Library Resources


The Emily Hall Tremaine Library & Resource Center has books, journals, databases and audiovisuals to provide information for patients, their families and caregivers, our staff, students, members of the community, and other libraries. The collection includes resources in the fields of consumer health, medicine, nursing, allied health, and health administration. A small collection of fiction and biography is maintained for the recreational reader.

Please note that the information provided by our library does not imply a medical recommendation or endorsement and is not a substitute for your physician's guidance.


Location: the ground floor of Jackson Pavilion, Gaylord Hospital
Hours: 8:00 am – 4:30 pm
Telephone: 1.866.GAYLORD, ext. 3328
Fax: (203) 284-2892

Instruction on the use of library resources, databases, and the Internet is available, an appointment is recommended.

A professional health librarian will perform literature searches for personal health information only. Requests may be made in person or by telephone. Most searches are done using the National Library of Medicine MEDLINE database. You will receive a printout containing the citations to journal articles. Full text of most articles can be obtained from our collection or from our network of affiliated libraries. Requests that come from another library take 5 or 6 working days to arrive. Fax service is only available in the case of a clinical emergency


The Internet contains a vast number of heath-related resources. The list below is a starting point for users who are unfamiliar with websites intended for both the consumer and the health professional.

National Organizations

American Brain Tumor Association
American Cancer Society
American Diabetes Association American Heart Association
American Medical Association
American Sleep Disorders Association
Arthritis Foundation
Brain Injury Association
Brain Injury Association of Connecticut
Centers for Disease Control
National Health Information Center
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases
National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases
National Institute of Mental Health
National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke
National Institutes of Health

National Library of Medicine
National Multiple Sclerosis Society
National Organization on Disability
National Spinal Cord Injury Association
National Spinal Cord Injury Association-Connecticut Chapter
National Stroke Association
Paralyzed Veterans of America

Consumer Health Websites

Alternative Medicine Homepage
Center Watch Clinical Trials Listing Service

Mayo Clinic O@sis
NOAH [New York Online Access to Health]
The Virtual Hospital


American Academy of Physical Medicine and RehabilitationBrain Injury Center
MYOMO My Own Motion
National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research
National Rehabilitation Information Center
National Resource Center for Traumatic Brain Injury
The Perspectives Network
Spinal Cord Injury Information Network


Gaylord Hospital Gaylord Wellness Center Gaylord Sleep Medicine / Guilford
Gaylord Hospital

Gaylord Farm Road

Wallingford, CT 06492

(203) 284-2800

Gaylord Physical Therapy, Orthopedics
and Sports Medicine

8 Devine Street

North Haven, CT 06473

203-230-9226 / 203-284-2818 Sleep Medicine

Gaylord Specialty Healthcare