Hal Federman, MD, Health Sciences Library
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Ask a Librarian:
Monday and Tuesday 9 am – 5 pm
Thursday 9 am – 5 pm (by email only)
Email is the quickest way to contact the Librarian
Director: Janie Kaplan, MLS
Most Useful Consumer Health Websites as Recommended by the Medical Library Association
- Cancer.gov (http://www.cancer.gov/) is the official Website for The National Cancer Institute (NCI)
- Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (http://www.cdc.gov/) is an agency of the Department of Health and Human Services. Information is also available in Spanish
- Familydoctor.org (http://familydoctor.org/) is the Website for the American Academy of Family Physicians
- Healthfinder (http://healthfinder.gov/) is a gateway developed by the Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Department of Health and Human Services
- HIV InSite (http://hivinsite.ucsf.edu/) is from the University of California San Francisco
- Kidshealth (http://www.kidshealth.org/) provides health information about children from before birth through adolescence. It is from The Nemours Foundation’s Center for Children’s Health Media
- MayoClinic (http://mayoclinic.com/) provides health education from the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota
- MEDLINEplus (http://medlineplus.gov/) is a database developed by the National Library of Medicine. Information is also available in Spanish
- NOAH: New York Online Access to Health (http://www.noah-health.org/) is a Website developed by a collaboration of state, local, and federal organizations. Information is also available in Spanish
Additional Consumer Health Resources
Federal Government Resources for Health Information
For Our Medical Staff
Our Library provides access to several electronic journals and books as well as the following services to members of the Medical Staff:
- You may choose to receive a periodic Table of Contents list of up to ten journals. From that list, you may then request the full-text of any article of interest. If you are interested in subscribing to this service, please complete and return the Tables of Contents / Journal Update form.
- You may choose to receive a monthly literature search of up to five topics tailored to your specific needs and interests. To participate in this service, please complete and return the Monthly Literature Search form.
About the Hal Federman, M.D. Health Sciences Library
The Hal Federman, M.D. Health Sciences Library is a resource center designed to meet the health information needs of affiliated physicians, hospital personnel, patients and their families, and the community at large. The center provides print and computerized resources to support patient care, education of staff and consumers, and research. The library’s services include information retrieval, literature searching, interlibrary loan, document delivery, and instruction in using the various resources available. Through the National Network of Libraries of Medicine, it shares resources with other hospitals, universities, and organizations. It participates in DOCLINE and Loansome Doc, interlibrary loan systems of the National Library of Medicine. A medical librarian, certified by the Medical Library Association, is available to respond to requests for information.
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