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Information Resources for the Clinical Programme, UWI FMS St. Augustine: Clinical Sites

This libguide was prepared for students and staff of the UWI, FMS, St Augustine, MBBS Clinical Programme. It provides information about the services of the Medical Sciences Library that are accessible to Users away from the campus as well as the resources



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The MEDICAL SCIENCES LIBRARY (MSL) has working relationships with the Libraries attached to your clinical sites hospitals.  If needed, you may contact the MSL to assist you with any matters arising concerning access to resources at these hospital libraries.

Services -  You can choose to use the resources afforded you at the Hospital Libraries, as well as simply use the library facilities as space.

REMINDER -   You can always access resources at the University Libraries via your REMOTE ACCESS privileges, while you are away at your clinical site.


Medical Library Port of Spain(868)-623-2437

There are study carrels which students and staff are able to utilize. There are six functioning computers which the patrons can utilize. Also available to the students are the EBSCOHOST databases and over 10,000 medical titles. Journals are accessed through EBSCOHOST databases.

Port of Spain General Hospital

 * Please note that this site is presently being refurbished and there has been a disruption in service.


Medical Library San Fernando (868) The San Fernando Medical Library has approximately 1100 books. Journals are also available and can be accessed through the EBSCOHOST suite of database. Computers are made available from the South West Regional Health Authority (SWRHA) and the University of the West Indies (UWI). Internet, photocopying and printing services are also available.

San Fernando General Hospital



Mount Hope Women’s Hospital  (868)-663-3612 

Currently, there are approximately one thousand, one hundred (1,100) titles at this facility. A small collection of Social and Preclinical Sciences material exists; however, the majority is focused on Obstetrics and Gynaecology. There are several audiovisual teaching aids available including scrolls, film reels, and several teaching models, which are used by students as well as staff members.The Mount Hope Women’s Hospital (MHWH) Medical Library is equipped with studying facilities for students including desks and study carrels, as well as two (2) computers with internet access. Students can also utilize their own devices by connecting to the wireless network.

Mt. Hope Women's Hospital


Hospitals at the Eric Williams Medical Sciences Complex

There are no physical libraries associated with the EWMSC hospitals.  The medical staff at the Complex have always enjoyed service from the UWI Medical Sciences Library, as part of a community.  

Clinical students based at the EWMSC are at their "home" library. 

Eric Williams Medical Sciences Complex


Sangre Grande Hospital

UWI Library resources should be accessed remotely.  It is therefore important that you familiarize yourselves with the steps you need for remote access (see Tab above: Off Campus Access).

Sangre Grande Hospital

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 Information desk contact

Information Desk contact number:

645-3232- Ext 5201


Contact the authors

Librarian, Acquisitions / Serials Unit,

Tel: 645 3232 Ext 5218

Librarian, Reference and Loans Unit

Tel: 645 3232 Ext 5244