Due to the COVID-19 health emergency, the Library will be closed until further notice

Although we are not physically on site, the Library Staff is still available to help you.

Here are a few of the ways you can contact us:
•Email
Reference Librarians
Circulation Desk Staff
Interlibrary Loan Staff
•Text us at 718.407.0761
•Chat with us (There’s a chat box on the library’s landing page, as well as chat tabs on the right-hand side of most of our web pages.)
Schedule a consultation (We can meet by phone or Zoom.)

Renewing Borrowed Materials

If you have borrowed print material or equipment, please be aware of the following:

You may renew electronic devices (Laptop, iPad, or MacBook) or books remotely by emailing circdesk@einsteinmed.org. You should receive an email back with a new due date within 24 hours.

Please hold on to any library materials you have borrowed. Overdue fines will be waived. 

Accessing Online Resources

The D. Samuel Gottesman Library resources are available for you 24/7 whether you are on or off campus. More details can be found at https://libguides.einsteinmed.org/remote, and below is the information you need to log in: 

  • Einstein faculty & staff on the Einstein Campus: Your UserID is the 5-digit number on the back of your Einstein/Montefiore ID card.  Your Password is your last name. Passwords are not case sensitive.
  • Medical and graduate students: Log on using your Einstein AD login. This is the same way you log on to Canvas, Mediasite, One45, and Monteradius WiFi
  • Postdocs: log on using your Einstein AD login.

Keep in mind, you must access all e-resources from the library’s website. Below are links to some specific e-resource collections:

We look forward to helping you with your research needs in the face of these challenging times.

Our 3D printer is hard at work as well! It is currently on loan to Montefiore making protective masks in the fight against Covid-19.

Map it!

The Library has a trial of PolicyMap, an online data and mapping tool for obtaining geographic data across the United States. PolicyMap‘s data comes from federal agencies, such as the CDC, Census, and Bureau of Labor Statistics, as well as private data providers. Subject coverage includes:
 social sciences, urban studies, real estate and housing analysis, community and economic development, public administration, public health, policy and political science, education, business, economics, sociology, statistics, and geography.
The PolicyMap trial runs through April 3, 2020. Please try it and let us know what you think.

Dosing Error in The Harriet Lane Handbook, 21e

We have just been notified by Elsevier, the publisher of The Harriet Lane Handbook, that a dosage error for hydromorphone HCL (in Child and Adolescent ≥50 kg) has been found in 21st edition of the Handbook. The original text indicated that the dose was weight-based, and it is not. Here’s what you need to know:

ClinicalKey has temporarily removed The Harriet Lane Handbook 21e from its collection. The corrected version is expected to be uploaded by September 4.

A corrected version of the Harriet Lane Handbook is available on the web via our uCentral subscription.

If you have installed the uCentral mobile app on a mobile device, you must download the most recent content update to ensure that you have the corrected version of the Handbook.

We will update you as soon as we hear back from the publisher.

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