Alfred Goldschmidt Medical Sciences Library

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The mission of the Alfred Goldschmidt Medical Sciences Library is to provide the most effective, responsive, and up-to-date information services possible in support of the missions of the Faculty of Medicine (research, teaching excellence and high-quality health care).  In addition, the library serves the information needs of the staff of the Rambam Medical Center, as well as students from the joint University of Haifa-Technion paramedical programs.  The library also provides information support to all Faculty-affiliated hospital libraries in the Northern region of Israel.

The library maintains collections of books, periodicals and electronic information sources that support the research, teaching and patient care by the academic staff, students and medical center staff.


  • Provide a wide range of books, periodicals and electronic information for our user population.
  • Provide and maintain a pleasant atmosphere conducive to study and for the use of library collection and services.
  • Provide high-quality and courteous customer service
  • Provide instruction in the use of the library’s information resources in order to stimulate their optimal use.

Opening Hours:

Sunday-Thursday: 8:00 – 22:00 (during academic year)
Friday and Holiday Eve: 8:30 – 13:00

The library is closed Saturdays and Holidays, Passover – intermediate, the fourth week of August, and Fridays that are also a Holiday Eve.

Library Staff:

Head Librarian
 Leora Mauda  829-5353
Hedva Razieli 829-5353
Reader Services
Dalia Shvartzblat 829-5353
Inbal Shtuhl 829-5353
Tanya Kligerman 829-5353
Technical Services
JoAnne David-Hayoun 829-5353
Sarah Dichter 829-5353
Document Delivery Services (Interlibrary Loan)
Hedva Razieli 829-5353

Document Delivery Services (Interlibrary Loan):

Pricing Structure: (For Technion-affiliated personnel and students.  Prices for others upon request.)
Document Delivery Services – from libraries in Israel:
1-10 pages: 20 NIS.  Each additional unit of 1-10 pages – 5 NIS
Document Delivery Services – from Abroad:
Each article – 90 NIS
Email for Document Delivery Services: 

Additional Information:

Location: The library is 5 minutes walking distance from the Haifa Bat Galim train station.  It is located next to the Rambam Medical Center.  The library is located on the 1st floor of the Ruth and Bruce Rappaport Faculty of Medicine building. 


P.O.B. 9649
Efron Street
Bat Galim, Haifa 31096
Telephone: +972-4-8295350
Fax: +972-4-8295434

Photocopying Services: 

There are photocopy machines located in the library operated by the HaMafil Company (tel.: 04-8577599).  Library photocopying cards may be purchased or recharged from the coin-operated machine located adjacent to the photocopy machines.  In addition, credit cards (MasterCard, American Express, etc.) may be used in the photocopy machines.