56-45 Main St
Flushing, NY 11355
(First floor of Main Building, between the Red Elevators and the Emergency Department)
Phone: (718) 670-1118 or (718) 670-1119
The Library is open to New York Hospital affiliates, and staff. (Patients and their families may use library through arrangement with affiliated staff.)
Sunday 10 am- 3 pm (alternating Sundays-please check library bulletin board for hours)
The Library subscribes to over 350 periodicals and holds over 6,000 textbooks, monographs, and audio/visual programs. Circulation, Computer use and Interlibrary loans are limited to NYHQ hospital staff and Attendings. E-books are listed on Intranet.
NYHQ College Corner- special section with hospital-supported books/videos for NYHQ College classes.
Copiers are available. The charge for non-hospital personnel use is $0.15 per page.
Database searches: experienced librarians search a variety of biomedical and related databases, including,
The Library is subscribing to AccessMedicine to
complement current subscriptions to
AccessEmergencyMedicine and AccessSurgery.
We dropped many low-use print journals and can get interlibrary loans for any needed articles.
Informal classes (at mutual convenience) are offered to hospital personnel in Medline database searching and PowerPoint. .
For our hospital personnel, the Library can request books or periodicals not available at this library from other libraries through our consortial arrangements.
FYI is an intermittent newsletter published by the Health Education Library containing library news, searching hints, and information about new books, journals and videotapes that have been acquired by the Library. FYI also includes listings of books and articles newly published by the hospital staff.