The Health Sciences Library is an integrated system that includes libraries at the Long Island Jewish Medical Center. All employees of Long Island Jewish Medical Center, attending physicians on staff, students participating in current clinical rotations, and authorized volunteers are eligible for library privileges. The library is open to the public for use of on-site collections and access to consumer health online and print resources including authoritative consumer health web sites.

The Long Island Jewish Medical Center library subscribes to over 600 online or print journals and maintains an on-site collection of 20,000 books and journal volumes covering all medical specialties, nursing, and health care administration.

The mission of the Health Sciences Library is to manage and provide effective access to knowledge based information and information resources which support excellence in patient care, patient education, teaching/learning, and research conducted at the Long Island Jewish Medical Center and all its affiliations.

EMIL (Electronic Medical Information Library)

EMIL is the acronym for the Northwell Health Electronic Medical Information Library. Accessible through HealthPort, EMIL enables staff throughout the health system to access a comprehensive suite of databases, e-journals, e-textbooks and reference services, both on campus and remotely, from one single platform. The EMIL initiative is funded by an Information Systems grant from the National Library of Medicine.

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The Health Sciences Library at Long Island Jewish Medical Center is located on the C level of the Schwartz Research Building which is directly connected to the main hospital building on the circular driveway. We are here to answer your call Monday through Friday between the hours of 8:30 a.m. - 6:30 p.m. EST.

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