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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.

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Welcome New Students

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.



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Scholarly Publishing

  • Predatory publishing has become a big issue in academic publishing. This guide contains information on why this is important and what to watch for if you have any suspicions.
  • Open access is a model being explored to expedite the use of current research. You can read more about open access in this guide.
  • The State University of New York has developed an open access policy. Downstate Health Sciences University's application of that policy can be found here.


EndNote and Catalina

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.


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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



Quiet Zone

The second level of the Library is a quiet study zone.

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