The Steve Kaufman Library, located within The New York College of Health Professions facility, contains the most extensive collection of materials about Holistic medicine available on Long Island. It is open to students, faculty, staff and the general public.
The library houses an ever growing collection of anatomical models, books, magazines and journals, specializing in Oriental medicine, acupuncture, herbal medicine, massage therapy, Cooperative agreements with hospital and medical school libraries provide an invaluable resource for obtaining additional material. DVDs and CD-ROMS are also available for loan and in-library use.
Several networked workstations provide access to the Library’s catalog, access to the Internet, e-mail, word-processing, and spreadsheet applications. Online indexes to professional periodical literature include subscriptions to online resources and are available on and off campus. These databases include full-text research articles focusing on holistic approaches to health care and medicine.
The College’s Library catalog is found at https://nycollege.mysurpass.net.
A reserve tutoring room is now available for one-on-one assistance and small study groups.
Hours of Operation:
Monday –Thursday: 10:00 AM to 7:00 PM
Friday 11 AM to 3 PM
*Check for updates as intersession hours and hours during exams may vary*
Acupuncture in Medicine:
Acupuncture in Medicine is a scientific and clinical journal aimed at Western-trained physicians and other health professionals, and uses understanding of neurophysiology and anatomy to interpret the effects of acupuncture. https://journals.sagepub.com
Focuses on the many perspectives of complementary, holistic and integrated
approaches to health care and wellness. https://search.ebscohost.com
Liebert Online Journal Collection:
Scientific, technical and medical journals.www.liebertpub.com
Alternative and Complementary Therapies: http://online.liebertpub.com/loi/act
Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine: http://online.liebertpub.com/loi/ACM
Medical Acupuncture: http://online.liebertpub.com/loi/ACU
Citations for biomedical literature from Medline, life science journals and online books www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed
The National Institute of Health’s Web site, produced by the National Library of Medicine https://medlineplus.gov/
Medline Plus Magazine: https://medlineplus.gov/magazine/
Bio Med Central (BMC):
Open-Access (free), Scientific Journals: https://www.biomedcentral.com
Complementary and Alternative Medicine: https://bmccomplementalternmed.biomedcentral.com/
Health Services Research: https://bmchealthservres.biomedcentral.com/
Musculoskeletal Disorders: https://bmcmusculoskeletdisord.biomedcentral.com/
Public Health: https://bmcpublichealth.biomedcentral.com/
Chinese Medicine: https://cmjournal.biomedcentral.com/
Nutrition Journal: https://nutritionj.biomedcentral.com/
International Journal of Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork: http://www.ijtmb.org/index.php/ijtmb/index
Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA): https://jamanetwork.com/journals/jama/issue
Journal of Acupuncture and Meridian Studies (JAMS): http://www.jams-kpi.com/
Journal of the Chinese Medical Association: http://www.jcma-online.com/
Western Journal of Medicine: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/journals/183/
Annals of Internal Medicine: http://annals.org/aim/issue
Alternative Medicine Review: https://altmedrev.com
Integrative Practitioner: Community for Integrative Health Care Practitioners https://www.integrativepractitioner.com/
Merck Manual of Diagnosis and Therapy: Western Medical Text www.merckmanuals.com