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Text a Librarian, Monday - Friday, 10am - 5pm

Text the Library for help with a research question, use of library resources, remote access, or any library-related question.

Text us at 718.407.0761.

Chat Live

Chat live with a librarian, in real-time, Monday - Friday 10am - 5pm.

Zoom Consultation

Need help with a search? Please call 718.430.3104 or email askref@einsteinmed.org to schedule a consultation.

Library Orientation

Arrange a tour of the Library and an introduction to our services. For more information or to schedule an appointment, contact the Reference Department at 718.430.3104 or e-mail askref@einsteinmed.org.

Classes and Workshops

Classes are held in the Library Conference Room, Forchheimer 119N. View the schedule. For more information or to register, contact the Reference Department at 718.430.3104 or e-mail askref@einsteinmed.org.

Individual Instruction

Consult a Reference Librarian for help in using any of the Library's print or online resources. For more information or to schedule an appointment, contact the Reference Department at 718.430.3104 or e-mail askref@einsteinmed.org.

Customized Group Training

The D. Samuel Gottesman Library offers customized training by our experienced reference librarians in searching various databases. Classes are available for residents, faculty, and staff and may be customized for topics needed. Training is conducted in the Library's training room, Forchheimer 119N, equipped with 16 laptops for hands-on learning. Short demo sessions or longer classes which include hands-on practice time can be arranged. For more information or to schedule a class, contact the Reference Department at 718.430.3104 or e-mail askref@einsteinmed.org. Training includes:

  1. Searching ALBERT, the Library's online catalog for books and journals
  2. Medline, Evidence-Based Medicine, and other databases on the Einstein network
  3. PubMed and other databases from the National Library of Medicine
  4. Web of Science
  5. End Note and RefWorks
  6. Mobile resources

Mediated Online Searches

Request a search of online resources by a Reference Librarian, for a fee. For more information or to schedule an appointment, contact the Reference Department at 718.430.3104 or e-mail askref@einsteinmed.org.

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