The Jamaica Hospital Medical Center Medical Library offers many services for our medical staff and employees, including:

Expert Literature Search

Jamaica Hospital Medical Center Medical LibraryOur Director can perform an expert literature search of the journal literature in a variety of databases and email search results (citations and full text articles) to your email account. Consider using this service when you are preparing a presentation, writing a case report for publication or need information on an unusual medical case.

Interlibrary Loans

If you identify an article or articles that you need for your work but the articles are not available full text online, ask our circulation desk to obtain this material for you from another library. When received, we will be happy to email these articles to you.

Training in the Use of Electronic Library Resources

Our Director can provide individual and/or small group training in the use of specific library databases (e.g., pubmed,Ovid nursing) and library textbook collections (e.g. stat!ref, R2 library).

Remote (Home) Access to Electronic Resources

Our staff will be happy to help you create usernames and password to those resources with remote access

Computer Access

10 computers with internet access, Microsoft Office and EPIC are available in the medical library for the use of individuals with JHMC identification. One computer has scanner access.

Access to Library Resources from all Medisys Computers

Look for the “Library Resources “ folder on computer desktops

(Links to the individual databases and collections are contained in this folder)


Look for the ”Library” under “Employee Resources – My MediSys Intranet”

Wireless Internet Access is Available in the Medical Library

Registration and setup by the library staff is required

See Library Electronic Resources from any MediSys computer with an internet connection


These services are available during staffed library hours.

Small Group Study/Conference Room

The JHMC Medical Library has a small conference room which can be used for small group study M-F before 8:00 am and after 5:00 pm and any time on weekends.

Hours of Operation
The Medical Library is open from Monday, Wednesday and Friday – 8:30am until 5:00 pm
(24 hour access for residents, employees and students currently rotating at JHMC)

Jamaica Hospital Identification Required for Admission

Location: 4th Floor – Axel Building

Jamaica Hospital Medical Center Medical Library Staff

Circulation Desk & Interlibrary Loans:
Kathy Kruger

(718) 206-8450

Director & Reference/Search

Requests:  Carol Cave-Davis

(718) 206-8451