Several Mayo libraries are open for up to 90 hours per week throughout the Rochester campus. Individual library hours vary, however students may arrange access to library resources as needed.
- Colonial Library: Mayo's Colonial Library, located in the Colonial Building, serves students and staff who need books, journals, videos, audiotapes and online resources dealing with nursing, health care and business management and personal development.
Plummer Library: The Plummer Library occupies the 11th through 17th floors of the historic Plummer Building and contains Mayo's most extensive book and journal collections. Established in 1907, the Plummer Library serves as the central clinical and research library for Mayo Clinic.
The Mayo Medical Bookstore, located on Plummer 11, offers textbooks, review guides and alumni memorabilia.
- Saint Marys Staff Library: The Staff Library of Saint Marys Hospital provides information resources and services to Mayo employees and students in Mayo-affiliated programs. Subject specialties:
- Biomedical Ethics
- Clinical Medicine
- Critical Care
- Emergency Medicine
- Nutrition and Dietetics
- Psychiatry and Psychology
Venables Library: The Venables Library is located on the Siebens Medical Education Building 10th floor near several MSHS classrooms. It is among the most popular libraries with MSHS students in Rochester and houses a collection of current medical and allied health-care textbooks.
Venables Library provides access to literature-searching services and instruction in how to search. It also has audiovisual materials, anatomical models and computer-aided educational programs.
- Learning Resource Center (LRC): The LRC is located in the Mitchell Student Center and houses a small, carefully selected collection of current medical textbooks. Several special collections are available, including women's issues in medicine and health, medical education, examination review books, and other selected ethics and humanities materials. Audiovisual materials, anatomical models and computer-aided educational programs are provided.