Open 24 hours a day to clinical staff with HJD identification cards.
The library is staffed Monday to Friday 9:00am - 5:00pm
Non-clinical HJD staff will be limited to hours the library is staffed.
About the Library
The Herman Robbins Medical Library at the Hospital for Joint Diseases is one of the Health Sciences Libraries at the NYU Langone Medical Center. In 1993, the library was named after Dr. Herman Robbins, Chairman of the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery (1972-1981), for his invaluable and indefatigable service to the Hospital for Joint Diseases--its residents, patients and staff.
- Sixteen web-accessible computers
- Wireless access
- Multipurpose machine (copier/printer/scanner – email enabled)
- A high-capacity network printer for the Conference Room
- Desktop scanner (including Photoshop & Acrobat)
- Tandberg videoconferencing system
- LCD projectors
Conference Room Reservation
The conference room can be reserved using Meeting Room Manager. For more information, including scheduling policies, please click here.
As a strong electronics information resource center for the 21st Century, the Robbins Medical Library is continuing its focus on maintaining and updating a comprehensive collection of online material. As part of the Health Sciences Libraries of the NYU Langone Medical Center, the Herman Robbins Medical Library at HJD has fulltext access to thousands of online journals, books, and medical and scientific databases.
The Herman Robbins Medical Library provides quality on-site service from highly skilled staff. In addition to this, the Sid and Ruth Lapidus Health Sciences Library Medical Library at the NYU School of Medicine provides the Robbins Medical Library with public services librarians specially trained in assisting and educating medical staff, support staff, and faculty with search services for clinical research and information.
Hospital for Joint Diseases
301 East 17th St.
New York, NY 10003