The Department of Psychiatry’s professional library was founded in 1959 as part of the Illinois State Psychiatric Institute. It was named the Jack Weinberg Library in 1981 in honor of Jack Weinberg, former Director of the Institute and past-President of the American Psychiatric Association.
The Jack Weinberg Library contains an extensive collection of psychiatric and mental health resources in print journals, books, and educational videotapes for staff, students, and patients. The library supports the research, clinical, and educational needs of the staff, students and researchers in their effort to provide the optimum in patient care. A librarian is available to assist in answering reference questions, aid in computer literature searches, and locating and retrieving specialized materials and information.