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About Sladen Library

About Sladen Library - Overview

The Sladen Libraries serve as Henry Ford Health's gateway to over 4,500 electronic journals, more than 5,000 electronic books, and an array of databases that support the teaching, research, and clinical practice missions of Henry Ford Health. Our library system is comprised of four hospital libraries – our flagship location in Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit; Henry Ford Macomb Hospital; Henry Ford Wyandotte Hospital; Henry Ford Jackson Hospital – and our corporate historical archives, the Conrad R. Lam Archives.

System Director, Libraries & Archives: Gayle Williams, MSLS –

Sladen Library at Henry Ford Hospital

The Sladen Library is located on the 17th floor of Henry Ford Hospital’s Clinic Building. This Library location is open Monday-Friday and provides a comfortable, quiet place for study; work tables; study carrels; a training room; books and journals; 12 employee computer workstations; reservable rooms for small group work or meetings; and a space for consulting with library staff.

The Library website provides 24/7 access to our extensive collection of online medical resources. Online access to library resources is reserved for Henry Ford Health team members.

The Sladen Library location serves the employees and affiliated users of Henry Ford Hospital - Detroit, HF West Bloomfield, Kingswood, the Medical Centers, One Ford Place, New Center One, and HAP. For all other hospital locations (HF Macomb, HF Wyandotte, HF Jackson), please refer to your on-campus library for assistance.

Watch the Welcome to Sladen Video Tour

The video below provides a brief introduction to the library space and some of the most popular resources and services available from the Sladen Library at Henry Ford Hospital.


Additional Information

History of the Sladen Library / About Dr. Frank J. Sladen   

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Sladen Contact Info

Sladen Library

Henry Ford Hospital, K-17

2799 W. Grand Blvd.

Detroit, MI  48202

Main Phone: (313) 916-2550


Fax: (313) 874-4730

Text: (313) 789-2275 [M-F 8:30am-4pm]