Crown Point Site Library Resources

The Library Resource Center is located in Room 126 and includes a growing selection of books, ebooks, journals and online resources. Students also have access to the holdings in the Lee and Jim Vann Library on our main campus, as well as the Health Science Library of Franciscan St. Anthony Health, Crown Point.

USF Crown Point Library


Journals and books may be checked out to Crown Point students for three weeks, with the exception of reference books. Reference books are not to be taken from the room. Items can be renewed if no one else has reserved them. Please stop at the front reception desk to check out a journal or book.

Interlibrary Loan

Materials not in the library’s collection can be requested through interlibrary loan.  Current students, staff and faculty can use this service. Forms can be obtained at either the circulation desk or online.  Select “Interlibrary Loan” from the library’s home page and click on the “Interlibrary Loan Request Online” link. This service is provided to students to assist them in completing assignments required in their coursework. Each student is allowed three free interlibrary loans per semester. Further details are available under the Interlibrary Loan FAQ located at Library Services.

Health Science Library

Franciscan St. Anthony Health Crown Point, IN 46307
Phone: 219-757-6345 or 219-864-2133
Fax: 219-757-6161

The Health Science Library is located on the first floor of the hospital. From the main entrance, go past the visitor elevators and turn left at the next corridor. The library is located across from the Outpatient Testing area. Students must present their USF badge in order to utilize the library. No food or drink is allowed in the library.

The library has a collection of over 300 volumes, including access to over many journal titles. Librarian hours vary, but students can still utilize the library after hours by contacting hospital security at 219-757-6313 or 219-757-5128 or 219-757-5129. The librarian can be contacted by phone at 219-757-6345 or 219-864-2133 or by email at [email protected].

The library is part of the Northwest Indiana Health Science Library Consortium. The librarian is a member of the Medical Library Association, as well as the Indiana Health Science Librarians Association.

Online Resources/Computers

Access to PubMed, InSpire Indiana, Mosby’s Nursing Consult, STATRef and other reference sites is available to students through the University of Saint Francis library or through the hospital library.

Research Assistance

A request for a search or an article is also available on the Saint Anthony’s home page, as well as the University of Saint Francis home page. Click on “Medical Library Request” at the bottom of the page.