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Introduction to the Library Web Page

 

The Library Web Site is located at http://library.downstate.edu. If you routinely use the institutional web site, there is a link to the Library in the top right hand corner of every page of Downstate's web site (excepting pages within PRIME and EMAIL).

 

 

Items in the Bar

  • Serials: a database of all serials the Library subscribes to - both print and electronic
  • Electronic Books: an alphabetical listing of books available online
  • Multimedia: audiovisual resources presenting graphics of many body organs both healthy and diseased
  • Catalog: a database of items owned by the Library
  • SUNY Union Catalog: a database of items owned by all SUNY campuses
  • InterLibrary Loan: request form for items not owned by the Library (discussed further under a separate heading)
  • Information Resources: databases for seeking information for research projects (discussed further under a separate heading). This is where you will find PubMed and CINAHL
  • EBM Resources: databases and web resources specifically oriented to the practice of Evidence-Based Practice
  • Web Resources: resources arranged around a particular topic. There are lists related to the College of Nursing
  • Tutorials: online help for Library resources
  • Directory: list of Library departments and personnel
  • Hours: the hours Library service desks are staffed
  • About Us: Information about Library policies and services
  • EndNote: a program that allows you to manage citations and create bibliographies