As a major academic health system in the New York metro area, we are dedicated to excellence in patient care, teaching and research.
The programs listed below will be found in ERAS as the Hofstra Northwell Health School of Medicine Graduate Medical Education Programs. For more information about the individual training programs of the Northwell Health System, please click on the links below.
The mission of the Staten Island University Hospital Medical Library is to provide current, authoritative and easily accessible knowledge-based information in support of patient care, education, management decision-making and research needs of the medical and hospital staff.
It features plenty of space for research collaboration, as well as for individual studies, and it’s equipped with computers, printers, scanners, photocopier and more.The dedicated staff includes a professional medical librarian (library director), library coordinator and trained volunteers.
The library is a full member of the National Network of Libraries of Medicine and a part of the Northwell Health Library Consortium.
Location and hours
The Medical Library is located at the Regina McGinn Education Center (RMC), 475 Seaview Avenue, 2nd floor. Staffed library hours are Monday through Friday, 9am to 5pm. Hospital staff members with hospital IDs may use the library during unstaffed hours by either using card reader access (for authorized users), or obtaining entry from a security guard or RMC manager.
The library is open to the following users:
- Attending and house staff physicians
- Students in Staten Island University Hospital training programs
- Staten Island University Hospital employees
- Students or other members of the community by permission of the medical librarian
- Patients who receive approval from their attending physicians
The library maintains a collection of books, periodicals and media resources that cover all areas of medicine, including clinical and basic biomedical sciences, dentistry, podiatry, pharmacology, rehabilitation services, social work and nursing. All materials are constantly being selected and evaluated to meet the information needs of practicing health professionals and residency programs' curricula.
The library gives priority to the acquisition of electronic resources, which results in easier use, wider access and more timely updates. The library collection currently includes over 600 e-journals and more than 700 e-books. Access is also provided to many electronic services and databases, such as UpToDate, PubMed, MD Consult, McGraw-Hill's AccessMedicine, AccessSurgery and AccessEmergencyMedicine, Cardiosource Plus, VisualDx, Cochrane Library, Stat!Ref, Mosby's Nursing Consult, CINAHL and others.
All electronic resources are available through the medical library website located at the hospital Intranet and accessible from all workstations throughout Staten Island University Hospital. The website serves as a gateway to research and instructional materials and also functions as a primary location for information about the library's collections and services. Remote access to electronic resources is available for authorized users through EMIL (Electronic Medical Information Library) located on myIntranet (Northwell 's intranet).
The library staff provides various services to medical residents, students and other patrons, including reference services, mediated literature searches and interlibrary loan service. The library also provides information literacy training for residents and others in the form of lectures, group classes and individual instructions.
For more information, contact [email protected].