Welcome

Two students reading a book in the library stacks

The Anne Ross Library & Learning Resource Center (LRC) strives to be the intellectual center of Ross University School of Medicine. Library staff select, organize and provide access to a wide range of services, resources and curriculum support designed to enhance self-directed learning, group collaboration and academic excellence. Headed by a certified medical librarian, the library provides access to more than 120 current journal subscriptions, 5,000 textbooks, 175 audiovisual titles and 80 multimedia programs.

View of library study area

The University-issued student identification card is required for all Library transactions and services including borrowing books, using multimedia resources and accessing the Internet. The Library is intended for University students, faculty, and staff only.

The Anne Ross Library features a large service area, two computer labs with over 80 Internet-accessible workstations, photocopy machine, printers, audiovisual equipment, three group study rooms, two large reading rooms and staff work space. The library’s reading rooms seat more than 500 persons.

Library Hours

During the semester – seven days a week from 7:00 am to 5:00 am.  (Book service from 8:00 am to midnight)
During breaks – from 8:00 am to 8:00 pm.

The library is closed on some national holidays of Dominica. Changes in hours are posted in advance.

Contact Us

Anne Ross Library & Learning Resource Center

Phone: 1-767-255-6500 Ext. 6273

Library Hours

During the semester – 7 days a week from 7:00 am to 5:00 am. (Book service from 8:00 am to midnight)
During breaks – open from 8:00 am to 8:00 pm.

The library is closed on some national holidays of Dominica. Changes in hours are posted in advance.

Contact Information

Front Desk

 x6273

Library Director

 x6365

Library Manager

 x6236

Library Supervisors

 x6235

Interlibrary Loan Specialist

 x6504

Library Workroom

 x6469

 

Library Services

Document Delivery

Student studying in Anne Ross library

Document delivery bridges the gap between our library’s print and electronic collections and what is needed from other publications. The Anne Ross Library participates in the National Library of Medicine’s Docline interlibrary loan system and uses document delivery software to receive and transmit documents to and from other libraries and document providers. Contact a library staff member at the information desk to request articles from journals not available in our collections, or send an email message to: npoponne@rossu.edu or cwenham@rossu.edu.

Mediated Searching

Literature searches can be performed upon request. Instruction on performing effective literature searches is also available. For more information, ontact the library director at x66236 or email: cwenham@rossu.edu.

Ready Reference

Library staff can look up facts and answer directional and ready reference questions related to science, technology, and medicine. Contact the information desk at x6273.

Self-Service Printers

Self-service printers are available for use by University faculty and students.

Educational Offerings

The library director is committed to helping students achieve core competencies related to informatics by offering workshops related to learning and improving information seeking skills. The library director will provide individual, class and group instructional sessions related to accessing, filtering, managing and evaluating biomedical information. Call x6236 or email cwenham@rossu.edu.

Curricular Support

Library staff provides, organizes and supports the resources and facilities necessary for medical students to communicate, learn, research, teach, manage and succeed during their academic years, and later in medical practice. The library director collaborates with faculty to help integrate informatics principles into the curriculum.

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