SUNY Downstate Health Sciences University
The Medical Research Library of Brooklyn
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New faculty/staff users will need to register with the Library in order to check out materials and to use the personalization functions in Primo, the Library's new discovery service. Complete and submit this Registration Form. Faculty/Staff Users are encouraged to do this early in the semester to avoid delays. Students are already registered and do not need to do so again.
|New students can find useful information about the Library here.|
COVID 19 Resources
This guide compiled by the Downstate library brings together useful resources about COVID 19 pandemic.
|| Until further notice, The Medical Research Library has suspended interlibrary loan
services for print books and other physical materials that must be shipped through
Users may still request articles and book chapters for electronic delivery.
We apologize for the inconvenience.
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|Please read and comment on Downstate's Proposed Open Access Policy.|
PubMedOn May 18, 2020, the National Library of Medicine will be changing the interface to search PubMed.
You can find out more about the new interface with these guides:
- PubMed User Guide includes FAQs and documentation
- New PubMed: Trainer's Toolkit offers slide decks, quick tours, and other instructional materials
EndNote and macOS Catalina
The Library now provides version 3.2 of EndNote X9. This version is optimized to work with computers running the Catalina operating system.
Open Access (OA) Policy Development at Downstate
The Chancellor has charged each campus with the development of a campus-specific Open
Access Policy for faculty, students, and staff scholarship and creative works and
the creation of a searchable repository by March 31st, 2020.
The Chancellor's memo
An overview of open access in under 9 minutes
You are invited to be part of a working group to discuss this initiative and develop a policy for Downstate.
Contact Mohamed Hussain, Interim Director of Libraries for more information.
As a New York state employee, you are eligible to access resources from the New York State Library, including BioOne, JSTOR, and PsycInfo. To access these resources, you must first
register with the state library to gain remote access.
Instructions for applying for access
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