric Albright, 2005-
    • Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

      Donald B. Darling Papers

      Call Number: MS188
      Scope and Contents

      This collection consists of Donald B. Darling's research and subject files; Northeastern University lectures; publications; TNEMC architectural plans; committee files (School of Medicine and library); School of Medicine faculty meeting minutes and announcements; and annual reports, budgets, and statistics.

      Dates: 1959 -- 1990

      Friends, A Newsletter for the Friends of Tufts Libraries

      Call Number: UP161
      Scope and Contents

      This collection contains the newsletter from the Friends of Tufts Libraries announcing news, sponsors, calendar of events, and other information. It is published twice a year. Libraries covered by the publication include the Tisch Library, Digital Collections and Archives, Edwin Ginn Library, Hirsh Health Sciences Library, and Webster Veterinary Library.

      Dates: 1999 -- 2016

      Hirsh Health Sciences Library Records

      Call Number: UA225
      Scope and Contents The collection contains grant files, correspondence, memoranda, announcements, flyers, minutes, annual reports, library statistics, budget survey, and other administrative files, from 1924 to 2010. It also includes electronic files originally stored in several different types of media of which 3 1⁄2-inch floppy disks and 5 1/2-inch floppy disks are dominant. Additionally, there are a few VHS tapes, audio cassettes, CDs, and a DLTtape. The bulk of the materials was created and compiled by the...
      Dates: 1893 -- 2013

      Promotional material, 2013

       Part of Collection — Box 9
      Call Number: UA225.003.009.00007
      Scope and Contents From the Series: This series contains various administrative files including surveys, annual reports, statistics, budget proposals, memoranda, correspondence, flyers, personal certificates, newsletters, journals, LCME accreditation self-study material, and the Hirsh Health Sciences Library disaster plan and policies. The series contains physical materials as well as a large number of digital files that were originally housed on a wide variety of portable media. The bulk of the materials was created from the...
      Dates: 2013