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SUNY Downstate Medical Center

The Medical Research Library of Brooklyn

MISSION STATEMENT: The Medical Research Library of Brooklyn's mission is to provide the SUNY Downstate Medical Center community with quality information and service, along with excellent information and educational technology service in support of the institution's mission.

VISION STATEMENT: The Medical Research Library of Brooklyn is a center of excellence providing quality information, educational programs, and services to the Downstate community, when and where they need it and in a format they can use.



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Ebsco Discovery Service will provide access to our institution's entire collection via a single, customizable entry point. This new service will allow you to performing a basic keyword search and review the unique features available within EDS. Because the EDS interface is customizable your searching experience may vary from this demonstration.


With EBSCO Discovery Service (EDS), you will be able to:
  • Find everything you need for researching in one place with a single search box entry point gets you to relevant search results faster
  • Familiar EBSCOhost features and functionality lets you fine-tune your search criteria for the most-accurate results
  • Get convenient access to all of the library's content (electronic and print), including journals, books, magazines, databases, special collections and more
  • A rapid return of comprehensive, relevant search results yield high-quality resources (including peer-reviewed content)
  • And much more. . .




    • In Observance of Labor Day, Library Service Desks will be staffed from 12:00 noon to 5:00 pm on Sunday, August 31. Library Service Desks will NOT be staffed on Monday, September 1. After 5:00 pm on Sunday, the Library Information Commons will be accessible via the keypad at the entrance to the Library. The Basement and 2nd floor levels will not be available during this time.

    • FOR MOBILE ACCESS TO CAMPUS RESOURCES: Register your mobile device for wireless access on campus.

    • MDCCONSULT has been replaced by Clinical Key

    • Off-campus access to UpToDate has changed. Read more.