Library News

As part of the Disaster Information Specialist Program with the National Library of Medicine, NYUHSL Research Librarian Aileen McCrillis was a collaborator with the Agents of Opportunity study, which looked at vulnerabilities of academic medical centers specific to acts of terrorism. We are happy to report that the findings of study were published in the current issue of Disaster Medicine and Public Health Preparedness.

Margaret E. Graham, Michael G. Tunik, Brenna M. Farmer, Carly Bendzans, Aileen M. McCrillis, Lewis S. Nelson, Ian Portelli, Silas Smith, Judith D. Goldberg, Meng Zhang, Sheldon D. Rosenberg, and Lewis R. Goldfrank. Agent of Opportunity Risk Mitigation: People, Engineering, and Security Efficacy. Disaster Medicine and Public Health Preparedness 2010 v. 4, p. 291-299. [Abstract] [Full Text]

Brenna M. Farmer, Lewis S. Nelson, Margaret E. Graham, Carly Bendzans, Aileen M. McCrillis, Ian Portelli, Meng Zhang, Judith Goldberg, Sheldon D. Rosenberg, Lewis R. Goldfrank, and Michael Tunik. Developing a Consensus Framework and Risk Profile for Agents of Opportunity in Academic Medical Centers: Implications for Public Health Preparedness. Disaster Medicine and Public Health Preparedness 2010 v. 4, p. 318-325. [Abstract] [Full Text] 

The Agents of Opportunity team additionally presented a poster on the study in May 2010.

Farmer BM, Nelson LS, Tunik MG, Graham ME, Bendzans C, McCrillis A, Portelli I, Zhang M, Goldberg J, Goldfrank LR. The Agent Profile: Sixteen Attributes as a Framework for Risk Determination and Response to Agents of Opportunity (AOs) in Academic Medical Centers (AMCs). Poster. XXX International Congress of the European Association of Poisons Centres and Clinical Toxicologists. Bordeaux, France. May 11-14 2010.

The NYU Health Sciences Libraries are pleased to announce an exhibit entitled "The Literature of Prescription: Charlotte Perkins Gilman and 'The Yellow Wall-Paper'," now on display at Bellevue Medical Library. This traveling exhibition, on loan from the National Library of Medicine, examines a nineteenth-century writer's challenge to the medical profession and the relationship between science and society.

NYULMC faculty, students, and staff are invited to a reception and lecture by Perri Klass entitled "Patient, Doctor, Doctor's Wife: Women's Stories from Long-Ago Medicine" at Bellevue Medical Library on Tuesday, January 18, at 5:30pm.

Please note the hours for our locations for the New Year's holiday.

Ehrman Medical Library: 12/30: closing at 5pm; 12/31: closed; 1/1: closed; 1/2: 12pm–8pm
Waldmann Dental Library: 12/30: 9am–5pm; 12/31: closed; 1/1: closed; 1/2: 1pm–9pm
Bellevue Medical Library: 12/31: closed
Robbins Medical Library (HJD): 12/31: library will be unstaffed but accessible via card swipe
Ehrman Environmental Library (Sterling Forest): 12/31: library will be unstaffed but accessible via card swipe

Please join us in congratulating our own Jose Dessources for his beautiful photo, "ReCreation," which won the "People's Choice" award at the Employee Recognition Program's photography exhibition back in December.  We thank Jose for his contributions -- both artistic and otherwise -- to the NYU Health Sciences Libraries.



Please note the hours for our locations for the Christmas holiday.

Ehrman Medical Library: 12/23: closing at 5pm; 12/24: closed; 12/25: closed; 12/26: 12pm–8pm

Waldmann Dental Library: 12/23: 9am–5pm; 12/24: closed; 12/25: closed; 12/26: 1pm–9pm

Bellevue Medical Library: 12/24: closed

Robbins Medical Library (HJD): 12/24: library will be unstaffed but accessible via card swipe

Ehrman Environmental Library (Sterling Forest): 12/24: library will be unstaffed but accessible via card swipe

Unless otherwise indicated, there will be normal staffing and hours.

Ehrman Medical Library will remain open until 1am on Friday, December 17, and Saturday, December 18, and will open early on Sunday, December 19 (at 10am).

You must have a valid NYU Langone Medical Center ID to use the library during these hours.

NYUHSL is pleased to announce that the work of one of its own staff members, Jose Dessources, has been featured in the NYULMC Employee Recognition Program's "Cultural Diversity" photography exhibition. We congratulate Jose on his achievement and invite all of our friends to check out his photographs and many more by talented employees from all corners of the Medical Center community. The photos are on display in the MSB Gallery (adjacent to the Smilow Research Center) through the end of December.

More information can be found on NYULMC2.


All NYU research staff, faculty, and students can now receive a 15% discount on their article-processing charges for all research articles accepted for publication in BioMed Central journals.

BioMed Central (BMC) publishes over 200 journals in the fields of science, technology, and medicine. All of their original research articles are made freely accessible via Open Access in an effort to quickly promulgate research findings all over the world. To see all the BMC Journals, check out their A-Z List.
When you publish your research with BioMed Central go to the authors link and follow the "Submit a Manuscript" instructions. BMC will calculate your discount automatically with your submission provided you (1) denote NYU as your institution and (2) use your NYU Medical Center email address in the contact information. BMC will contact the library to verify your affiliation.

NYU Health Sciences Libraries is pleased to provide its researchers, faculty, and students the opportunity to experience the benefits of Open Access publishing. If you have any questions about this or other publishing opportunities, please Ask a Librarian.

Now available in eBook format is the 2nd Edition of Abrams' Angiography: Interventional Radiology. In a review of this book for MedInfoNow, Dr. Blaze Cook (University of Colorado Health Sciences Center) wrote:

"(4 out of 5 stars) ...[T]his is an excellent complete reference with updated topics that were not included in prior versions. This reference is intended for advanced residents, fellows, and practicing interventionalists. The authors of the well written and illustrated chapters are authoritative in their field."

You can now read this book at any time online. To begin reading, click on the title below.

Abrams' Angiography: Interventional Radiology

Authors:  Abrams, Herbert L | Baum, Stanley,--1929- | Pentecost, Michael J 
Edition statement: 2nd ed 
Published by :   Lippincott Williams & Wilkins,  (Philadelphia)
Subject(s): Angiography  | Radiology, Interventional  | Angiography  | Interventional radiology  
Year : 2006

The Student Study Space at Ehrman Medical Library will be closed for repairs on Saturday, December 4, from 7am to 4pm.