Wyckoff Heights Medical Center Medical LibraryWyckoff Heights Medical Center Medical Library
The mission of the WHMC Medical Library is to provide current, authoritative, knowledge-based information in support of patient care, education, management of decision-making and research needs of the medical and hospital staff.
Medical Library is located on 6 North, available 24/7, and easily accessible by the medical staff.
The Medical Library of the WHMC is a member of the National Network of Libraries of Medicine, NY-NJ Chapter of Medical Library Association and BQSIMB (Brooklyn, Queens, Staten Island, Manhattan and Bronx) Health Sciences Librarians consortia. Medical Library staffed with Professional Librarian and Library Assistant.
Library book collection includes 800 books in print and 200 latest editions of books in electronic format.
Library Periodical collection includes 45 titles in print and 300 titles in electronic format.
The Medical Library provides the most current information for each residency program and occupational group represented in the hospital.
The Library provides access to electronic resources through 40 PC’s at the Medical Library Computer Lab:
Pubmed and other medical databases are available from the National Library of Medicine.
UpToDate-is an evidence-based clinical decision support resources for the right point-of-care.
Access Medicine-is an online resource from McGraw-Hill Education and provides access to up to 70 medical books, thousands of images, illustrations, videos, self-assessment, case files, diagnostic tools and search platform.
Access Surgery-is an online resource from McGraw-Hill Education and provides access to up to 30 surgical books, thousands of images, illustrations, videos, lectures, self-assessment, case files, diagnostic tools and comprehensive search platform.
Stat!Ref-access to up to 70 books in electronic format.
R2-small collection of the medical books.
OVID- is an online access to up to 300 full texts Core Clinical Journals in electronic format, with Medline Search Platform.
All electronic resources are available through the Medical Library Website located at the Hospital Intranet and accessible from all workstations throughout WHMC.
Library Staff provides various services to all patrons, including reference services, mediated literature searches, inter-library loan, literacy training.