• About the Rowland Medical Library

    Rowland Medical Library is named in honor of Dr. Peter Rowland, a former professor of pharmacology, who was primarily responsible for its establishment. It serves the schools of Medicine, Nursing, Dentistry, Health Related Professions, and Graduate Programs in Medical Sciences, Nursing, and Clinical Health Sciences.

    "The Rowland Medical Library advances improved health care by providing institutional leadership, instruction and expertise in knowledge management and by establishing a creative learning environment to strengthen the health professional education, research, patient care and service programs of the University."

    Mission Statement

    Rowland Medical Library advances improved health care by providing institutional leadership, instruction and expertise in knowledge management and by establishing a creative learning environment to strengthen the health professional education, research, patient care and service programs of the University.

    To accomplish this mission, the library faculty and staff preserve, manage and disseminate collections of accessible biomedical information sources in all formats using advanced technologies. The library's comprehensive programs of diverse information services and outreach activities enable collaborative interactions that both inform and transform the individual. The library fosters life-long learning by enhancing proficiency in informatics and information management to improve the quality of health care delivery and to further the pursuit of scientific discovery.

    Rev. August, 2006

    Vision Statement

    The Rowland Medical Library strives to be an integral and vital partner to the success of the University of Mississippi Medical Center mission, and a valued and recognized leader in all aspects of scholarly biomedical information management and innovative information technology applications to build knowledge communities which advance research and improve health for Mississippians.

    BUILDING KNOWLEDGE COMMUNITIES
    FOR IMPROVED HEALTH