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Temporary Closure of all Mount Sinai Health System Libraries Effective Saturday, March 14

by Kerry McKee on 2020-03-13T15:53:02-04:00 | Comments

TO:

All Faculty, Staff, and Students

FROM:

Gali Halevi, MLS, PhD

Associate Dean of Libraries and Information Sciences

Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine

Assistant Professor, Department of Medical Education

Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

Paul Lawrence, MFA

Deputy, Chief Information Officer

Senior Associate Dean, Academic and Research Informatics

Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

Vice President, Information Technology

Mount Sinai Health System

Marta Filizola, PhD

Dean of the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences

Sharon & Frederick A. Klingenstein-Nathan G. Kase, MD Professor

Department of Pharmacological Sciences, Department of Neuroscience  

Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

David Muller, MD, FACP

Dean for Medical Education

Marietta and Charles C. Morchand Chair

Department of Medical Education

Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

DATE:

March 13, 2020

RE:

Temporary Closure of all Mount Sinai Health System Libraries Effective Saturday, March 14, 2020

 

Effective Saturday March 14, all Mount Sinai Health System libraries, including the Levy Library at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai located in the Annenberg Building, Mount Sinai Morningside Information Commons, and Mount Sinai West Library, will be closed to patrons and visitors until further notice. Icahn School of Medicine students will continue to have access to study rooms within Annenberg Floor 10 with an ID badge.

The Mount Sinai Health System Libraries are here to support your research needs when you are working or studying remotely. Below are a list of services and resources to help you while libraries are closed.

Remote Access is available 24/7 (https://libguides.mssm.edu/login)

  • Log in from off-campus using your Mount Sinai credentials to access library journals, books, databases, and other resources remotely.

Ask a Librarian (https://askalibrarian.mssm.edu/index.php)

  • Available Monday - Friday, 9 am – 5 pm. Patrons may call, chat, email, or submit a question to a librarian.

Research Support Consultations (offered via Zoom)

  • Email RefDesk@mssm.edu to request an appointment. Please include a brief summary of your research topic and a sample of a few (three – five) relevant articles on your topic.

Library Education Sessions (offered via Zoom)

ISMMS Writing Support Services (offered via Zoom)

  • Please visit the Writing Support Service page to schedule a virtual consultation with our writing consultant. This service is open to all Icahn School of Medicine students, residents, fellows, and postdocs.

Electronic Journals and books may be found at these websites (requiring an MSHS login)

The ISMMS Levy Library Mobile App can be found at both the Apple and Google Play stores.

 

For a complete list of remote services and resources available from the Mount Sinai Health System Libraries, please visit our Remote Services page.

 

The Icahn School of Medicine Academic IT Support Center (ASC-IT) will close walk-in counter service. However, ASC-IT will continue to be available via phone. 212-241-7091, or email, ascit@mssm.edu.

 


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