Mirand Library

The Mirand Library is located on the 3rd floor of the Research Studies Center (RSC).  The library is always open, and staff is available to assist you Monday through Friday, from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm.  If you have any questions, please contact us in any of the following ways - we're here to help you!

  • Send us an email:  libraryresources@roswellpark.org 
    Most emails will receive a response within 24 hours, Monday through Friday.
  • Live Chat: Medical Library for All
    Real-time chat with a librarian through Microsoft Teams, Monday through Friday.
  • Call us at 716-845-5966 to reach the front desk.
  • Visit the Library
    The Mirand Library is located on the 3rd floor of the Research Studies Center (RSC).
  • Meet with a Librarian
    Make an appointment for a one-on-one consultation or tutorial. Individual and group appointments are available.
  • Meet Remotely
    Make an appointment to meet remotely with a librarian (via Teams or other technology) for help with your research, searching a database, or software training. To set up a remote meeting, please send an email to libraryresources@roswellpark.org, or contact a librarian through the live chat feature, listed above.

Here are some of the many resources that are available to you:

Electronic Journals

Search or browse a list of the Library’s electronic journals and books.

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View an A-Z list of the Library’s subscription databases.

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E-Book Collections

Browse E-Books by publisher or platform.

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Library Catalog

Search the Library’s collection by author, title, or subject. Especially useful for finding older print items.

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A searchable database supported and maintained by the Mirand Library, establishing an inventory of published papers, articles, books of all Roswell Park faculty and staff.

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Off-Site Library Access

All users are required to register using the online form.

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Library Staff

Lauren Alessi, MLS, Librarian

Liz Becker, MLS, Medical Library Supervisor

Danielle Glynn, MLS, Assistant Medical Librarian

Off-Site Access

Off-Site access to the Mirand Library's electronic library resources is available to all Roswell Park faculty, staff and students at https://rpci.idm.oclc.org/login.

Bookmarklet Tool

The proxy bookmarklet lets you reload a web page through the Library's EZproxy server. If the page you are visiting is one that the library has a subscription to, and you're presently off-campus, you will get immediate access to the resource once you've logged in with your Roswell Park Library Off-Site Access username and password. Please note this method does not work 100% of the time, there are exceptions.

Safari and Google Chrome:
Drag this link to your bookmarks toolbar:
Reload in Roswell Park's Library Proxy Server

Right-click on the following link, then select the "Bookmark This Link" option:
Reload in Roswell Park's Library Proxy Server

Internet Explorer:
Right-click on the following link, then select the "Add to Favorites" option.
Reload in Roswell Park's Library Proxy Server


The Dr. Edwin A. Mirand Library Archives was established in 2017 to document the history and development of Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center. Located in the Dr. Edwin A. Mirand Library in the Research Studies Center (RSC), the Archives is the official repository for institutional records, personal papers, photographs, videos, and other historical materials that document the Center’s role in advancing cancer medicine, science, and public policy. The Archives supports the Library in its mission to provide resources for the faculty, staff, and students of Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center as well as the general public. Please contact Danielle Glynn at (716) 845-3358 or danielle.glynn@roswellpark.org if you are interested in using the archives.

Roswell Park Cancer Institute annual reports, 1898-2014
Roswell Park newsletters and magazines, 1956-2021
CCSG reports, 1972-2013
Creative Services photographs and negatives, 1908-2002