NYMCat Now on an Open Source Platform with New Features (Updated 10/26/16)

The new NYMCat interface. Click to enter.

The library’s integrated library system (ILS) has migrated to a new open-source platform called Koha. That means we moved all of our user information and all of our item information over to new software and new remote servers over the summer. As of today we are saying . . . → Read More: NYMCat Now on an Open Source Platform with New Features (Updated 10/26/16)

Time to Renew UpToDate?

Your mobile UpToDate access will expire on your device every 90 days. In order to maintain remote access to UpToDate, simply:

Log in to http://lproxy.nymc.edu/login?url=http://www.uptodate.com/online/content/search.do?unid=^u&srcsys=EZPX405711&eiv=2.1.0 every 90 days. Enter your username and password. Include the @nymc.edu when entering your username. Follow the on-screen instructions to complete your renewal.

If you’re having any technical issues or have . . . → Read More: Time to Renew UpToDate?

Enhancements to Library Resource Access — No Joke!

This April Fools’ Day the Health Sciences Library is happy to announce the implementation of two enhancements that have been requested over the past year.

First, announcing SUMMON! Summon is a tool that allows you to search across the library’s many databases with one search box right on the top of the library home page . . . → Read More: Enhancements to Library Resource Access — No Joke!

Newly Renovated Mastronardi Information Center Now Open

The Mastronardi Information Center in the Health Sciences Library has reopened after a spectacular renovation. The room looks modern and makes a perfect collaborative space for student learning. It comfortably houses both seated and standing computer workspaces, with new all-in-one computers coming soon. A glass dry-erase board on the back wall facilitates studying. Pride . . . → Read More: Newly Renovated Mastronardi Information Center Now Open

Please Welcome our New Librarians

The Health Sciences Library is pleased to announce that two new librarians have joined our staff.  Please welcome Rhonda Altonen, M.S., M.L.S., our new Research Services Librarian, and Melissa Spangenberg, M.L.S., Digital Services Librarian.

Rhonda has worked in a health sciences library for many years, first as a library technician and media specialist and . . . → Read More: Please Welcome our New Librarians