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Pratt Library

Edward L. Pratt Research Library

Extensive Resources, Unlimited Potential

Edward L. Pratt Library 

The Edward L. Pratt Library plays a unique role in fulfilling Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center’s mission. As one of the most extensive library collections at any pediatric hospital, the Pratt Library helps researchers and clinicians harness more than 1 million resources focused on a single goal: improving the lives of the children in our care.

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Our Resources

We offer faculty and staff access to a unique, primarily digital collection, with a focus on child health and connected with both the University of Cincinnati and a consortium of 88 Ohio colleges and universities. We have the resources to support your decision making.


Our Facilities

Pratt Library Support Staff and our "self-check-out-station" for ordered materials are located at T2.435.

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Laura Werts, Senior Director
Kristen Burgess, Manager
Cory Lyon, Librarian
Karen Whyte, Librarian
Darlene Strain, Coordinator
The Pratt Library is primarily virtual. The best way to contact the team is by emailing

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Our Staff

The Pratt Library staff uses years of library experience to guide clinicians and investigators through their information searches in person, by phone or through email. From Literature Searching to Information and Knowledge Management Consulting, Pratt Library staff uses their years of experience to make your information and knowledge work faster, easier and more effective.