Library Hours

Normal Hours
Monday - Thursday7AM - Midnight
Friday7AM - 6PM
Saturday8AM - 5PM
Sunday12PM - Midnight
24 hour study spaceThe 24 hour study space is available to medical students 24/7
Winter Break Hours: Dec 16 - Jan 8
Mon-Fri7AM - 6PM
Sat8AM - 5PM
Sun12pm - 6PM
24 hour study spaceThe 24 hour study space is available to medical students 24/7
EXCEPTIONS:
Fri-Mon, Dec 23-26CLOSED
Fri-Mon, Dec 30-Jan 2CLOSED
24 hour study spaceThe 24 hour study space is available to medical students 24/7

Things to Know Before Visiting

An IU School of Medicine ID allows library visitors to gain entry into the library. Non-IU School of Medicine researchers may use the call box by the library entrance or contact the circulation desk at 317-274-7182 to request entrance.

The 24-hour study area is available to IUSM medical students, residents, and fellows after hours by CrimsonCard access. Email circulation at libmcirc@iu.edu to request card access.

The library is closed University Holidays and may have special, limited hours during holiday periods.

Research Help:

You can reach our librarians by email at MEDLREF@IU.EDU. This account is monitored Monday-Friday, 9 am to 5 pm, and responses are generally received within 2 hours of receiving an email. Chat hours begin 30 minutes after opening and end 30 minutes prior to closing each day.

COVID-19:

IU strongly encourages practicing social distancing and following CDC recommended hygiene practices to stay healthy. Find the latest update at coronavirus.iu.edu.


Address

Ruth Lilly Medical Library
975 West Walnut Street IB 100
Indianapolis Indiana 46202-5121


Observed Holidays:

The library observes the following University Holidays and may have special, limited hours during holiday periods.

  • New Year's Day
  • Martin Luther King Jr. Day
  • Memorial Day
  • Independence Day
  • Juneteenth
  • Labor Day
  • Day before Thanksgiving
  • Thanksgiving Day
  • Friday after Thanksgiving
  • Christmas Day

Holiday closings and special hours will be posted on signs in the library and on the RLML News Blog.


Parking

The nearest visitor parking is the University Hospital Parking Garage, 600 University Blvd. or the Lockfield Parking Garage,1050 Wishard Blvd. Please visit  the IUPUI Parking and Transportation Services for details.


Bicycle Rack

There is a bicycle rack located outside the Walnut Street Entrance to the Medical Research and Library Building.  Please visit Bike IUPUI for information and tips on parking your bike on campus.  As with any college campus, bicycle theft is a constant problem. There are ways to substantially reduce the chances of your bicycle being stolen, please visit Bike IUPUI or the IUPD IUPUI for theft prevention tips.

There is an indoor bike parking/storage facility located in Hine Hall, available if you register your bike with IUPUI Parking and Transportation Services, see Bike IUPUI for details.