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Hours and Location

Regular Hours

Monday - Thursday *7:00 a.m. to Midnight
Friday *7:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m
Saturday *8:30 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Sunday *12 Noon to Midnight

*Doors are open to all visitors for study and research during library hours, until 5pm.
*From 5 p.m.until the library closes any IUPUI or IU card will have access and Non-IU researchers may use the call box by the doors to request entry.

Who may use the library?
Holiday & special hours will be posted in the library and on the Medical Library News.

All University Holidays Observed

Street Address
Ruth Lilly Medical Library
975 West Walnut Street IB 100
Indianapolis Indiana 46202-5121

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The library is highlighted in blue; the parking garages for visitors are highlighted in yellow.

IUPUI and Medical Center Campus Map (includes parking garages).  The University Hospital Outpatient Garage address is 600 University Blvd.  and the Wishard Parking Garage address is 1050 Wishard Blvd.

Directions to the Medical Library from I-65 (north & south):

  • Take the West Street/Martin Luther King exit off I-65.
  • At the 11th street intersection (11th Street becomes 10th Street), turn right (west) and head for University Boulevard.
  • Turn left (south) at University Boulevard; there is a Papa John's Pizza at this intersection. 
  • Proceed down University Boulevard to West Walnut Street and turn right (west). One parking garage is on the left side after you turn on West Walnut Street.  If you park in the parking garage that is to the right after you turn on West Walnut Street, the first entrance is for employees only, and the second entrance is the public entrance.
  • The Medical Library is inside the Medical Research building which is the 6 glass towers on the left (south) side of Walnut drive.

Directions to the Medical Library from I-70 (east & west):

  • Exit the interstate at exit 79A
  • Head North through downtown to Michigan Street
  • Turn left (west) at Michigan Street
  • At University Boulevard, turn right (north).
  • Drive past University Hospital and turn left at West Walnut Street (under the People Mover, the monorail overhead).  One parking garage is on the left side after you turn on West Walnut Street.  If you park in the parking garage that is to the right after you turn on West Walnut Street, the first entrance is for employees only, and the second entrance is the public entrance.
  • The Medical Library is inside the Medical Research building which is the 6 glass towers on the left (south) side of Walnut street.

Directions to the Medical Library from New York/Michigan Streets:

  • From New York or Michigan street, drive North on University Boulevard 
  • Drive past University Hospital and turn left at Walnut Street (under the People Mover, the monorail overhead).  One parking garage is on the left side after you turn on West Walnut Street.  If you park in the parking garage that is to the right after you turn on West Walnut Street, the first entrance is for employees only, and the second entrance is the public entrance. 
  • The Medical Library is inside the Medical Research building which is the 6 glass towers on the left (south) side of Walnut street.

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