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Research Resources


The Medical Research Library of Brooklyn wishes to develop its long standing relationship of information resources and service with the funded researchers of Downstate Medical Center.  We seek access to you, the funded researchers, to introduce the new ‘expert searching ‘ service and to get your input on how we can better serve your research needs.


Please review the resources below and give us your advice/suggestions/comments/criticisms.



Web Of Knowledge




National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI) [includes PubMed]



Animal Welfare Information Center (includes Agricola)



BioMed Central



Serials List



Book List (Electronic Books)





The Chat Room (Virtual Reference) allows the user to enter into a real time dialog with a librarian who can ‘push’ information resources e.g. web pages to the user in response to a query.  If the Chat Room is closed e.g. on weekends and after 5 p.m. on weekdays, the following librarians will respond to email queries:



*Ross Ljungquist at x7440 or email


*Mary Doherty at x7453 or email.


*Bharathi Subramanian at x7431 or email







Publishers have specific instructions to authors for the publication process.  Instructions vary with different publishers.  These instructions are usually on the publisher’s web site and on the opening page of the specific journal.  Below are some of the publishers’ sites:




Biophysical Journal

BioMed Central (open Access Publishing)

University of Ohio




Journal Citation Reports (Impact Factors)


Research at Downstate Medical Center

Biotech Park

Brooklyn Center For Health Disparities

Basic Sciences
Anatomy & Cell Biology
Microbiology and Immunology
Physiology and Pharmacology

Prospective Students

Sponsored Funding / Scientific Affairs
Faculty Research
Medical Research Library of Brooklyn

Dr. Robert F. Furchgott

Downstate Research Community
(Individual Web Sites)

Center for Cardiovascular & Muscle Research
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