August Newsletter

We’re settling into our new space and are excited for the furniture, study carrels and additional computers coming later this month. In the meantime, our print collection is ready and available, including new books for patients in our Health Information Center. One new title to check out is The Harvard Medical School Guide to A Good Night’s Sleep.

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You can read more about it and what’s going on in the library in our monthly newsletter.

Library Newsletter August 2017

 

The Tucker Medical Library is Moving

The construction is underway. As we eagerly await the opening of the new library here are a few details for employees:

  • We will open our doors to patients and employees on or around July 6th.
  • Library staff will not have office space on campus from June 12th until the new library opens. We will be available via email during regular business hours and will be checking voicemail regularly.
  • We will continue to provide expert searches, interlibrary loan and other library services remotely.  You may continue to order articles and books, and we will delver them to your office or email. Keep in mind that ILL requests may take longer than usual to fill.
  • We can provide instruction and other support in your office by appointment.
  • You may direct patients to our Patient Resource Guide until we reopen – http://nationaljewish.libguides.com/patient_resources

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April Newsletter

This month in the Library & Knowledge Services newsletter, we discuss some of the changes coming to the library space and print journal collection and provide a link to the updated library website. See our new guide for using a My NCBI account and check out a new resource for research in administration and healthcare institution management, Health Business Elite. Liz Kellermeyer offers a review of When Breath Becomes Air , and don’t forget to add Earth Day and the March for Science (April 22nd) to your calendars!

Read the April Newsletter

The New York Public Library’s Digital Collections

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The New York Public Library’s digital image collection was recently made 180,000 items larger, offering the public unrestricted access to view – and use – images of such varied items as Medieval and Renaissance manuscripts to photographs of Ellis Island immigrants. From sheet music to the political correspondence of some of America’s most important historical figures, these images offer both crisp visual enhancement to scholarly presentations and can even serve as primary sources for historical inquiry. Take a look at history and enhance your next presentation with this invaluable resource!