The JFK Medical Library provides access to information and resources for all JFK Health community: medical center employees, affiliated physicians and students; patients, and their families, and the public.
The Medical Library provides access to current periodicals, monographs, a consumer collection, electronic media and full-text resources. All JFK Health staff, employees and students may borrow circulating material. Periodicals and reference materials may not be borrowed. Books and electronic media items may be borrowed for three weeks. Interlibrary Loan Service is available to provide free access to materials not available in the JFK Medical Library.
Library staff will assist users in securing information and using the library resources. Reference questions, photocopy, and citation verification requests may be placed in person, by telephone, or by email. The library staff provides computerized Literature searching of multiple databases for all users.
The library staff offers group orientation to the students. Learn the basic and advanced skills necessary to search the Internet and medical/nursing databases.
The Library is located on the JFK Health Campus, 65 James Street, Edison, New Jersey 08818. It is on the second floor, next to the Physicians’ Lounge and Health Information Management Department (HIM). The Library is staffed Monday through Friday from 8:00 AM until 3 PM, except legal holidays.
For seamless access from any in-house computer, studentsw can visit the JFK Medical Center's Intranet. All digital resources are available for print.
To meet requirements and receive grades, all materials should be returned prior to the last day of classes, school graduation or course withdrawal.