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Markham Stouffville Hospital Library

Oak Valley Health

Ask a Librarian

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Library Manager - Medical Librarian

Celeste Ramnarine


Library Technician

Mimi Yung




The Markham Stouffville Hospital Library provides resources to support the clinical, research and educational needs of physicians, staff, volunteers, students and residents of the hospital and Markham community. Our services and resources are available on-site and remotely to all staff of Oak Valley Health at our 3 hospital sites. The library is open to the general public but the staff have access to use our computers with their staff email login.



Our library missions are:

  • To ensure that current resources are available to support the information and research needs of our physicians, staff, patients, and community. 
  • To provide the latest Health and Wellness Resources to all our patrons.
  • To ensure that the resources available in the library enlighten our users in making informed health decisions




Your MSH ID is your library card and you have access to all library resources. You could also use your Markham Public Library card to check out our resources if they are on the MPL

Library Resources are loaned out to:

  • Staff (through the Medical Library Staff)
  • Markham Community (including staff with MPL cards) through MPL Cornell Branch only:

Item Period Renewal
Books 3 weeks
Journals 1 week 3
Training manuals are signed out to STAFF ONLY (BLS, ACLS, PALS & NRP) 3 weeks 3



To request interlibrary loan, email the book information (title and author of the book)  to mshlibrary@oakvalleyhealth.ca

Note: Course materials are not available on interlibrary loan.


The library welcomes donations from individuals, corporate bodies and community but these resources has to be in the recent (5 years). due to limited space, please contact the library ahead before making any donation.

To donate items to the library contact us at mshlibrary@oakvalleyhealth.ca  or  call 905-472-7061 with a list of the materials providing us with the following:

  Books (less than 5 years only)





 Year ranges and/or volumes/issues

  Publication year

 Published in less than 5 years

We also have a list of charities accepting items. Contact us for details. If accepted, donations become the property of Markham Stouffville Hospital Library.




New books are listed in alphabetical order with title, author, description, ISBN, and call #: