To the editor: When the readers of your journal were students, they almost certainly had access to a well-stocked biomedical library on campus. Their information needs, as graduate physicians, have altered but not necessarily diminished. Whether they are studying for board certification, undertaking a piece of research for publication, or simply following-up an interesting case, they will probably call on a medical library at some stage.
Most medical school libraries in the developed world have a stock of 30 000 books or more. In addition, they are likely to have the support of other biomedical libraries within reach either physically