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Plummer Library: Home

Lead Staff at Plummer Library

Anna Beth Morgan, Executive Director
Phone 507-293-7480

Kelly Arp, Acquisitions/Electronic Resources Librarian
Phone: 507-284-8106

Kathryn Balek, Cataloger Librarian
Phone: 507-284-2428

Leslie Hassett, Outreach Librarian
Phone: 507-538-4002
Email: hassett.leslie@  

Matt Hoy, Associate Director
Phone: 507-266-7428

Tamra Kirk, Head Cataloger
Phone: 507-284-2037

Joyce McFadden, Public Services Supervisor
Phone: 507-266-5185

Larry Prokop, Reference Librarian
Phone: 507-284-8797

Erica Ross, Access Services Manager
Phone: 507-538-4494

Dawn Swalboski, Technical Services Librarian/Supervisor
Phone: 507-284-3186

Julie Taylor, Outreach Librarian
Phone: 507-284-3691

Names on the Ceiling of Mayo Hall on Plummer 12



Click here to view the online exhibit to find information on the design of the ceiling and the names displayed. 


Plummer Library

Plummer Library Main Room

Plummer Library is the largest of Mayo’s private staff libraries with extensive resources, services and spaces available for onsite study and research. The Plummer Library acquires current resources, primarily electronic, which support the clinical, research, educational, and administrative needs of Mayo employees and students. Subject coverage includes the entirety of medicine and all subspecialties,  research and methodological literature, nursing and allied health literature, and health administration and management literature. The traditional and electronic collections emphasize current, point-of-care needs and include over 4,000 electronic journals and hundreds of databases and electronic books.

Other Plummer Building library and archive locations include: W. Bruce Fye History of Medicine Library and rare book collections on the 15th floor; reading room and computer lab on the 14th floor; Mayo Clinic Bookstore on the 11th floor; and W. Bruce Fye Center For the History of Medicine on the 3rd floor.

Borrowing Privileges
Material from the open-stack collection may be borrowed by all Mayo staff, residents, interns, medical students, paramedical personnel, and health-related sciences trainees.

Document Delivery Privileges
All Mayo staff with LAN IDs and passwords can use Document Delivery to receive copies of journal articles and book chapters.

Loan Policies

  • Journals: 1 week loan, option for an additional 1 week renewal
  • Monographs/textbooks: 3 week loan, option for an additional 3 week renewal
  • AV Materials: 2 week loan, option for an additional 2 week renewal

Plummer Library Amenities

  • Computers - PC Workstations - 12th floor: 28 in Mayo Hall (including 4 dual monitor), 6 in the south alcove. 11th floor: 6 on the north wall countertop, 4 dual monitor stations in lounge.  14th floor: 2 in the Reading Room and 13 in the computer lab.
  • Course Reserves- Ask at Circulation Desk on Plummer 12.
  • DVD Viewing - 12th floor: Ask at Circulation Desk for a portable DVD drive to connect to a PC.
  • E-mail Access - Available on all computers: 11th, 12th, and 14th floors.
  • Fax Service- Available to Mayo staff if related to education or work activities. Ask at Circulation Desk on Plummer 12.
  • Group Study Rooms- Reservation system available to all Mayo groups or first come first serve if not reserved.
  • Microsoft Product Access - Available on all computers: 11th, 12th, and 14th floors. 
  • Laptops- Available for use within the library only. Ask at Circulation Desk on Plummer 12.
  • Self-Service Copying- Available on Plummer 11 and 12.
  • Self-Service Scanning- Available on Plummer 12.
  • Printing - Available from any PC in the library.

About Plummer Library

Medicine, Research, Nursing, & Business Management
Phone: 507-284-2061
Fax: 507-266-4910
Location: Plummer Building, Main Entrance 12th Floor

Available computers 

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  Mon-Thu 8:00am-9:00pm 

Fri 8:00am-6:00pm

Sat/Sun 12pm-4pm

Plummer 12th floor only 

Mon-Thur 7:30am-11:00pm
Friday 7:30am - 7:00pm
Saturday 10:00am - 6:00pm
Sunday Noon - 8:00pm

Visiting Health Care Professionals Restricted Hours
Mon-Fri 8:00am-6:00pm
Please bring picture identification and register on Plummer 12.  Please note, visitors do not have access to Mayo Clinic licensed resources or study rooms. 

Plummer Hall - Room 1400 on Plummer 14
Mon-Fri 7:30am-5:30pm
Closed on Weekends

Plummer Library Policies


Food is not allowed in the library. Covered drinks only. There are break rooms on floors 2, 3, 11, and 14 (all with microwaves and some with refrigerators) if needed.

I.D.s must be visible at all times while in the library.  If you’re not wearing a Mayo photo ID, please stop at the Plummer 12 Circulation Desk.

Unattended items left at a computer for more than 15 minutes may be subject to removal if the computer is needed by another library patron.