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Children's Specialized Hospital Resources
Medical Library
The Medical Library & Family Resource Center located at our Mountainside site provides extensive information on developmental and behavioral issues, children’s health conditions and topics ranging from well-child care and parenting to acute and chronic illness. It is designed to provide and ensure access to accurate, up-to-date information about pediatric illnesses and conditions.

The library is organized to meet the informational and educational needs of the medical, nursing, administrative and therapy staffs and other professional personnel (psychology, rehabilitation counseling, and patient care coordination) as well as the parents and families of patients. Resident physicians as well as faculty and students from affiliated nursing schools and hospitals, and members of the community may also use the services of the Library.

The Library provides a full range of services including reference, circulation, computer database searches, and interlibrary loans.

Hours:
Monday and Tuesday, 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Wednesday and Friday, 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
After-hours access is provided for hospital staff by contacting the Security Department at extension 5322.

In addition, families have access to the materials of the Family Resource Center and may use the Library on a 24 hour basis, when escorted by a Children’s employee.

Circulation Period:
Books and audiovisuals: 2 weeks
Journals: 1 week

For additional information please email our medical librarian Lyudmila Lungin.

Our Online Library is also available, with services including: OPAC – Online Public Access Catalog with linkout options for electronic contents; EJS – Electronic Journals Service; and some powerful research databases: EBSCOHost; Access Medicine; MD Consult; PubMed. Hospital staff may access electronic resources, online books and journals through the Library’s weblink on the Hospital’s Intranet. The National Library of Medicine Database (PubMed) is customized to provide links to full text journals from the library collection and subscribed databases.
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