There are 15 PCs available in the library. 6 of them have DSL connection that allows use of external email services. The wireless access is also available at the library. To use it just bring your laptop or PDA with a wireless networking card to the library. Open your Internet browser. The wireless card should detect the signal immediately. Choose LHSD network. Ask library staff about username/password. The library provides head phones for patrons convenience to be used in the library.
Library Information Services professional may perform a literature search for medical students, residents, and staff. To request this service you need to fill out a search request form available online
or in print format available at the circulation desk. Copying and Printing Services
The copy machine is available for copying library materials only with a limit of 30 pages. No multiple copying is allowed. There is a 10 cents charge for copying materials not belonging to the LMC library.
There are 3 printers available for patron use. No multiple printing is allowed.
The Library does NOT provide Drop & Copy-Print Services due to the library staff limitation. You must copy or print available library materials by yourself.
Materials unavailable at the library can be obtained from other libraries through interlibrary loan services. Interlibrary Loan forms are available in print format at the Circulation Desk or online
. There is a limit of 10 requests per month.
Food and Drink Policy
No food is permitted in the Library. We need to keep library materials, computer equipment and furnishings in good condition for you and future users. Food and food residue attract rodents and insects.
Drinks in permanent, spill-proof containers such as pop-up sports bottles, reclosable coffee mugs, or plastic pop bottles with twist on-off caps are permitted while seated at study table or carrels only. Prohibited containers include aluminum cans, or paper or Styrofoam take-out cups with a plastic lid, or any permanent cup without a lid.
Drinks are not allowed near computers, audio-visual equipment, or copy machine. Do not bring drinks in any kind of container into these areas.
Health Sciences Library staff wants to provide you with the best possible service in comfortable surroundings. Enforcing the policy takes staff time away form their work - providing service to you!
Purchasing Books by Patrons through the library
10% discount with no shipping and handling charges is provided to patrons, who request to buy medical books through the Library from Rittenhouse Book Distributors, Inc. Contact Rittenhouse web site for the author, title, ISBN, cost information, and availability of the book(s). The patron should fill out a request form and provide a check for the exact cost of book(s). If there any misunderstandings, the patron should contact the distributor directly.
The Medical Research Library at SUNY Health Sciences Center at Brooklyn.
METRO referral card is provided to patrons who need access to medical libraries, which are not open to the public.