Herman Robbins Medical Library (NYU Langone Orthopedic Hospital)

Library Hours: 

Open 24 hours a day to clinical staff with Orthopedic Hospital identification cards.
The library is staffed Monday to Friday 9:00am - 5:00pm
Non-clinical Orthopedic Hospital staff will be limited to hours the library is staffed.

About the Library

The Herman Robbins Medical Library at the NYU Langone Orthopedic Hospital is one of the Health Sciences Libraries at the NYU Langone. 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 Orthopedic Hospital--its residents, patients and staff.

Onsite hardware

  • 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)
  • SmartBoard
  • 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, the Herman Robbins Medical Library at NYU Langone Orthopedic Hospital has fulltext access to thousands of online journals, books, and medical and scientific databases.

Public Services

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 NYU Langone 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.

Phone Number: 
(212) 598-6275

NYU Langone Orthopedic Hospital
301 East 17th St.
Room 206
New York, NY 10003