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Cleveland Clinic Florida Goldblatt Medical Library: Goldblatt Rules

Purpose of the Goldblatt Medical Library


Location:                                 1st floor in the Clinic, across from the Pharmacy

Medical Librarian:                  Carlos R. Fernandez


Phone number:                       954-659-5531

General Information:              Library hours: Monday – Friday 8AM – 5PM

(Closed on weekends/holidays and monitored via security camera after-hours)

Library Website:           

The following services are available to Medical Students:

  • Access to the online collection from any CCFL computer on campus
  • Current e-book and e-journal collections
  • Access to 691 E-Books
  • Access to Paid and Open Resource (Free) E-Journals (4,671 titles)
  • Access to patient education and information resources
  • Photocopy/scanning facilities

The library’s online resources are available 24/7 anywhere on and off campus.  To register for a library account follow the link on the Goldblatt Medical Library webpage (

The librarian is available for consultations, both in person and virtually, M-F, 8AM to 4:30PM.  Evening and weekend consultations are available via appointment via the link located on the Medical Library webpage.

General Rules

  • All books in the library are for reference purposes only and are non-circulating. They shall not leave the library without strict permission from the librarian.
  • You are free to scan portions of books as needed.
  • Users are responsible for complying with the U.S. Copyright Act while photocopying library documents.
  • Please keep personal belongings off the floor and utilize the cubbies.
  • Do not leave personal belongings unattended.
  • The librarian is not responsible for the safety of your personal belongings
  • Please clean your space before and after each use with the provided cleaning supplies.
  • Library office supplies: paper, staplers, pens, etc. are not to leave the library.
  • Users are free to read, write, study, and use personal laptops in the open table spaces.
  • Be courteous and limit time on the computers and library as space is limited.
  • On busy days reduce computer use to one hour.
  • Do not leave belongings at a computer as a means to reserve the space
  • Printing – no color, double sided, minimal printing
  • Do not print patient records.
  • Limit your scanning/copying to single copies of library materials.

Food and Drinks

  • Allowed: snacks and covered drinks
  • Prohibited: meals, foods with strong odors and uncovered drinks

Due to COVID, space may be limited to accommodate social distancing requirements