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Visiting The Library: Access and Privileges

Levy Library Access and Privileges

Icahn School of Medicine and the Mount Sinai Health System

Icahn School of Medicine faculty, students, and staff, and Mount Sinai Health System employees have access to the Levy Library's collections and services. When visiting the Library, users are required to wear a valid Mount Sinai issued Identification badge in order to enter any library.

  • Circulating Collection Privileges
    Icahn School of Medicine faculty, students, and staff and MSHS employees are eligible to borrow print materials and technology materials from the Levy Library . More information about borrowing library materials is available here.
  • Remote (Off-Campus) Access to Online Resources
    Current faculty, residents, students, and staff of Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai and employees of the Mount Sinai Health System are eligible to access the Levy Library's electronic resources. More information is available here.

Consortium for Graduate Medical Education

  • Residents participating in the Consortium for Graduate Medical Education (GME) who are on rotation at the Mount Sinai Hospital campus for an extended period of time can request access to use the Levy Library while they are on campus.
  • All faculty of participating institutions of the Consortium for Graduate Medical Education (GME) have in-house use of the Levy Library collection. A valid ID from a GME Consortium institution is required for entrance to the Library. Circulation privileges and remote access to Levy Library resources are not extended to faculty and staff of GME Consortium institutions. 

General Public

The Levy Library is not open to the general public. Residents of the New York City metropolitan area may visit the Levy Library on a pre-arranged date to use a specific item in our print collection only if that item is not available at their local institution or at one of the New York Public Library Systems. To do so, please obtain a METRO Yellow Card from a library that participates in the METRO referral network. METRO Yellow cards are accepted between 9:00am-5:00pm. Please be advised the card holders are not eligible to access items from the library’s electronic collection. Mount Sinai Health System Libraries does not accept METRO Blue cards.