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Library Staff

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Mia Bolton

Reference & Instruction Librarian

Schedule at Mount Sinai West:

Wednesday, 8am - 4pm, or by request.



Luke Clinton

Library Operations Coordinator

Schedule at Mount Sinai West:

Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday, 9am - 5pm, or by request.


Our Services

Mount Sinai West Medical Library services include:

  • WiFi
  • Extended hours (via 24 hour access)
  • Comfortable study/research areas
  • 9 computer stations, including 1 with SPSS and SAS software
  • Printing/scanning stations 
  • Research assistance: Please visit our Research Support Guide for more information.

Library Resources Links


Staff at Mount Sinai Downtown/Beth Israel, Morningside, and West please click on Levy Library to access books, journals, databases, and related resources.

Nurses at these locations please click on Nursing Resources for clinical practice, patient education, and related tools.

Residents & Fellows please click on Residents/Fellows to view library resources and services available.

Visiting the Library

Main entrance door for the West libraryBookshelves and Computers at West

Mount Sinai West Medical Library
1000 10th Avenue
2nd Floor
Room 2A-10 (Near chapel)

Phone: 212.523.6100

Library Hours

Mount Sinai employees and registered volunteers, Icahn School of Medicine faculty, staff, and students, and Philips School of Nursing faculty, staff, and students are welcome to use the Mount Sinai West Library 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

  • Monday to Friday 9:00am - 5:00pm: During business hours, the Library space doors are unlocked. Members of the aforementioned groups can access the space with a Mount Sinai ID card.

  • After 5:00pm and all weekend hours: Outside of business hours, the Library space doors are locked. Members of the aforementioned groups can access the space, after 5:00pm on weekdays and during all weekend hours, by swiping their Mount Sinai ID cards.

  • Library staff service hours: 9:00am-5:00pm Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday, or by appointment. Email:

Access Issues?

If you are experiencing issues accessing one of our library locations with your Mount Sinai ID card, please visit the Mount Sinai Security office. 

If you have any access-related questions, contact us at


Visiting Policies

In order to ensure the health and safety of all users and library staff, the following policies are in place:

  1. Library Access Policy
    • All users must enter the library with a valid and current Mount Sinai ID card.
    • If your ID does not work, please visit the Mount Sinai Security office for assistance. 
  2. Noise Policy
    • Due to size of the Library space we ask that all users limit conversations with others, talking on the phone, and general noise. If you require a space that offers silent areas or meeting pods, please consider visiting the Levy Library.
    • Earplugs are available near the help desk.
    • Playing audio out loud on any device is not permitted. Please use headphones to listen to audio content.
    • Phone calls and video meetings should be taken outside of the library.
  3. Seating Policy
    • Tables and chairs cannot be moved.
    • Cleaning and sanitation supplies are available upon request. We encourage all individuals to clean their space before/after use. 
  4. Food and Drinks Policy
    • Food is not permitted in the library at any time.
    • Drinks with lids are permitted.
  5. Printing Policy
    • Printing is available at no charge to all members of the Mount Sinai community.
    • Printing is only available in black & white.
    • Printing of full textbooks and licensed material is strictly prohibited. Patrons must abide by U.S. Copyright Law.
    • Patrons are encouraged to limit their printer use and avoid excess printing.
  6. Mask Policy
    • Masks are currently optional in all library spaces. Please understand that these policies may be revised if COVID-19 rates change or the regulatory environment changes.

Seating Options

The Mount Sinai West Medical Library has a variety of seating arrangements for different types of work and study. There are a total of 33 seats with the following features:

  • Study Tables
  • Counter Height Seating
  • Soft Seating
  • Group Study Tables
  • Computer Desktop Workstations

To learn more about each type of seating, please visit our Study Areas Page.